Causes We Support In 2022

Thank you for clicking through to learn more about the causes we support. All the organisations below have been championed and selected by individuals in our team and we are delighted to support the valuable work they do. We hope you don’t mind, but we have included a link for each charity for any visitors who wish to do the same. 
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2022's Causes

Red Cross Ukraine Appeal

“We help people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are.”

£3,980.16 donated

Their mission:

As the terrible situation in Ukraine unfolds the Ukrainian Red Cross Society and the International Committee of the Red Cross continues to respond to existing and emerging humanitarian needs, supporting people affected by this conflict by supplying:

• food
• water
• first aid
• medicines
• warm clothes • shelter

How they help:

Red Cross teams have been working around the clock to get critical care to those who need it most, both in Ukraine and its bordering countries.

So far, Red Cross teams in Ukraine have helped more than 750,000 people since the conflict began. This includes distributing 400 tonnes of vital aid, including food, blankets, hygiene parcels and warm clothes.

First aid training has also been delivered to over 42,000 people so they have the skills to treat their loved ones if needed.

Red Cross teams in bordering countries are offering medical care and providing food, aid and shelter to people arriving from Ukraine.

Crohn’s & Colitis UK

“Improved lives today, a world free from Crohn’s and Colitis tomorrow.”

£1326.72 donated

Their mission:

Crohn’s and Colitis UK is a charitable organisation set up to support and advise those who have been diagnosed with either of the conditions. They want to see improved lives today, and a world free from Crohn’s and Colitis tomorrow.

How they help:

The organisation offers a treasure trove of information and support about Crohn’s and Colitis as well as driving research and knowledge through donations, membership, sponsorship and voluntary help. They break taboos, they drive pioneering research, they bring people together, they campaign to improve lives and they are leading the fight against Crohn’s and Colitis.

Children with Cancer

“We are the leading national children’s charity dedicated to the fight against childhood cancer.”

£552.50 donated

Their mission:

Children with Cancer is a UK charity dedicated to the fight against childhood cancer with a vision to create a world where every child survives cancer. Their mission is to improve survival rates across all types of childhood cancer by finding kinder, safer treatments and ultimately a cure. They also support children and their families to live better during and after treatment.

How they help:

The charity raises and invests money to fund research projects to understand what causes children to get cancer and to develop improved treatments. They help families deal with the burden of a cancer diagnosis by working with other organisations to fund free accommodation close to hospitals and financial grant programmes to support families during their cancer journey. They also organise special days out, giving families a welcome respite from hospitals and treatment. We bring childhood cancer to the forefront by sharing children and their families’ experiences in the hope this will reduce delays in diagnosis, raise awareness of life-limiting side effects of current treatments and encourage greater funding of childhood cancer research.

Save the Children Ukraine Appeal

“Help children get the future they deserve.”

£2,653.44 donated

Their mission:

In the UK and around the world, Save the Children make sure children keep safe, healthy and learning. They exist for children. To make their world a better place. To help them learn, grow and become who they want to be. No matter where they’re growing up, they find a way to reach the children who need them most.

How they help:

Their team in Ukraine are responding where they can – and will continue for as long as it is safe and possible to do so.

They are distributing winter kits of clothing and blankets. Providing cash and vouchers assistance to families to meet basic needs like food, rent and medicines. Offering vital mental health support to children and their families. Providing access to safe, inclusive, quality education. Providing basic non-food items and outreach services for refugees arriving to Romania.

Age UK

“Age UK is the country’s leading charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life..”

£1,326.72 donated

Their mission:

Age UK has partnered with Age International to help provide life-saving support to older people and their families during the Ukrainian crisis.

How they help:

Due to conflict in Ukraine, millions of people have been forced to flee their homes in search of safety. Older people and their families who have been able to reach neighbouring countries are in need of specialist support. For those left behind, the situation is particularly dangerous.

The programme is helping older people and their families with life-saving essentials such as:

• Specially tailored food packages to help feed themselves and their families

• Hygiene kits to help keep clean and stay safe from diseases

• Multi-purpose cash payments so that they can buy the essentials that they need

• Mental health support and counselling


“Demelza Hospice Care for Children provides care and support for seriously ill children, young people and their families.”

£1,326.72 donated

Their mission:

Demelza believes every child and young person who has a serious or terminal condition should receive the care and attention they need to live the most fulfilling life they can, and that they and their families have the opportunity to build memories, for however long they have together.

They’ve been providing this care since 1998 and, through the generosity of others, they can continue to be there for families for years to come.

How they help:

When families are struggling to cope because their children have a serious or terminal condition, Demelza provides specialist care and support, bringing them back from breaking point.

Their hospices in South East London and Kent, and home care service in East Sussex provide tailored care to babies, children and young adults. Their facilities, nurses, therapists and dedicated volunteers give families the time and space to feel like families again.

Alzheimer’s Research

“Our vision is a world where people are free from the fear, harm and heartbreak of dementia.”

£2,753.44 donated

Their mission:

Alzheimer’s Research UK is the UK’s leading dementia research charity, dedicated to causes, diagnosis, prevention, treatment and cure. Backed by passionate scientists and supporters, they’re challenging the way people think about dementia, uniting the big thinkers in the field and funding the innovative science that will deliver a cure.

Their mission is to bring about the first life changing dementia treatment by 2025.

How they help:

They’re working across four key areas of action.

  1. Understand the diseases that cause dementia.
  2. Diagnose people earlier and more accurately.
  3. Reduce risk, backed by the latest evidence.
  4. Treat dementia effectively.

Through these important strands of work, they’re bringing about breakthroughs that will change lives.

Bees For Development

“We help some of the world’s poorest people to build resilient livelihoods through beekeeping.”

£1,500 donated

Their mission:

Bees for Development is a global charity which makes life better with bees. They promote sustainable beekeeping to combat poverty, build resilient livelihoods and benefit biodiversity.

They share beekeeping skills with people in the poorest communities of the world, giving a reliable, sustainable income for life. They use local skills, local materials and local bees.

How they help:

Many of the world’s poorest people live near rich natural resources, including precious tropical forests and grasslands. Beekeeping offers a wonderful opportunity for these people to create rural livelihoods, protecting and maintaining these important habitats.

They identify and articulate the crucial role of beekeepers working and living in tropical forests. They advocate only for the use of local bee species or races, and always with local beekeeping skills and materials.

The Straight Forward Forest

“Simple and impactful climate action.”

£7,110.40 donated

Their mission:

The climate crisis we currently face is the greatest threat we have ever known. Dangerous climate ‘tipping points’ have already been reached and there isn’t a place on Earth that won’t be affected.

One of the most effective ways to tackle this climate crisis and keep our temperatures from rising above 1.5C is to plant trees. They are also crucial in preventing ecological collapse.

How they help:

Our Million Tree Pledge is a progressive initiative to conserve, restore or grow one million trees worldwide by 2030.

We are privileged to be supported by Ecologi to help turn our Million Tree Pledge into reality by ensuring the right trees are planted in the right places, have been verified for the maximum positive impact, long-term survival and to protect and enhance the natural biodiversity.

We are also part of the “Million Tree Pledge” a community of like-minded organisations who have also pledged to plant one million trees.

The other part of our promise is to find at least two other people or businesses to get involved and pledge to plant one million trees too!

2022 Donations