The following charities have received support/funds from The Footprints Foundation. Click on the logo’s to visit their websites and find out more information.
Sickle Cell Society
“Footprints are pleased to support the work of Peace Adetero in her efforts to raise awareness of Sickle Cell Disease, and wish her all the best with on-going endeavours”.
Marie Curie Cancer Care
‘We Put Patients and Families First’ is Marie Curie Cancer Care’s strategic plan for 2011-14. It sets out our plans to develop, expand and fund our work.
Make-A-Wish Foundation UK is a charity with a single purpose – we grant magical wishes to children and young people aged 3-17 fighting life-threatening illnesses.
The Brainwave Programme
The Brainwave Programme rests on the theory of neuroplasticity and our qualified and experienced staff are drawn from the mainstream fields of physiotherapy, psychology and education.
The Manacare Foundation
“Manacare considers its mission as a handshake of peace and goodwill and a step towards the hope that peoples from different lands and cultures can work together and, whilst caring about each other, ultimately take a stride towards the achievement of peace on our earth.”
Wooden Spoon is the children’s charity of the rugby world. For 25 years Spoon has harnessed the spirit and values of rugby to give disadvantaged children in Britain and Ireland a chance to achieve their full potential in life.
Association Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS) is a Scottish charity established to provide hospice services in Scotland for children and young people with life-limiting conditions.
Chance International was set up by family and friends to support the work of Natascha Barrymore who has been working independently in Aceh, Indonesia since January 2005 just after the tsunami.
Caring for the lives of individuals and their families who have been touched by cancer or other life limiting illnesses. It’s about extra-ordinary people taking the time to improve the lives of others; about adding life to days, even when days can’t be added to life.
The Evelina Children’s Hospital
The Evelina Children’s Hospital at Guy’s and St Thomas’ moved to a stunning new purpose built hospital at St Thomas’ in 2005. With everything from the menus and furnishings to the design of the building itself chosen by children, it’s something truly special.
Bromley by Bow Centre
The Bromley by Bow Centre is an innovative community organisation in East London. Working in one of the most deprived wards in the UK, each week we support families, young people and adults of all ages to learn new skills, improve their health and wellbeing, find employment and develop the confidence to achieve their goals and transform their lives.
In 1987 a pioneering local group, consisting of Barbara Curd, Helen Hutchinson and Dr Andrew Bodham-Whetham – later joined by Bishop John Gibbs, identified the need for a hospice in South Gloucestershire. The Cotswold Care Project was born and an appeal to purchase premises and to finance the Hospice’s first year launched. Thanks to massive support from the local community, and hard work from the volunteers who have always been the Hospice’s mainstay, the dream took just three years to come true.
Children with Leukaemia
For more than 22 years, we have been helping children affected by leukaemia. We fund research into causes and treatments, support families through welfare programmes and campaign on their behalf.
The Anthony Nolan Trust
We are the charity that takes back lives from leukaemia. It is only with your involvement that we can carry out our lifesaving work.
Deafblind UK is a national charity offering specialist services and human support to deafblind people and those who have progressive sight and hearing loss acquired throughout their lives.
Help for Heroes
Help for Heroes (H4H) was founded by Bryn and Emma Parry after a profoundly moving visit to Selly Oak Hospital in the summer of 2007. Bryn and Emma met some extraordinarily brave young people who had been badly wounded and they just wanted to do something to help.
Saint Francis Hospice
Saint Francis Hospice Saint Francis Hospice is a centre of excellence in the care of those with life limiting illnesses. Our team of specialist consultants, doctors, nurses and health care assistants provide practical and emotional support for adults of all ages and give specialist bereavement support to family members from as young as 20 months.
Ronald McDonald House Charities RMHC
Ronald McDonald House Charities – is an independent Charity which provides free ‘home away from home’ accommodation at hospitals, enabling families to stay close to their child and maintain a degree of normal family life.
Children’s Hospice South West
At Children’s Hospice South West we care for children who have illnesses which mean they will die before reaching adulthood. We provide expert care for them, their parents and well siblings.
Muscular Help Foundation
The Muscle Help Foundation exists to deliver amazing and unforgettable experiences (that we call Muscle Dreams) in the UK for children and young people suffering from the muscle wasting disease Muscular Dystrophy … helping them to live a dream or fulfil a cherished ambition.
The Shakespeare Hospice
Today, we are an independent local charity providing specialist End of Life and supportive care for people living in South Warwickshire and the North Cotswolds who are affected by life-limiting illness.
Whether they be the very old, people living with dementia or alzheimer’s, people living with physical disabilities, degenerative illnesses such as parkinsons or motor neurone disease, people living with learning difficulties or more serious mental disorders, all older people are valuable.
