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The Walk Day In Case of Emergency (ICE) phone number has changed. It is now 0777 888 4020. The new number will be printed on lanyards and route cards.

Approved charities

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When entering a team for the walk, team co-ordinators will be able to to nominate up to three of the charities and good causes listed below to receive the donations made on behalf of the team.

Organisation Name Charity Numbersort descending Organisation Bio
Bone Cancer Research Trust


Charitable Objectives - To save lives and improve outcomes for people affected by primary bone cancer through research, information, awareness and support. BCRT is the leading charity funding research into primary bone cancer.



Fighting Ependymoma is a charity dedicated to supporting research into childhood ependymoma brain tumours in memory of Chris Bramhall

Breast Cancer Now


Breast Cancer Now are the Uks largers Breast Cancer research charity. Dedicated to funding ground breaking research bringing us close to our goal that everyone who devleops breast cancer with live and live well by 2050.

Alder Hey Children's Charity


Alder Hey Children’s Hospital is the busiest children’s hospital in the UK caring for over 275,000 young patients each year. Alder Hey is a Centre of Excellence for children with cancer, heart, spinal and brain disease and a National Centre for head and facial surgery, we are one of only four centres nationally to provide epilepsy surgery and one of two accredited major trauma units for children in the North West – our A & E department treats nearly 60,000 children every year. We are here for every child every day, providing remarkable care with excellence and dedication.

In October 2015 we moved into our brand new world class hospital, Alder Hey in the Park, the only hospital in Europe built entirely in a park.

Alder Hey Children’s Charity raises funds to support the hospital’s pioneering work and aims to improve the quality of life for not only the young people we see each year, but through innovations and research into childhood diseases, the quality of life for children in hospitals across the world.
Every donation we receive enables us to achieve that little bit more from buying vital equipment to building a better environment and providing facilities for families – your support means the world to us, thank you.



We are a small family run charity who support a nursery school and other organisations in The Gambia. We have supported the school for over three years,maid teachers salaries, paid school fees for all of the children and provided school equipment and uniforms. We also support local hospitals and clinics by shipping hospital beds and equipment including wheelchairs, baby essentials and medicine.

Lowick Green Management Group


A Charitable Incorporated Organisation (C.I.O.)set up in 2012 to restore and protect the future of Lowick Green. A precious, environmentally sensitive village green providing an educational and environmental village resource for the local community and visitors to the Lake District National Park.

Tigerlily Trust


Tigerlily Trust - local registered charity that supports bereaved families who lose their child at any stage during pregnancy, or later in childhood. They are dedicated to helping parents come to terms with their loss and provide much needed resources for parents both immediately following their loss and ongoing support throughout their journey, ultimately promoting a healthy pathway towards healing. They work within the Morecambe Bay NHS Trust area providing tangible remembrance items for bereaved parents, support groups and one to one support across the bay.

Spring Mount Christian Fellowship


We are a church on Abbey Road, and soon to be at Salthouse Pavilion on Roose Road, Barrow-in-Furness, working with and in the community.

Bootle and District Swimming Club


The club was set up over 25 years ago and has encouraged the young to learn to swim and the older population to keep fit in a small pool. Since the pool closed in 2014 to make way for a housing estate the local primary schools have noticed that fewer children are able to swim. A replacement pool is being planned near to the village hall to aid the safety of our young people and the activity of the older members of the community.

North West 4x4 Response


We are 4 X4 Logistical support for emergency services and other user bodies in times of need or adverse conditions

Jos Appeal


Jo's Appeal was set up in memory of my wife, former Evening Mail journalist Jo Davies, who died last August, aged 38, five-and-a-half years after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer.

Keswick Mountain Rescue Team


We have been rescuing people in difficulties on the fells around Keswick since 1947, averaging about two rescues a week in recent years. All our members are volunteers and number between 45 and 50. We are all on call 24 hours a day, every day of the year. We are entirely reliant on charitable support, with no government funding.

Millom Parents and Carers Disability Group


MPCDG puts on activities for children with disabilities, in and around the Millom area. K2B and C2B donations will go towards; swimming, horse riding, fencing, canoeing, ghyll scrambling, bush craft, trampolineing, Minecraft Club, minibus exertions and many more activities. Thank you

Pitt Hopkins UK


Pitt Hopkins Syndrome (PTHS) is a rare genetic syndrome caused by mutations in or deletions of the tcf4 gene.

The symptoms of PTHS become more apparent in childhood and can include characteristic facial features (wide mouth, widely spaced teeth and cupid bow top and full bottom lips), learning difficulties, seizures, episodes of unusual breathing patterns and chronic constipation.

Butterfly Hugs


Butterfly Hugs is a local charity formed to raise money for young families affected by life limiting and terminal illness in the South Lakeland and Furness area. We are dedicted to supporting local families in their hour of need either financially or provide support in the form of meet ups and connecting families. Butterfly Hugs has been formed as a charity that wil be a legacy of Connie and Joe Elson who suffer the rare condition MLD. Connie and Joe have drawn our attention to rare illnesses and the lack of support in our area of the country.

