5th September is the International Day of Charity, the date was chosen to commemorate the anniversary of the passing of Mother Teresa. We want to take this opportunity to shine a light on some of the amazing charities in our region:
Autism Parents Together is a charity set up by parents to support children in the Tees Valley with autism and their families.
Bloodrun Emergency Voluntary Service (EVS) is a Blood Bike Charity established to provide a free urgent courier service to North East NHS Hospitals and Trusts.
Daft as a Brush provides a free transport service to and from the Freeman/RVI Hospitals for outpatients undergoing chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy treatment. Whilst Bluebell Cancer Patient care aims to highlight difficulties of cancer patient transport and raise £1m to offer free patient transport nationwide.
Breckon Hill Community Centre is used to deliver a range of community services which are aimed at educational, recreational and social activities.
Butterwick provide care and support for adults, young people, babies, and their families living with progressive life-limiting illnesses.
Catalyst are the strategic infrastructure organisation for voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations based or operating within the borough of Stockton-on-Tees.
Daisy Chain are a unique charity that addresses the needs of children on the autism spectrum and their families in the Tees Valley.
Eastern Ravens Trust has supported children, young people and families from the Stockton-on-Tees area for over 50 years. The organisation has distinct aims and objectives aimed at supporting the informal education of those experiencing social exclusion and/or disadvantage.
Five Lamps delivers an integrated range of social, economic and financial inclusion services and seek to transform lives, raise aspiration, remove barriers and offer choice.
Matrix Neurological delivers family support and non-clinical neuro-rehabilitation support to children and young people who are living with an acquired brain injury.
The MFC Foundation works to raise aspirations and improve the life chances of young people and adults across Teesside.
Neo Angels support families of premature and sick babies on both neonatal units at North Tees and James Cook Hospitals.
Tees Philanthropic helps businesses and individuals join together to make Middlesbrough and Teesside better places in which to live, work, and do business. They raise money from business to support local communities and start amazing projects in the area.
Teesside Hospice change lives across Teesside by supporting people and their families who have been affected by terminal illness.
Yarm Lunch Club are dedicated to serving older members of the local area by providing a hot meal and a place for them to socialise on a regular basis.