Some of our favourite sites . . .

Make Poverty History - Coalition campaigning against world poverty. The gap between the world's rich and poor has never been wider. Malnutrition, AIDS, conflict and illiteracy are a daily reality for millions. But it isn't chance or bad luck that keeps people trapped in bitter, unrelenting poverty. It's man-made factors like a glaringly unjust global trade system, a debt burden so great that it suffocates any chance of recovery and insufficient and ineffective aid.

The Hunger Site - Launched in 1999 with the purpose of helping to alleviate world hunger by using the Internet in a creative way. A simple daily click of a button gives funding to the United Nations World Food Programme.

Amnesty International - A movement of ordinary people from across the world standing up for humanity and human rights, our purpose is to protect individuals wherever justice, fairness, freedom and truth are denied.

Frontières MSF (Doctors Without Borders) - an independent humanitarian medical aid organisation.

NSPCC - Specialising in child protection and the prevention of cruelty to children

Wateraid - Our mission is to overcome poverty by enabling the world’s poorest people to gain access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene education.

Traidcraft - Our mission is to fight poverty through trade, practising and promoting approaches to trade that help poor people in developing countries transform their lives. helping poor communities work their way out of poverty

Oxfam - A confederation of 13 organisations working with over 3,000 partners in over 100 countries to find lasting solutions to poverty and injustice.

International Red Cross - The world's largest humanitarian organization, providing assistance without discrimination as to nationality, race, religious beliefs, class or political opinions.

RSPCA - Works for a world in which all humans respect and live in harmony with all other members of the animal kingdom.

VSO - An international development charity that works through volunteers.

Sightsavers - works to combat blindness in developing countries, restoring sight through specialist treatment and eye care. We also support people who are irreversibly blind by providing education, counselling and training.

Cancer Research - The world's leading independent organisation dedicated to cancer research, through the work of more than 4,250 scientists, doctors and nurses.

Acorns - Acorns Children’s Hospice Trust was established in 1983, offering a network of care to life-limited children and support for their families across the heart of England. It has three hospices, in Birmingham, Walsall and Worcester, and a Community Team that offers practical and emotional support to families in their homes, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Refuge, committed to a world where domestic violence is not tolerated or ignored.

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