Every year we always try to support great causes where we can, and you can see a list of some of these below.
In addition, we plant 5 trees a month as part of our ongoing commitment to reduce our carbon footprint and help us save our planet. We call this our ‘Pledge to Plant‘.
UKCM have donated £100 to UNICEF to protect children in Ukraine.
Homes, schools water supplies and hospitals have been damaged or destroyed. Children have been separated from their families, and explosives, including landmines, are a daily threat to children’s lives. UNICEF are helping to provide families with food and water supplies as well as delivering life-saving supplies to support families who have been forced to flee their homes.
Children in Ukraine need your support now. To help protect them visit here.
One of our clients is going to be supporting Leeds South AEGIS Martial Arts Academy to perform 10,000 kicks to raise money for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance on Saturday 18th December.
We’re proud to donate £50 towards such an amazing cause!
Please show any support you can by making a donation through their just giving page here.
Lee – one of UKCM’s support workers – walked 27km in the Lake District on the 12th June with a team of rehabilitation practitioners in aid of Headway – the brain injury association. Through their efforts, together with a donation from UKCM for £50, they have smashed their fundraising target of £1000!
Well done to you and all the team, Lee!
If you would still like to make a donation there’s plenty of time – please visit their Virgin Money Giving page here.
The Intensive Care Society is the largest multi-professional intensive care membership organisation in the UK that welcomes doctors, nursing, psychologists, physiotherapists, speech and language therapists, dietitians, pharmacists, occupation therapists and all other allied healthcare professionals from across the world.
We’ve recently donated £100 to help them on their journey to improving patient care and saving lives.
Click here to find out more about the incredible work they do.
Lovely feedback after we donated some stationary supplies to a teacher in prep for the kids returning to school after lockdown…
“…paper and envelopes have been used by the older children to write a letter to any life form there may be on Mars…having something different to write on and of such lovely quality it brought out their best work.”
Glad we could help – let us know if they reply!
Laptops For Kids are a charitable organisation facilitating the donation and repurposing of used digital devices, working to ensure that no child falls behind with their education.
In January, one of our computers made it’s way to a boy called Henry, in support of the Laptops For Kids initiative. Henry’s mum wrote back to us and said “Henry couldn’t believe his eyes last night.”
Our client Tom set himself the challenge of raising £300 in January by completing 50 miles with the help of his Mum and Care team. Tom smashed his target, raising an amazing £1,580 – wow! Monies raised will be split equally between Riding for the Disabled (RDA) and Middlesbrough Powerchair football Team.
These Two clubs have helped Tom reach some life changing goals. Tom says “these clubs are so important to people like me as they are a place where nothing is impossible…”
We’re so proud of you, Tom. That’s why we’ve donated £50.00 towards your cause!
You can read more about Tom’s story, and continue to donate, here.
Both of these charities provide amazing support to people over the festive period. Seasons’ greetings from all of us at UKCM!
We’re proud to be supporting FareShare, the brilliant charity supported by Marcus Rashford helping combat child food poverty. Our director – Sue – has donated £100 towards their cause.
Please support FareShare here.
We’re proud to donate £100 through The British Red Cross in support of the families and communities affected by the recent explosions in #Beirut.
You can too by clicking this link.
We have donated £100 to Black Lives Matter UK, who are a national, member led, anti-racist organisation fighting to end structural racism.
The second round of funding will be open to all grassroots black-led organisations in the UK through an open application process. Details on this second round will be announced soon. You can sign up to their newsletter for updates here.
We are delighted to donate £50 towards the amazing work carried out by NHS Charities Together.
NHS Charities Together is the national charity caring for the NHS. They are made up of 241 NHS charity members based with hospitals, mental health trusts, ambulance trusts, community health trusts and health boards across the UK.
The funds raised by NHS Charities Together enable the health service to go above and beyond what would otherwise be possible. You can find out more about how to support the work they do here.
We’ve sponsored £50 towards supporting one of our clients in completing their challenge of cycling 50 miles on his exercise bike at home. William Bell-Caisley has raised over £1000 in support of NHS Charities Together, who are supporting NHS staff, volunteers and patients impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. William chose this charity, as he said that they are all heroes.
“The effort and determination he put in for his fundraising was phenomenal and gave him something to focus on during lockdown…he is our superstar!”
Read more about William’s fantastic achievement on the Neural Pathways website.
We’ve donated £50 to Headway, the UK-wide charity that works to improve life after brain injury by providing vital support and information services.
You can find out more about how Headway can support you after brain injury by visiting them here.