United Kingdom Top Sites for Philanthropy

    Cancer Research UK

    Some information about cancer. A UK Charity primarily concerned with raising money to fund research.

    cancerresearchuk.org

    GreaterGood

    Many children with Type 1 diabetes grow up feeling isolated and out of place amongst their peers because of the daily health challenges they face -- something non-diabetic children can't understand. Camp Angels offers these children a crucial social suppo

    greatergood.com

    Oxfam Great Britain

    A development, relief, and campaigning organisation that works to find lasting solutions to poverty and suffering around the world. Works with poor communities, local partners, volunteers, and supporters to help poor people to help themselves.

    oxfam.org.uk

    Macmillan Cancer Support

    Information and support from this UK organization which addresses many of the types of tumors. Includes access to online booklets and other resources.

    macmillan.org.uk

    Charity Commission for England and Wales

    Regulates the administration and affairs of registered UK charities. Site gives detailed advice and policies on charitable activities, with a searchable database of UK charities.

    charitycommission.gov.uk

    Sports Relief

    Three-day fundraising initiative, combining sporting celebrities, competitions, games and a live TV show. Information on the activities, the sports, personalities who participate and how to get involved.

    sportrelief.com

    British Red Cross

    Information on the history of the Red Cross, its UK and international activities, the latest on disaster appeals. You can make a donation, volunteer your time, and find out about first aid courses.

    redcross.org.uk

    Free Rice

    Gives quiz questions where every correct answer donates 20 grains of rice through the UN World Food Program to help end hunger.

    freerice.com

    Barnardo s

    History and evolution of this charity for vulnerable children. Details of current projects, online book sales donation facility, as well as resources.

    barnardos.org.uk

    UK Committee For UNICEF

    Seeks to change attitudes and generate support for children's rights through campaigns in the UK and other countries.

    unicef.org.uk

    Amnesty International

    Protecting human rights worldwide, AI focuses on the release of prisoners of conscience, fair and prompt trials for all political prisoners and the abolition of the death penalty, torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment.

    amnesty.org

    Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI)

    Dedicated to saving lives at sea around the coasts of Britain and Ireland. Information about lifeboat stations and lifeboats, lifeguard units, volunteering and fundraising; also includes safety information, media resources, and contact details.

    rnli.org

    United Nations World Food Programme

    News and information about operations, policies, publications, appeals and how to help. Includes special reports, questions and answers and video.

    wfp.org

    Pajacyk, Polska Strona Głodu

    Stawia sobie za cel celem zbieranie środków pieniężnych na dożywianie dzieci w szkołach w całej Polsce.

    pajacyk.pl

    Save the Children

    An international children's charity based in the UK which supports both emergency and long-term relief and development projects. Site offers information about areas of activity, giving, events, and current projects.

    savethechildren.org.uk

    Charities Aid Foundation

    Independent charity providing products and services to other charities in the UK and internationally. Events, research, news and information about the organisation is available on the site.

    cafonline.org

    WaterAid

    WaterAid is an international non-profit organization transforming lives by improving access to safe water, hygiene and sanitation.

    wateraid.org

    The Children's Society

    Information about the organisation's activities improving the lives of England's disadvantaged children. Includes online shopping.

    childrenssociety.org.uk

    Act Blue

    A PAC allowing individuals and groups to channel their progressive dollars to candidates and movements of their choosing.

    actblue.com

    vInspired - Leaders in youth volunteer opportunities

    vInspired is the UK's leading youth volunteering charity providing 14-25 year olds with volunteering and social action opportunities. Young people become more skilled, confident and employable.

    vinspired.com

    Charity Choice

    Directory of charity services, with donation opportunities, register for volunteers, and searchable database.

    charitychoice.co.uk

    ABF The Soldiers' Charity

    We are The Soldiers’ Charity. We’re here to support the men and women who put everything on the line to defend us, and our country.

    soldierscharity.org

    ActionAid

    Child and community development charity based in the UK to help world's poorest people.

    actionaid.org.uk

    The Hunger Site

    Includes facts as well as a form for making donations.

    thehungersite.com

    Oxfam International

    A group of non-governmental organizations from three continents working worldwide to fight poverty and injustice.

    oxfam.org

    International Committee of the Red Cross - ICRC

    Organization whose humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. (In English, French and Spanish).

    icrc.org

    Action for Children

    Registered charity that supports and speaks out for the most vulnerable children and young people in the UK. Offers overview, campaigns, how to help, news and resources. Formerly NCH.

    actionforchildren.org.uk

    Welcome - VSO International

    VSO is the world's leading independent international development organisation that works volunteers to fight poverty.

    vsointernational.org

    The ONE Campaign

    An effort to rally Americans to fight the emergency of global AIDS and extreme poverty. List of member organizations, articles on their issues, ways to help, and success stories.

    one.org

    Home - FoodCycle

    FoodCycle is a UK charity that combines volunteers, surplus food and volunteers to create nutritious meals for people at risk from food poverty.

    foodcycle.org.uk

    Do Something

    DoSomething.org is the country’s largest not-for-profit for young people and social change. We have 2.9 million members (and counting!) who kick ass on causes they care about. Bullying. Animal cruelty. Homelessness. Cancer. The list goes on. DoSomething

    dosomething.org

    Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

    Grant-making foundation supports initiatives in education, world health and population, and community giving in the Pacific Northwest.

    gatesfoundation.org

    United Nations Volunteers

    The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is the UN organization that supports human development globally by promoting volunteerism and by mobilizing volunteers.

    unv.org

    Спасти Арктику

    О создании заповедной территории вокруг Северного полюса.

    savethearctic.org

    Privacy International

    Human rights "watchdog" organization focused on privacy intrusions by government and businesses. Site has lots of privacy issue articles.

    privacyinternational.org

    PLAN International UK

    Humanitarian, international development organisation which is devoted to providing assistance to underprivileged children in developing countries by offering a child sponsorship service.

    plan-uk.org