Charity Partners 2019
Emmaus Leicestershire & Rutland is a homelessness charity providing more than just a bed for the night to people who have experienced homelessness and social exclusion. Emmaus provides a home for as long as someone needs it and meaningful work in our social enterprises. Living in a stable environment with the opportunity to work helps people to regain lost self-esteem and the confidence to get back on their feet. read more
We give a lifetime of support to soldiers and veterans from the British Army, and their immediate families, when they are in need. We make grants to individuals through their Regiments and Corps and support a wide range of specialist charities that sustain the British Army ‘family’, both at home and around the world.
We take pride in being responsive, making a difference at a critical point in people’s lives. We have been doing this since 1944, working with veterans of every conflict, and we envisage continuing doing so for the ‘long haul’ – supporting all future generations of our soldiers and their dependants… read more
Charity Partners 2018
LAMP is an independent voluntary organisation working to promote good mental health for everyone living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. LAMP believes that if you use mental health services, you should have a say in how those services are delivered.LAMP believes that if you are caring for someone in mental distress, you should be listened to and have your needs met.With over 27 years behind us, LAMP has become an integral part of the mental healthcare community in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. We specialise in providing mental health advocacy and in consultation and development for local services… read more
Care of Police Survivors (otherwise known as COPS) is a UK registered charity dedicated to helping the families of police officers who have lost their lives whilst on duty. We aim to ensure that survivors have all the help they need to cope with such a tragedy, and that they remain part of the police family as they rebuild their lives… read more
Charity Partners 2017
Crimestoppers, an independent UK crime fighting charity, is the only organisation to offer 100% anonymity. A 24/7 phone line and an online ‘Giving Information Form’ allows the public to pass on key information without revealing personal details. The charity works closely with the public, the police and the media in the prevention and solving of crime.
The Rik Basra Leukaemia Campaign works to increase the understanding of blood cancers and encourages informed registration onto the stem cell register. Founded by Rik Basra, an Inspector with Leicestershire Police and Leukaemia survivor, the charity works through awareness campaigns and donor registration events.