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    Action Tutoring

    Action Tutoring is a national charity tackling education inequality in Newcastle. We want to ensure all pupils, regardless of their background, are given the support needed to achieve. We recruit enthusiastic volunteers to deliver English and maths tuition to disadvantaged pupils in school, to enable them to reach their potential...

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    Alzheimers Society

    Alzheimer’s Society is a charity that supports people living with a diagnosis of dementia. Our 3,000 services across England, Wales and Northern Ireland offer information, care and support to people with dementia, their families, friends and carers. These include Dementia Cafés, Singing for the Brain® sessions, and Dementia...

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    Beanstalk Charity

    Beanstalk recruits, trains and supports volunteers to work in nurseries and primary schools to help develop language skills through the use of books and play (nursery) and to support children who have fallen behind in their reading, lack confidence and/or are disengaged with reading (primary)

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    Every 30 seconds someone, somewhere in the world is killed in a road crash. Brake works to stop road deaths and injuries by campaigning for safer roads; supports people bereaved or injured in road crashes; and raises public awareness for sustainable transport.

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    The Career Development Module is a 20 credit module for second year, final year and masters students with optional module choices in their degree programme. Students undertake 70 hours volunteering within the local community to develop graduate skills

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    Changing Futures North East

    Changing Futures North East is a charity that works across Tees Valley with children and families to develop strong and healthy family relationships. When children have a range of positive and healthy relationships as they grow up, they often do well, even when they have other challenges in their lives...

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    Crisis is the national charity for homeless people. We are dedicated to ending homelessness by delivering life-changing services and campaigning for change. Our aims are: We want to do more for more homeless people in more places across the UK and help to change their lives for good. We...

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    Diabetes UK

    Our vision is a world where diabetes can do no harm. Diabetes affects more people than any other serious health condition in the UK. More than dementia and cancer combined. That means we need to take action now.

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    Dragonfly Cancer Trust

    We support children and young people with cancer, up to the age of 25 with very limited time left to live. We do this by helping them to create very special memories enabling them to leave their footprint on the world. We send cash gifts of up £500 and where...

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    Dyslexia North East

    Dyslexia North East (DNE) is a very small charity based in the north east of England whose vision is to create a society that celebrates difference, raises awareness, understanding and knowledge about Dyslexia to improve the positive impact it has on people’s lives. The services available include Assessment, learning...

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    FAR Centre

    We are a friendly community centre providing activities for children, young people, adults and older people we operate a purpose built community centre in the heart of our neighbourhood and we offer a range of leisure and learning activities. We mainly work with disadvantaged families and try to provide positive...

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    FareShare North East

    FareShare North East take in good and in date food destined for landfill and distribute it to community groups and vulnerable people in the local area. We currently supply 129 community groups with food who in turn provide food to over 10,000 people each.

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    We support people who are hungry and lonely by serving tasty lunches and dinners every single day in towns and cities across the country. Many of our guests struggle to afford the basics to eat and many will eat alone without company or conversation.

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    Friends Action North East

    Friends Action is a local charity that supports and champions friendship for adults with learning disabilities and/or mental health issues. We aim to create supportive friendships for our vulnerable adults, with an aim to address the negative impacts of social isolation. Loneliness can be detrimental to our physical and...

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    Go Volunteer

    Here at Go Volunteer we want to help you find the perfect volunteering opportunity. you want to develop skills in an area relevant to your chosen career; work on your personal development or just lend a helping hand in the local community, we’re here to help you get started...

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    GoodGym Newcastle

    GoodGym makes it easy to get fit by doing good. We do this in three ways: We pair runners with isolated older people - we call them 'coaches' as they motivate the runners to keep going - and the runners commit to make a weekly visit as part of their workout. www...

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    Grandparents Plus

    Millions of families rely on grandparents. We're here to make sure they can handle whatever life brings. Grandparents Plus is the only national charity (England and Wales) dedicated to grandparents and their role in the care and development of their grandchildren. We're a voice for grandparents. We recognise...

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    Green Schools Project

    Green Schools Project supports young people to lead environmental projects such as energy saving and encouraging walking to school, helping to inspire their school and community to go green. It involves them in social action, building their leadership, communication and teamwork skills as well as their confidence, resilience and wellbeing...

  • Harambee logo


    We are cultural organisation, who create, organise, and manage activities and events showcasing arts of the African and Pan-African Diaspora. Collaborating with artists, activists, cultural and learning institutions, venues, and community organisations is at the core of our philosophy. Our Flagship event is Harambee Pasadia Afro Fusion Arts Festival...

