This Christmas, Radio Harrow will be highlighting individual local charities from the 12th-24th December on our social media channels and right here.
DAY TWELVE: Tues 24th Dec – St Marks Foundation
St Marks Foundation raises money for bowel disease research and education at St Mark’s Hospital, with the aim of creating a future free from the fear of bowel disease.
To find out more https://www.stmarkshospitalfoundation.org.uk
DAY ELEVEN: Mon 23rd Dec – Samaritans
Christmas can be hard for some, Talk to Samaritans any time you like, in your own way, and off the record – about whatever’s getting to you. A totally confidential conversation with someone you don’t know can often feel easier.
To find out more https://www.samaritans.org
DAY TEN: Sun 22nd Dec – Rethink
Rethink support thousands of people every year through our diverse range of mental health services and life-changing support groups. These are vital in helping people get through crises, live independently and recognise that they don’t have to face mental illness alone.
To find out more visit https://www.rethink.org
DAY NINE: Sat 21st Dec – Harrow MS Therapy Centre
Harrow MS Therapy Centre supports people with multiple sclerosis to improve their quality of life through a range of therapies and support.
To find out more visit https://harrowmscentre.co.uk
DAY EIGHT: Friday 20th Dec – Harrow FoodBank
Harrow FoodBank provides nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to local people who are referred to us in crisis.
To find out more visit https://harrow.foodbank.org.uk
DAY SEVEN: Thurs 19th Dec – The WISH Centre
The WISH Centre provides confidential counselling for young people age 10-19 who self harm or have experienced sexual or domestic violence, abuse or neglect.
To find out more visit https://thewishcentre.org.uk
DAY SIX: Wed 18 Dec – Mind In Harrow
Mind in Harrow supports people who experience emotional distress, providing the highest quality services, campaigning to improve, education and challenge stigma, ensuring the views of those with mental health difficulties are heard.
To find out more visit www.mindinharrow.org.uk
DAY FIVE: Tues 17 Dec – Macmillian
Macmillan improves the lives of people affected by cancer. Providing practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care.
To find out more visit macmillan.org.uk
DAY FOUR: Mon 16 Dec – Harrow Mencap
Harrow Mencap campaigns for equality for people with learning disabilities, their families and carers. Providing opportunity Prompting Change.
To find out more visit https://www.harrowmencap.org.uk
DAY THREE: Sun 15th Dec – AgeUK Harrow
Age UK exists to serve the interests of all older citizens of the London Borough of Harrow from all walks of life and ethnic communities.
To find out more visit https://www.ageuk.org.uk
DAY TWO: Sat 14 Dec – St Lukes Hospice
St Lukes Hospice Harrow care for people whose illnesses are no longer curable, enabling them to achieve the best possible quality of life during the final stages of their illness. Through in-patient unit, day care unit, as well as Hospice at Home Care.
To find out more visit https://www.stlukes-hospice.org
DAY ONE: Fri 13 Dec – Harrow Carers
Harrow Carers provides services and support for carers of those in the community who are ill, frail or disabled.
To find out more visit https://harrowcarers.org
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