Sent CAB advisers out door-knocking to find the hardest-to-help people
The Charity Awards 2013 shortlist represents some of the finest examples of best practice and success in the charity sector from organisations big and small.
Mobile chemotherapy units; an electronic charity box; maternal education and healthcare services for the Roma community; and a project to transform a landfill site into a nature reserve are just some of the 30 charities shortlisted in The Charity Awards 2013.
Read more about the projects below.
Educating young women about domestic violence via unexpected media
Challenging the use of drones in Pakistan and elsewhere
Helped hundreds of prisoners to get off death row
Arts, culture and heritage
Breaking down barriers to the art world
Organised Face Britain to get kids involved in the arts
Engaging young people in creative reading activities
Children and youth
Enabling young people of all faiths to join National Citizen Service
Intervening early to prevent youth homelessness
Upskilling disadvantaged youths through volunteering in sport
Employing those with learning disabilities to fulfil their potential
Created a global database of spinal injury information
Providing advocacy for disabled people denied vital services
Education and training
Academy network that performs at top of the class
Teaching ex-offenders to drive to boost their employability
Environment and conservation
Transforming a landfill site into a nature reserve
Putting the heart back into Lytham
Planting trees to boost the UK’s native woodlands
Grantmaking and funding
Pooling local knowledge to encourage community philanthropy
Making a big change to small change
Reinvigorating the push for a living wage in London
Healthcare and medical research
Wiping out rabies on a Filipino island
International aid and development
Integrating isolated orphans into their communities
Preventing child abandonment and institutionalisation in the Roma community
Providing secondary school places for the most disadvantaged
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