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January 2021

Last month, we were pleased to host our own 12 Days of Christmas on Social Media. On the 6th day we asked Advisers and Members to nominate a small UK charity, for the chance to receive a donation of £125.

We are thrilled to announce that we are going above and beyond for our Advisers and Members and paying £125 to all valid nominations. Not restricting to the 12 as per our terms and conditions!

Was your nomination successful?

Charities to receive £125 donation from our 125 Foundation. 

  • Bath Cats & Dogs home  - Rescuing & re-homing animals since 1937
  • Dandelion Time - Gives children and families time and space to love and trust again, time to heal from emotional trauma and abuse. Time to rebuild confidence and strengthen relationships and time to develop skills and aspirations for a brighter future.
  • HMSA - Supporting people with connective tissue disorders or hypermobility related health problems, including but not limited to Ehlers-Danlos, Marfan & Stickler etc.
  • Julian House - Supports vulnerable and at-risk individuals. These include men, women and young people experiencing homelessness, women and children escaping domestic abuse, adults with learning difficulties and people who need support after leaving prison.
  • 4Louis - Supporting anyone affected by miscarriage, stillbirth and the death of a baby or child. They also work to improve the care bereaved families receive from health care and other professionals. 
  • Lymphoma Action - The UK's only charity dedicated to lymphoma, the 5th most common cancer. They've been providing in-depth, expert information for over 30 years, helping thousands of people affected by lymphoma. Their mission is to make sure no one faces lymphoma alone. 
  • Medical Detection Dogs - At the forefront of the research into the fight against cancer and other life-threatening diseases, including Parkinson’s disease and bacterial infections.  Their Bio Detection Dogs are trained to find the odour of those diseases in samples such as urine, breath and sweat and our work has the potential to benefit millions.
  • Mind - Provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. They won't give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect.
  • Oldies Club - A dog rescue, run solely by volunteers, that specialises in rescuing and rehoming older dogs – aged 7 years plus.
  • Parkinson's UK - They're the Parkinson's charity that drives better care, treatments and quality of life. Because we're here, no one has to face Parkinson's alone.
  • Rethink - Improving the lives of people severely affected by mental illness through a network of local groups and services, expert information and successful campaigning. Their goal is to make sure everyone affected by severe mental illness has a good quality of life.
  • Saint Catherine's - Providing care throughout 1,600 square miles of North and East Yorkshire. All of their services are provided free of charge, meaning that they rely on fundraising to help reach the £5.5million a year it costs to care for their patients.  
  • Sheffield Mind - Providing mental health support and wellbeing activities for people in Sheffield for over 40 years.
  • Winstons Wish - Giving grieving children hope. supporting children, young people and their families after the devastating loss they will ever face.

Thank you to all those who participated and nominated a charity. 

Find out more about our 125 Foundation and how we may be able to help in the future.