Providing spiritual and emotional support, in addition to specialist medical and nursing care, Pendleside Hospice seeks to improve the lives of Adults suffering from cancer and other life threating illnesses.
In the East Lancashire area there are 750 people who suffer from Parkinsons. This area currently does not have a Parkinson’s nursing service available, and Parkinsons UK seeks to change this by the raising funds to provide the service for two years.
ELDS’s main concern is for Deaf individuals and their family in the community and as well as their right to full participation, to the same opportunities in education, employment, access and involvement as anyone else. ELDS achieves its vision through three main routes: Advocacy, Information and Services.
After his father died from prostate cancer in 1998, Gordon used his Mayoral year to raise over £59,000 to purchase a new prostate scanner for Burnley General. That scanner is reaching the end of its life, he’s trying to raise £75,000 for a replacement
For over 50 years the British Heart Foundation has funded thousands of research projects around the UK to help the fight against heart disease.
Founded in 1870 the British Red Cross provides humanitarian aid to people in crisis both in the UK and abroad. Their mission is to “Care for people in Crisis”, and “Refusing to ignore people in Crisis”.
Providing help to people through a moment of absolute need, the food bank has delivered food to thousands of people.
Works to fightcancer by funding and promoting innovative, world-class research into the disease – research that will lead to the development of more effective detection, diagnosis and treatment.
A dedicated Youth Club in the Fraser Street area, run by a group of local mothers with passion and commitment.
Providing nursing care to terminally ill people through its hospices, Marie Curie works tirelessly to help cancer patients and their families.
Provides training and encouragement for young boxers
Burnley Savings and Loans was happy to assist in the annual Pints and Poets event, organized to raise awareness of Mental Health Issues.
Help for Heroes seeks to support former servicemen and women. The charity has produced a 2014 calendar which launches later this month.
The Histiocytosis Research Trust is dedicated to promoting and funding scientific research into uncovering not only the causes of many different varieties of histiocytic disorders, and also ensuring early diagnosis, effective treatment and a cure.
Helping people diagnosed with cancer with practical, medical and financial support, with their army of nurses and volunteers.
A brave, wonderful, young lad, Sam Shaw has fought Neuroblastoma. A rare and aggressive form of cancer. The appeal sought to raise the funds for his treatment in the United States.
Among those benefiting from the cash was Simon Townley, from Burnley, who plays wheelchair basketball for St Helen’s team Vikings 2009. The money was used to purchase a wheelchair for the basketball team.
The Rosemere Cancer Foundation raises funds for extra equipment and facilities for cancer patients in Lancashire and South Cumbria. Rosemere also funds vital local research, helping to provide the very best care possible for patients, today and in the future.