We provide a resource for disabled people to learn computing skills and to have access to the Internet within a social environment. Training is available to a high standard and people can study to obtain recognised qualifications at a pace and in a manner which is entirely appropriate to them.
Royal Marsden Cancer Charity
The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity We raise money to help The Royal Marsden provide world-class care for cancer patients, and to support the hospital’s pioneering work in cancer research and education.
The Child Care Trust
The Child Care Action Trust has helped more than seven hundred disabled children, living in the United Kingdom (some many times), by the provision of many other forms of equipment and facilities such as Conductive Education, to provide relief for these children, that are not freely available from the health service, social services or affordable by their families.
Kenya Works Our approach is three-pronged – Learning, Earning and Partnering. In Learning we supply schools with libraries, library books, and educational materials, uniforms for the very poor and occasionally school buildings. Something as simple as outdoor toilets improves school retention rates, especially for young girls.
The Mears Foundation
Following the success of our first two international relief projects, India in 2008 and Sri Lanka in 2009, it was felt that it would be a logical step to set up a charity to support and channel the funds raised towards these endeavours. In addition The Mears Foundation aims to support worth while charities both in the UK and abroad.
The Cure Parkinsons Trust (Movers and Shakers)
The Cure Parkinson’s Trust has one bold aim – to cure Parkinson’s disease. The charity funds innovative projects and inspirational scientists with the aim of building momentum towards a cure.
St Barnabas Hospice
Having an advanced illness can raise all sorts of practical, physical and emotional issues, which affect not only the patient, but their loved ones too. The hospice aims to help tackle these issues, offering expert advice and support along the way.
The Martlets Hospice
The hospice plays a vital role in helping people to live life as fully as they can, right up until the end. Through expert clinical care provided by highly skilled and experienced Doctors and Nurses, we ensure that wherever possible peace, respect and dignity is retained – it is a very simple and very human ethos.
We are a community led organisation in Brighton providing information and advice about learning and work, and a range of support activities for adults. For those who are looking to go back to work we offer careers advice, employment support and a range of tailored resources.
The British Wireless for the Blind
The British Wireless for the Blind Fund provides high quality, easy to use audio equipment which has been specially designed and adapted for listeners living with sight loss.
One in every 9 babies in the UK is born either premature or sick. That’s over 80,000 babies every year with one being admitted to special care every six minutes. The vital care that babies receive after birth can have a profound impact on the rest of their lives. For families struggling to cope, this will be one of the most difficult, emotional and stressful times of their lives.
The Meningistis Trust
Meningitis strikes in an instant, but the impact lasts a lifetime. The Meningitis Trust is here to ensure that everyone whose life has been affected by meningitis gets access to the support that they need, where they need it and for as long as they need it.
The Get Up and Walk Foundation
The Get Up and Walk Foundation is a no-profit organization dedicated to bettering the lives of orphaned children. Through donations of concerned individuals, Founders and organizations, we help feed, educate, and improve their lives.
During November each year, Movember is responsible for the sprouting of moustaches on thousands of men’s faces in the UK and around the world. The aim of which is to raise vital funds and awareness for men’s health, specifically prostate cancer and testicular cancer.
Caring at Christmas
Caring at Christmas is a registered charity that helps homeless people at Christmas and throughout the year.
Second Chance was founded in 1984 and grew from the work of the founder and present chief executive Doug Hulme in special schools. It was originally known as “The Foster an Angler” charity, because it took children from deprived backgrounds camping and fishing.
Green Pastures Christian Nursing Home
Green Pastures Christian Nursing Home has been established to provide care for the frail and elderly and others who are terminally ill.
SkillForce is a charity that works in schools, drawing on the skills of ex-Forces personnel, to inspire young people to succeed.
We provide an information and advice service for older people, their families and carers, focusing on social care, welfare benefits and befriending services. This is integrated with local support, including one-to-one and group befriending schemes.
CCHF All About Kids exists to give disadvantaged children a range of residential activity and respite breaks. We improve the quality of children’s lives and help them to recognise their potential in a safe and happy environment.
Heart and Sole
In April Delight partnered with Sal’s Shoes, a local charity that finds new feet for outgrown children’s shoes, and with the support of the Embassy of Nepal in London we launched Heart & Sole. Working with the children from 4 local schools we asked them to find an outgrown pair of shoes, an outgrown cuddly toy and draw a picture or write a letter to a Nepali child in dire need.
Youth Direct is an after school club that was set up in 2003, as it became apparent that local youth needed some recreational space other than their school and home environment.
The Eikon Charity’s origins date back to 1995, when the ‘New Haw Youth Project’ was set up by our founder, Chris Hickford. Chris met many young people coping with extremely difficult personal issues who had very little, if any, help available to them.