Unfortunately, these days, people in need are all over the world. Some of them have serious health problems whereas others are extremely poor and can’t afford to study or a house, and so on. In the United Kingdom, these situations are quite often met, but the good news is that there are lots of non-profit organizations that educate people in need. Here are some of the best ones.
Transforming Lives for Good
This Christian charity offers support to struggling children as well as families. They help those who face issues such as school exclusion and poverty. In plus, they offer a vision for the British churches to help offer great and practical support in and out of school. Their wonderful help includes volunteer coaches who give one-to-one mentoring, high support for excluded pupils. Transforming Lives for Good is located in Bradford, and it has not more and not less than 200 partner churches and 800 experienced volunteers. This charity organization helped in 2017, 750 children in need, and it aims to help until 2020 over 11,000. TLG has centers in all four nations of the United Kingdom.
The Brilliant Club
Another non-profit organization in the United Kingdom is The Brilliant Club. This award-winning charity helps increase the number of pupils from under-represented backgrounds to top British universities. It does that by highly mobilizing the PhD community to share its academic expertise with the UK schools. Their amazing strategy was launched in 2016, and their goal is to support 7,000 pupils from under-represented backgrounds to go to the best universities in Great Britain. The Brilliant Club organizes in-school tutorials, university trips, as well as online resources in order to support children aged 10-18 years old to develop the skills and ambition that are needed to progress to excellent universities. In 2017/2018, more than 11,000 pupils took part in The Scholars Programme and the plan of the organization is to considerably increase their number in the following years.
Fair Ways offers a wide range of services to children and young people, including training, education, and support services. Fair Ways was established in 2002, and it has today over 220 staff across five key services, who look over 150 young people per year. The organization tries to create a culture in which every person can harness and develop his potential in order to achieve amazing things. The managing director of Fair Ways, Mac McHugh, is an enthusiastic advocate of employee rights and social justice, with a particular emphasis on young people in care. There is no doubt that he does an excellent job and his goals for the future are absolutely impressive.
University of Surrey Students’ Union
This is the sole representative body for students, those who are undergraduate as well as postgraduate at the University of Surrey. The organization is led by an enthusiastic team of five sabbatical officers and 21 student officers. All of them are elected annually by Students’ Union members through an online ballot. Counseling services are offered to all the students from this university and not only. The union has also worked closely with local residents in order to create a new system where students are actually representatives for their local community. Due to this fact, there have been build bridges with local residents, and the impact was a positive one.