Funding a new life for Mr Polly | The Pollyanna Pickering Foundation

We tend not to think of the cruelty inflicted upon animals across the globe. We know it takes place and, that nine times out of 10, this is because people are buying and selling beautiful animals into extinction. There are copious illegal animal trades still taking place which endanger the survival of species; some we’re Read More …

Knitted Knockers UK | Made With Love and Filled With Hope

Knitted Knockers UK knits and crochets cotton breast prostheses for women who’ve had a mastectomy or lumpectomy as a result of breast cancer. The charity was founded by Joanna Dervisoglu and Kay Coombes. Starting out as a knitting group on Facebook, it soon become clear that there was a need in the UK for a knitted, Read More …

Medical Detection Dogs | These Incredible Dogs Can Detect Cancer

The Medical Detection Dogs train dogs to help people with life-threatening health conditions. The charity was co-founded in 2008 by Dr Claire Guest, who was the Training Director of the first study to train dogs to identify cancer in 2003 and published in the BMJ in 2004. Working in partnership with researchers, NHS Trusts and Universities Read More …