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The aim of the BHF is to play a leading role in the fight against heart and circulatory disease so that it is no longer a major cause of disability and premature death. The BHF is the largest independent funder of heart research in the UK. The charity also plays an important role in funding education reaching the public and health professionals, and providing life-saving cardiac equipment and support for rehabilitation and patient care.
CLIC Sargent - caring for children and young people with cancer and leukaemia. CLIC Sargent cares for the 10 families in the UK who are told their child has cancer every day . As the UK's leading children's cancer charity, CLIC Sargent is the only organisation to offer them all round care and support. That's because we're there every step of the way.
Provides a free, confidential, disability information and advice service for people with a disability, carers and professionals. Aim is to empower people with disabilties and their carers to make choices and maintain independence. Also provides a full welfare benefit service including representation at disability benefit appeal tribunals.
Rescues, cares and re-homes stray and abandoned ferrets in Worcestershire and the surrounding area. The Welfare has a non-breeding policy and provides information and advice on ferret husbandry.
Headway helps adults with an acquired brain injury. They give support and advice to those with brain injuries, their families, carers and other professionals. Headway Worcester Trust has a day opportunities centre, supported housing and also outreach support in Worcester, Malvern and Evesham. The aim is to help people to live as independently as possible, learn or regain skills and also to provide friendship and support.
Supports bereaved children and their families in Worcestershire.
Pershore Volunteer Centre offers practical support and advice for people interested in doing voluntary work and for local groups and organisations to promote and develop voluntary sector activity in Pershore and the surrounding villages. We also provide a range of community based services including a volunteer driving scheme to prevent social isolation in a rural area.
Spetchley, near Worcester. Thirty-acre garden with rare trees, shrubs, plants and red and fallow deer.
Two Pennies Money Advice provides free, face-to-face, professional money advice throughout Worcestershire, helping people to regain control of their finances. The popular and free Money Secret Courses run through the year give ideas and share good habits that help people take control of their budgeting and money management.
Fund-raising group to help preserve and add to the facilities of Worcester Cathedral.
The Centre provides free specialist advice, advocacy and support for people with housing or welfare benefit problems, including advice and assistance for homeless people. The Centre operates a Crisis Smartmove rent deposit guarantee scheme to help single homeless people to find private rented accommodation.
Worcester Lions Club is Part of Lions Club International which is one of the largest service organisations with over 1.3 million members' world wide. Worcester Lions Club meet at the Whitehouse Hotel, Foregate Street, 7.45pm for 8pm on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the Month with the exceptions of August and December (out with Santa and his sleigh!)
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