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Payroll Giving supporting Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (CCAM)

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month campaign (CCAM).  CLIC Sargent wants to change the system and convince the Government to finally create a Young Cancer Patient Travel Fund to help young cancer patients and their families afford the cost of travelling for essential, life-saving treatment.  Read more

September 11, 2019
Robot supporting people with dementia.

A local authority in East England employ a humanoid robot that brings joy to people with dementia through reminiscence activities. Within the Department for People at Southend’s Civic Centre, there’s a very special employee who loves to chat. Their name is Pepper.  Pepper is a child-size robot that has proven to be popular among different […]

September 4, 2019
Let’s hear it for Payroll Giving!

Deaf children in West Midlands fall an entire grade behind at GCSE level, according to new research from National Deaf Children’s Society.   The charity issued the warning after analysing the Departments for Education’s 2018 exam results data, which showed that the region’s deaf children score an average grade of 3.78 across eight key subjects.  For […]

August 28, 2019
Welcome to Action Against Hunger our new Payroll Giving charity partner.

Action Against Hunger’s teams work in nearly 50 countries worldwide to carry out innovative, lifesaving programmes in nutrition, food security, water, sanitation and hygiene. We are delighted to be partnering with them and raising their profile during our Payroll Giving promotions. Read more

August 21, 2019
Here’s how your Payroll Giving donations help animals like Gloria

Saturday is International Homeless Animals Day  An unsuspecting family bought Gloria from what was likely to have been a puppy farm. Sadly, like many pets who have been bred purely for profit, it quickly became apparent the little border collie was seriously unwell. Unable to afford the vet bills that quickly piled up when she fell […]

August 13, 2019
Smartphone app technology aims to ‘replace’ lost memories

This year the Alzheimer’s Society Innovation Team are supporting new projects through our Accelerator programme. We are very pleased to announce our support for the smartphone app How Do I? The How Do I? app is designed to help people with dementia carry out everyday tasks like boiling a kettle, by flashing up ‘how to’ videos when their […]

August 7, 2019
25th anniversary of Roy Castle’s #TourofHope supported by Payroll Giving

Lung cancer is the UK’s biggest cancer killer and can affect anyone- men and women, young and old, smokers and non-smokers. On 21st July 1994, Roy Castle set off on his #TourofHope to fund for a brand new lung cancer research centre. He raised over £1m and had the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation named […]

July 24, 2019
Tips for MS sufferers on how to handle the heat supported by Payroll Giving

We all enjoy the sunshine but did you know over 60% of people with MS say their symptoms get worse in the heat? MS Society UK have some top tips on how to stay cool. Read more

July 10, 2019
In My Shoes – experience supported by your Payroll Giving donations

Crohn’s & Colitis UK have teamed up with pharmaceutical company Takeda UK to create In My Shoes: 24 Hours with Crohn’s or Colitis – an immersive app that will allow anyone to experience first-hand what it’s like to have Crohn’s or Colitis. Experience the app

July 4, 2019
Bowel Cancer UK call for UK wide testing!

An estimated 200,000 people in the UK have Lynch syndrome – a genetic condition that increases the lifetime risk of bowel cancer to up to 80%. … That’s why Bowel Cancer UK are calling on Governments in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland to follow Wales lead and test all bowel cancer patients at the point […]

June 27, 2019
Payroll Giving supporting Learning Disability Week with Mencap

Learning Disability Week 2019 will take place from 17 to 23 June and will be all about sport and inclusion.   Mencap have a full range of sporting activities you can enter across the UK.  Check out what’s happening where you live. 

June 19, 2019
Payroll Giving shows you care!

Its #carersweek 10 – 16th June.   One in three unpaid carers (32 per cent) looking after a loved one who is older, disabled or seriously ill has felt lonely or isolated because they are uncomfortable talking to friends about their caring role.  A further third (32 per cent) say they feel socially isolated at work […]

June 6, 2019
#MentalHealthAwarenessWeek supported by your Payroll Giving donations

Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week takes place from 13-19 May 2019. The theme this year is Body Image – how we think and feel about our bodies.  Body image issues can affect all of us at any age. During the week we are publishing new research and campaigning for change. Check […]

May 15, 2019
Payroll Giving donations helping dogs with cancer

New research could help dogs with a common cancer get better treatment and help save lives. This is one of the ways YOUR donations help the lives of animals.  Together for Animals are leading the way in research and care for dogs and other animals.  Read more  – 

May 8, 2019
Double your Payroll Giving donation to Sightsavers!

