KLSB are a local community group who were set up in March 2019 to help tidy up the green spaces of Larbert & Stenhousemuir.
On our very first litter pick more than 40 volunteers came out in the rain and helped rid the local park of over 100 bin bags worth or litter as well as many other discarded items. We continue to plant and maintain various flower beds in the area plus we also run a community food pantry for vulnerable people and low income households.
Save the Children is the world's independent children's rights organisation. We're outraged that millions of children are still denied proper healthcare, food, education and protection and we're determined to change that.
Foodbanks in Aberdeen provide emergency food and vital support to local people experiencing crisis in Aberdeen City. Every day people go hungry for reasons ranging from redundancy, poverty to receiving an unexpected bill on a low income.
The Food Banks Partnership Aberdeen coordinates food banks in the city while guiding users towards services that can help prevent people becoming reliant on these resources.
Partners include, Community Food Initiatives North East (CFINE), Instant Neighbour Trust and Aberdeen Cyrenians.
As well as providing emergency food, all partners are committed to promoting employment, signposting to money advice, debt management and household budgeting services, and other sources of support to develop resilience and help people to move on and out of poverty.
To provide assistance to victims of armed conflicts. To work for the improvement of health for the prevention of disease and for the prevention and alleviation of human suffering in the British Islands and throughout the world.
The voice of the Voluntary Sector with a strong and diverse membership. Dedicated and experienced staff providing support, development advice, facilitating networks as well as sharing news and information. We also provide office space to rent, room hire, grant finder services, administration services and much more.
The Moray Community Health and Social Care Partnership is the organisation which brings together Dr Gray's Hospital, community care services at the Moray Council, public health services, primary care, mental health, learning disability, health improvement and community health services.
At Save the Children, we believe in changing children’s future, we operate in the UK and around the world to ensure children are safe and healthy. We support them to learn, grow and become who they want to be. Our shops help raise vital funds, and our volunteers are the leading force in making this possible.
Your donation of time, creativity and kindness can help us change the future for children all over the world!
The organisation's purposes are: To relieve the needs of displaced persons, refugees or asylum seekers from the countries of their origin or domicile by reason of hostilities, persecution, oppressions, discrimination, natural disasters, economic adversity or other, like causes and to provide assistance to the families and dependents of persons who are in conditions of need, hardship or distress and to provide and disseminate information to displaced persons in Dumfries & Galloway on the provision of education, employment, health, housing, social and other services of and to those persons and their families; and dependents. To promote religious or racial harmony by encouraging integration and active cultural participation through involvement with MOOL. For the benefit of the public, to advance education and to promote the relief of poverty, the advancement of human rights and the promotion of equality and diversity in Dumfries & Galloway.
Independent Living includes, Support at Home, Transport Support, Mobility Aids, (wheelchair lending) HASM (Hand,Arm& Shoulder massage) and Family Tracing. All services are delivered by trained volunteers.
Fresh (Fitness, Recovery, Exercise, Safe, Health) Community Wellness - help in the community through providing wellness walks and chat safe space sessions, activities that connect with nature, fun litter picks, easy exercise education and fun fitness, befriending and mentoring to encourage those who may not currently be connected in the community, with gentle motivation from friendly community volunteers. As well as the inclusion of lived experience.
Central Borders Citizens Advice Bureau (CBCAB) is a member of the Scottish Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux, the nationwide network of independent advice agencies. We offer free, independent, confidential, impartial information and advice from our office in Galashiels.
Help is available to all members of the Central Borders community and we work with over 1,500 clients per year.
The Bureau’s aims are:
• to ensure that people do not suffer through lack of knowledge of their rights and responsibilities or of the services available to them, or through an inability to express their needs effectively.
• to exercise a responsible influence on the development of social policy and services both locally and nationally.
Food Train is a registered charity, voluntary organisation and social enterprise. Since 1995 Food Train has been making daily life easier for older people, providing vital services to those who are no longer able to manage independently, through age, ill health, frailty or disability.
Food Train makes hundreds of grocery deliveries every week, with the help of dedicated local volunteers, ensuring those most in need have access to fresh groceries.
We are the RNLI: the charity that saves lives at sea. Since 1824, our lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved more than 140,000 lives. Volunteers make up 95% of our organisation - ordinary people doing extraordinary things - supported by expert staff, all working together to help communities at home and abroad save lives.
Oxfam is a global movement of people who are fighting inequality to end poverty and injustice. Across regions, from the local to the global, we work with people to bring change that lasts. Our work is grounded in the commitment to the universality of human rights.
Samaritans provides confidential emotional support 24 hours a day by telephone, personal visit, email, and letter, through its branch network – support that includes outreach activity at festivals and outside our centres in prisons, hospitals, schools, the workplace and with homeless people.
Our purpose is to:
•enable persons who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those who may be at risk of suicide, to receive confidential emotional support at any time of the day or night from appropriately trained Samaritans in order to improve their emotional health and to reduce the incidence of suicide; and
•promote a better understanding in society of suicide, suicidal behaviour and the value of expressing feelings which may otherwise lead to suicide or impaired emotional health.
Every day Royal Voluntary Service helps thousands of older people to live the life they want. We provide practical services in homes, in hospitals and in communities all across the country so people can be independent and active. Royal Voluntary Service is one of the largest voluntary organisations and much of our work is supporting older people. We provide practical solutions to the everyday problems of loneliness and isolation.
Magpie receives donations of furniture and household goods for re-sale and recycling to the public. Magpie works closely with Health and Social Work colleagues to provide goods free of charge to local people in need of assistance as a result of homelessness, life changing circumstances or accident. Magpie is a social enterprise that works with other organisations to provide volunteering and employment opportunities for those finding it difficult to start or return to work.
The British Red Cross helps people in crisis whoever and wherever they are. We are part of a global voluntary network responding to conflicts, natural disasters and individual emergencies.\r\n\r\nWe enable vulnerable people in the UK and abroad to prepare for and withstand emergencies in their own communities. And when the crisis is over, we help them to recover and move on with their lives
Our volunteers make a difference to the lives of people in their communities, helping them to live independently and with dignity or to others, caught up in emergencies and disasters. Providing much needed support and services to people who need them most e.g. accompanied shopping, p.o., banking trips, writing letters, filling in forms, reading, helping at social and/or lunch clubs, driving to appointments and clinics, hairdressers, supporting annual events e.g. Flu fairs, soup & sandwiches, Christmas party/lunch. Supporting Blue Light organisations in emergencies.
Our mission is to deliver urgent medical samples, equipment and supplies free of charge between hospitals, healthcare sites and laboratories in the North East of Scotland when Healthcare Providers’ own transport services do not operate.
NERVS is affiliated to the Nationwide Association of Blood Bikes (NABB). NABB states that they “consist of independent Blood Bike Group Charities who work with their local hospitals, Air Ambulance services, and other NHS sites transporting medication, medical equipment, X-rays, scans, samples and human donor milk”.
PFSS is a registered charity which provides a unique service, supporting pet owners who are in one of the following emergency situations:
- Ill health
- Temporary homelessness
- Domestic abuse
If a pet owner is in one of these situations and is unable to afford boarding fees or arrange any other care for their pet, then PFSS will try to help.
PFSS does not operate a boarding centre or kennels but relies solely on volunteers who welcome the pet into their own home.
Our fosterers have been approved through an assessment process and had a home visit by our team.