Guess what? There are more than 70 charities and good causes registered with Buengo! Actually, there are 79, to be exact.
You know what they say: two’s a party, three’s a crowd and seventy’s a community.
We won’t be able to get to every charity and cause. Therefore, we will highlight 15 in order to showcase the many, different charities and causes with topics ranging from homelessness to free period products!
Manchester Cares aims to reduce loneliness amongst older and younger neighbours as well as bridge the gaps across social, generational and digital divides. It’s basically a community network of young professionals and older neighbours hanging out!
Spoons provides practical and emotional support to parents with babies in neonatal unit at two hospitals in Manchester. One nifty tool Spoons provides is a list of simplified medical terminiology.
Bone Cancer Research Trust is dedicated to fighting primary bone cancer. This charity also offers support where patients or family/friends of a patient can join a local support group and even share their own experiences with others.
Legs4Africa provides physical and emotional rehabilitation for amputees in Africa. The prosthetic limbs are recycled from individuals, NHS hospitals and other establishments like funeral homes. Legs4Africa also facilitates support groups as well.
HMHC involves people in service and community activities in order to build skill and confidence. The goal is to bring about health and well-being improvements, reducing demand and cost of services.
Barnabus Manchester brings hope to the homless and the vulnerable. Barnabus now offers a lifeline to 600 visiting homeless and vulnerable people each week.
Bread and Water for Africa helps the poorest communities send their children to school, improve access to healthcare and fight malnutrition by improving food production and improving access to clean water.
CW+ builds and enhances clinical facilities, delivers an art and design prgramme for patients and invests in health innovation to deliver exceptional patient care.
Help Homeless Heroes is a newer charity, formed in 2018, and is dedicated to leading the fight to eliminate homelessness. Instead of offering a bed for the night, Help Homeless Heroes offers help with clothing, toiletries, food and everyday essentials. There is The Triple H Programme which provides a homeless person with a structured plan that will help that person get back to a normal life with a roof over their head.
Reverse Rett is dedicated to changing the lives of children and adults with Rett Syndrome. Reverse Rett raise funds for research into treatments and a cure, and connects people have been affected by Rett Syndrome with researchers, medical professionals and families also affected.
GMYN’s mission is to create opportunities for disadvantaged young people. GMYN values inclusivity and a diverse workforce. This organisation thrives on partnerships with others and demonstrate a strong ethical commitment.
The Red Box Project ensures that no young person misses school because they could not afford period products. This project seeks to provide free menstrual products for young people in local schools.
Breakthrough’s mission is to assist disabled people in getting employed because they believe that paid work can increase an individual’s overall independence. Breakthrough also believes that disabled people have the righ to work in mainstream employment of their choice.
Homeless Entrepreneur is a program that aims to provide a holistic approach that ensures homeless people gain the tools, resources and network of professional to ultimately become employed.
Parkinson’s UK is on a mission to change attitudes, support one another and find a cure. They influence and fund research as well as raise awareness and offer a support system for everyone with Parkinson’s and their families.