Worldwide, 36 million people are blind, but 75 per cent of this sight loss can be cured or prevented. Sightsavers aims to prevent avoidable blindness and save the sight of some of the world’s most vulnerable people. We protect sight by providing eye operations for people who need them, and training eye care workers and […]

April 24, 2019
Payroll Giving donors – Salt of the earth!

There are lots of good health reasons why we should avoid eating too much salt.    The MS Society dive into the research.  Is there a link between salt and MS? When we talk about salt, we’re talking about a molecule called sodium chloride. Sodium plays a number of key roles in the body. For […]

April 17, 2019
See the difference Payroll Giving has made to GOSH!

Have you seen what your #payrollgiving donations have helped to provide in Great Ormond Street Hospital and Children’s Charity? GOSH treats seriously ill children from across the UK, and this VR experience will provide an opportunity for supporters from across the UK to see for themselves how their donations could help give children who are […]

April 10, 2019
Payroll Giving support with World Autism Week

Spectrum Night Walks is the National Autistic Society’s biggest walking fundraising event of the year. We’ll be taking to the streets and telling the world about autism with hundreds of other passionate walkers during World Autism Awareness Week 2019. Love Island star Niall Aslam will be walking with us on our London Spectrum Night Walk, […]

April 1, 2019
Payroll Giving goes Purple for Epilepsy Society support

Purple day is the international day for epilepsy and falls on 26 March each year. A huge thanks to everyone who is starting the conversation about epilepsy and changing lives. There’s lots of support for fundraising including Selfie props.   Simply print onto card, cut them out, and sellotape to a straw or lolly stick! Remember […]

March 25, 2019
Have you seen the new British Heart Foundation TV ad?

On the 18th March British Heart Foundation launched  their new campaign which will be live across TV, cinema and social media.  In the TV ad, we follow a young boy as he comes home from school and begins to join the dots between hearts, blood flow, and the health issues faced by his loved ones. […]

March 19, 2019
Payroll Giving helps provide Shelter from Storm Gareth

Lying in a warm bed listening to storm Gareth can make you anxious but just imagine how frightening it is for those living on our streets! Shelter defend the right to a safe home — with individuals, in communities, across society. This poem by one of their young supporters illustrates their work. Your  tax free […]

March 13, 2019
Stroke Association offering guidance supported by your Payroll Giving donations

My Stroke Guide Support and advice for those affected by stroke My Stroke Guide can connect you with others through our online community and help you with: ✔ Advice ✔ Information ✔ Videos ✔ Support Get your guide here 

March 7, 2019
Payroll Giving takes Practical Action to reduce poverty

Technology is a key to ending poverty. Technology doesn’t mean just physical infrastructure, machinery and equipment – it’s also the knowledge, skills and capacity to organise and use these effectively. Practical Action currently has 104 projects in developing countries around the world. From 2017 – 2020 we will continue to focus on improved access to: […]

February 26, 2019
Save the Children with your Payroll Giving donation

 More than half a million babies may have died because of wars in the last five years, charity Save the Children has reported. Their research suggests 300 babies are dying every day, working out as an average of more than 100,000 deaths annually. This figure does not include children killed directly by fighting. The charity […]

February 19, 2019
Payroll Giving supporting St John’s Ambulance training – saving lives

St John Ambulance is the nations leading first aid charity. Every year, more than 400,000 people learn how to save a life through our training programmes, including hundreds of thousands of young people. Our volunteers provide first aid in their communities, keeping people safe at events, and working alongside the NHS in response to 999 […]

February 14, 2019
New research findings could help catch lung cancer early and lead to new treatments.

A ‘world-first’ study backed by Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation could pave the way for very early detection of lung cancer as well as new treatments for it. Led by Professor Sam Janes, the research team from University College London (UCL) has discovered new ways of understanding and identifying the earliest stages of the development […]

February 6, 2019
Royal Mail’s Payroll Giving supporting Action for Children’s mental health programme for 13-19 year olds

Started in June 2017, Action For Children’s partnership with Royal Mail aims to raise £2 million for a preventative, school-based mental health programme for 13-19 year olds across the UK. We hope to reach thousands of young people who are at risk of developing depression and other mental health issues, and make sure they get […]

January 31, 2019
Payroll Givers United Against Dementia

  Dementia devastates lives. By 2021, 1 million people will be living with the condition. But dementia won’t win. Until the day we find a cure, Alzheimer’s Society will be here for anyone affected by dementia – wherever they are, whatever they’re going through. Everything we do is informed and inspired by them.   The […]

January 23, 2019

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