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    Healthwatch North Tyneside

    Healthwatch North Tyneside is a local independent charity that believes health and social care work best when people are involved in decisions about their treatment and care. We consequently listen to peoples’ experiences of health and social care so as to feed this back to the people responsible for commissioning...

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    Kids Kabin

    Kids Kabin provides creative and practical activities for disadvantaged children aged 7-13 in Walker. Activities include pottery, cookery, woodwork, music, dance, film making, bike repairs and arts and crafts. We run these activities from the main Kids Kabin centre in Church Walk and also in community centres and church...

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    Leonard Cheshire Disability

    Leonard Cheshire Disability promotes an ethos of inclusion and diversity in the community. Many of our services are specifically designed to meet these aims. We offer a range of opportunities to people aged 16 years or over, such as working in schools on community arts projects, through to residential nursing...

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    Leonard Chesire

    At Leonard Cheshire we support individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability. Discover IT gives disabled adults access to computers to develop their skills and interests in Leonard Cheshire services, special centres and in people's own home.

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    Martha and Mary

    We are a small community drop-in in shop premises on a busy shopping street. We offer an unconditional welcome to all. We serve light refreshments and offer free inter net use, wi-fi, a small meeting room for community groups, chiropody and massage treatments. We are open every week...

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    National Trust - Gibside

    A Georgian landscape garden forged in an industrial past. Gibside is one of the few surviving 18th-century designed landscapes and was fashioned with two things in mind: spectacular views and ‘wow’ moments. The estate, commissioned by coal baron George Bowes, offers a glimpse into the past and the compelling...

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    New Prospects Association

    The Social Inclusion Project was created to support young people with autism. We aim to get our members to identify their interests and find exciting activities in the community. We will support them to get out into the real world, develop life skills through following their passions and interests and...

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    Newcastle Vikings Handball Club

    Newcastle Vikings is the first handball club in the North East of England. One of the key foundations of our culture is to welcome anyone who wants to learn, play and enjoy handball regardless of gender, nationality, ethnicity, skill level or age.

  • North of England Civic Trust logo

    North of England Civic Trust

    For 50 years we have been active in conservation and regeneration across the North East of England, North Yorkshire and Cumbria. As a civic trust we champion public involvement in the processes that shape the environment, often working with local community groups and schools.

  • North Tyneside Citizens Advice logo

    North Tyneside Citizens Advice

    Citizens Advice provides free, impartial, confidential and independent advice to help people overcome their problems. We help local residents with issues including Benefits, Debt, Employment, Housing and Consumer problems.

  • Oasis Community Housing logo

    Oasis Community Housing

    We are a national charity addressing both the immediate needs and root causes of homelessness through four cornerstones of support: Home – 24hr supported accommodation for young people facing homelessness; Basis – emergency beds and crisis services; Aspire – employment support and financial skills training; and Empower – support for people who have experienced...

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    Ouseburn Community Centre

    Ouseburn Community Centre is a family centric centre that provides a range of activities for children, families and their parents. The work of the Centre aims to improve the quality of life for residents. We also support new and emerging communities such as BME, their needs and aspirations.

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    Oxfam Finance

    Oxfam is a charity which works with others to relieve poverty and suffering. The Newcastle Office is a Finance Office – it processes all the income and expenditure for all the shops in the UK.

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    Parkinsons UK

    For more than 40 years we’ve been working to find a cure and improve life for everyone affected by Parkinson’s. Our vision is that by 2020 people affected by Parkinson’s will have fair access to support and services they identify as fundamental to being and staying ‘in...

  • Parks and Countryside Services logo

    Parks and Countryside Services

    The Newcastle City Council Parks and Countryside Service are responsible for the upkeep of parks in the city. These are some of the most beautiful areas in Newcastle which are enjoyed by thousands of people everyday but this wouldnt be possible without the work of the park rangers and their...

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    Revitilising Redesdale

    Revitalising Redesdale is a £2.8m, Heritage Lottery-funded Landscape Partnership Scheme, which aims to celebrate, conserve and enhance Redesdale’s rich cultural heritage, landscape and wildlife.

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    The RSPB speaks out for birds and wildlife, tackling the problems that threaten our environment. We are the largest wildlife conservation organization in Europe with over one million members. Wildlife and the environment face many threats. Our work is focused on the species and habitats that are in the greatest...

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    Salvation Army

    The Salvation Army is a radical and growing movement which actively serves the community and fights for social justice. The Salvation Army is both a church and a charity and works with some of the most disadvantaged people in our communities.

