Blogs

  • October 2014

  • Helping us make the ultimate breakthrough

    Breakthrough Breast Cancer began 25 years ago with one man’s absolute commitment, following the loss of his wife, to stopping women dying from breast cancer. Together with the help of many extraordinary people, he raised the £15 million needed to build the first dedicated breast cancer research centre, where experts could work together to find […]

  • After death, leave life

    Watta is 1 day old and lies in her mother’s arms in Peters Town Clinic. Her mother, Comfort, is a 17 year old Liberian woman who lives in the inaccessible village that is not connected by road and cannot be reached by motorbike. She walked for 7 hours to use the Maternal Waiting Room ahead […]

  • September 2014

  • Investing in the next generation

    UK Youth offers young people a vital chance to learn and succeed outside mainstream education. Since 1911 we have supported young people through a range of innovative programmes to gain the tools they need for life, work and a better future. Despite being a national charity and 103 years old, we are largely unknown to […]

  • Co-operative Legal Services awarded yellow plaque

    Marking this year’s Remember A Charity in your Will Week (8-14th September), the Co-operative Legal Services (CLS) was yesterday recognised as the first corporate organisation to raise £15 million in potential gifts to charities, via Wills created for its customers. The organisation was awarded a yellow plaque by Rob Cope, director of Remember A Charity. CLS […]

  • Co-operative Legal Services awarded yellow plaque

    Marking this year’s Remember A Charity in your Will Week (8-14th September), the Co-operative Legal Services (CLS) was yesterday recognised as the first corporate organisation to raise £15 million in potential gifts to charities, via Wills created for its customers. The organisation was awarded a yellow plaque by Rob Cope, director of Remember A Charity. CLS […]

  • There’s a legend in all of us

    Strapping yourself to the top of a plane is a frightening thought for many, but not for 94-year-old Tom Lackey. After the sudden loss of his wife 13 years ago, Tom started wing walking and has never looked back. “I don’t like the word impossible. I really don’t believe it,” he says. “I look at […]

  • January 2014

  • Thanks a million

    Our first steps. Our first words. Our first spelling test. It’s the human condition to measure against others. Charities are no different. A Christmas appeal. A latest ad campaign. We measure what works. But imagine if we could measure what we don’t know. Imagine measuring how many people might have left a gift to their […]

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