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    Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd

    The Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd (SATCoL) is the trading arm of The Salvation Army in the UK and Republic of Ireland. We were established in 1991 to help fund The Salvation Army’s vital work with vulnerable people in the UK, and today we raise money and encourage reuse...

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    Sanctuary Care Ltd

    Established in 1995, a not-for-profit organisation, we have over 100 warm & welcoming care homes across England & Scotland.

  • Smart Works Newcastle logo

    Smart Works Newcastle

    Smart Works Newcastle is a charity which provides interview clothing, styling and coaching for local women who have an upcoming job interview. Our service equips them with the skills and confidence to enter employment – 60% of the women who access our service get a job within one month.

  • St John Ambulance logo

    St John Ambulance

    St John Ambulance is the nation’s 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...

  • Streetwise Opera logo

    Streetwise Opera

    Streetwise Opera is an award-winning national charity that uses music to help people make positive changes in their lives. Working with people who have experienced homelessness, we run workshop programmes across England, stage critically-acclaimed operas and produce With One Voice, an international arts and homelessness movement.

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    Success for All

    Success4All run Learning Hubs and Clubs across deprived areas of the North East. We firmly believe that postcode shouldn't dictate educational outcomes and our aim is to close any existing attainment gaps between the poor and privileged. Our Learning Hubs run after school in relaxed, welcoming environments, where children...

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    The British Cycling Federation Ltd

    British Cycling is the national governing body for cycling as recognised by the international federation for the sport. British Cycling works across all levels and six disciplines of the sport and to represent cyclists’ interests at all levels, including campaigning on important issues including road safety.

  • The Citizens Advice Witness Service logo

    The Citizens Advice Witness Service

    The Citizens Advice Witness Service provides free and independent support for both prosecution and defence witnesses in every criminal court in England and Wales.

  • The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association logo

    The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association

    We are a charity which provides life-changing services for people living with sight loss and their friends and family. The sighted guide service helps people with visual impairment to improve their confidence, menatl wellbeing and sense of belonging to their community by getting out and about independently.

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    The Key

    The Key is a charity which aims to inspire disadvantaged young people across the North East of England through youth-led projects.

  • The Newman Holiday Trust logo

    The Newman Holiday Trust

    We are a charity that offers respite holidays care to children with physical or learning disabilities. Our holidays enables children to participate in activities that they would otherwise be unable to- enabling them to have the holiday of a life time whilst also allowing them to develop important life skills...

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    The Scout Association

    Scouts changes lives by offering fun and challenging activities, unique experiences, everyday adventure and the chance to help others so that we make a positive impact in communities. We help children and young adults reach their full potential and help members develop varied and valuable skills for life.

  • The Woodland Trust logo

    The Woodland Trust

    Established from humble beginnings in 1972 by our founder Kenneth Watkins OBE, we now have over 500,000 members and supporters and more than 1,000 sites, covering over 26,000 hectares, all over the UK. We protect and campaign on behalf of this country’s woods, plant trees, and...

  • Twisting Ducks Theatre logo

    Twisting Ducks Theatre

    The Twisting Ducks Theatre Company is a Newcastle based charity, providing opportunities for people with learning disabilities to partake in drama, music, dance and film activities. We make issue-based theatre and film that raises awareness about important learning disability issues, and deliver training to increase awareness and understanding about...

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    Useful Vision

    Useful Vision is a registered charity providing fun activities for blind or partially sighted children around the North East to help them get the most out of life. We do this by organising free, imaginative family events and skills development sessions for visually impaired children.

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    Victims First Northumbria

    Victims First Northumbria is an independent victim referral service and registered charity. We put victims of crime at the heart of our service ensuring they are given help and support to cope and recover from the difficult experience they have faced. We understand the different needs required by people using...

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    West End Refugee Service

    West End Refugee Service (WERS) is a registered charity which provides support services for asylum seekers and refugees in a friendly, welcoming environment. Our range of integrated services aims to address the disadvantage, exclusion and poverty which affect asylum seekers and refugees living in the West End of Newcastle.

  • Willow’s Rainbow Box logo

    Willow’s Rainbow Box

    We are a non for profit (applying for CIO status) and our aim is to provide comfort boxes to women pregnant again after loss. The aim of the boxes is to help reduce anxiety and focus on promoting positive mental health and wellbeing. We also support families experiencing pregnancy after...

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    YHA (England and Wales)

    YHA has youth hostels in amazing rural and urban locations across England and Wales. We create opportunities for travel and real adventure for all young people – and we strive to reach young people coping with poverty, disability, bereavement, long-term illness and other challenges who may otherwise miss out.