Sir John Barrow School Parent Teacher Association


Advance the education of pupils in the school by
-developing effective relationships between staff, parents and others associated with the school.
-engaging in activities or providing facilities or equipment which support the school and advance the education of the pupils.

North Walney Primary School PTA


A newly formed PTA which supports the new Headteacher at North Walney Primary School and its bid to provide all of the children with experiences and visits beyond what they are normally involved with.
The groups is made up of parents and staff members and is well supported by the local community.

Lake District Mobility


Lake District Mobility aims to provide specialist 'all terrain' scooters (Trampers) to outdoor businesses and attractions to improve access to the countryside for people with limited or restricted mobility. At present they have a Tramper available at Whinlatter, with two to start running at Langdale Estate in March 2019. They will be increasing the number of sites as they are able to do so. People with a wide range of mobility problems are able to use the Trampers from age 14 onwards.

Duddon & Furness Mountain Rescue Team


Mountain search and rescue team covering south west Cumbria; including, mountains, fells, rural, urban and coastal (shore side only) areas; 24 hours a day 365 days a year.



FND Hope UK mission is to provide awareness, support affected individuals, and advance in to Functional Neurological Disorder [FND]. We aim to drive high quality standards for FND care while empowering patients to better health.
1) Raise awareness and understanding of FND through Social Media, Charitable Events, Medical Conferences and other educational materials.
2) Coordinate a voluntary FND patients register to assist Drs in the advancement of new and ongoing research in partnership with the Genetic Alliance.
3) Work with Medical and Allied health professionals to provide better understanding of FND, improve medical protocols and promote ethical standards.

Fifth Sense UK


Fifth Sense is the first U.K. Charity providing direct support, advice and a signpost to potential diagnosis and treatment for the approximate 3 million people with smell loss or disorder. The effect of losing the Sense of smell is devastating and Fifth Sense aims to raise awareness of the condition, support sufferers, engage in research in search of a cure and treatments and to help improve the life experiences of those who can no longer enjoy the emotions attached to smell and flavours in food.

Every Life Matters


Every Life Matters was founded in November 2018 and aims to take a fresh, innovative and long term approach to suicide prevention and suicide bereavement support in Cumbria - a county that has had suicide rates well above the national average for too many years. To do this we will develop a network of Suicide Safer Community projects across Cumbria, provide Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Training, undertake ongoing campaigning and awareness raising and establish a countywide Support After Suicide service for individuals and communities affected and bereaved by suicide.

Growing Well


Growing Well is a farm-based mental health charity near Kendal. We provide a safe, supportive working environment to nurture mental health recovery and welcome anyone experiencing depression, anxiety or more complex mental health issues. We are funded through charitable donations and sale of our organic produce.

Vickerstown PTA


Friends of Vickerstown aims to enhance the time pupils spend at Vickerstown School, and to support the staff, by helping to provide the best facilities and equipment (e.g. IT, SEN, learning resources) for the education of the children.

We put on treats and activities for every child to enjoy and aim to make school the best experience it can be for everyone.

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The National Trust


The National Trust was founded in 1895 on the simple and enduring idea that people need historic, beautiful and natural places. They offer us perspective, escape, relaxation and a sense of identity. The natural world also gives us fresh air, clean water and clear seas.

We look after coastline, woods, fens, beaches, farmland, moorland, islands, archaeological remains, nature reserves, villages, historic houses, gardens, mills and pubs and one of the world's largest art collections. We rely on the support of our members, donors and volunteers to restore them, protect them and open them up to everyone to explore:
- 775 miles of coastline
- Over 248,000 hectares of land
- Over 500 historic houses, castles, ancient monuments gardens and parks and nature reserves.
- Close to one million objects and works of art
The health of the countryside, protection of heritage and the wellbeing of people living in towns and cities is where the National Trust started. Looking after the places in our care now and in the future is our first responsibility, but our strategy over the next 10years is also about how we rise to the big challenges of the 21st century and how we work with others to …

- Play our part in restoring a healthy, beautiful, natural environment
- Offer experiences that move, teach and inspire
- Help to look after the places where people live

Combat Stress


Combat Stress is the UK’s leading charity
for veterans’ mental health.
For almost a century, we’ve helped former servicemen
and women deal with issues like trauma, anxiety,
depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Today, we provide support to veterans from every
service and every conflict.
On the phone and online. In the community
and at our treatment centres.
We’re on a mission to raise awareness that invisible
injuries can be just as hard to cope with as physical ones.
So when a veteran is having a tough time, we’re there to
help tackle the past and to help them take on the future.

Epilepsy Society


We are the leading national epilepsy medical charity working for everyone affected by epilepsy. We lead the world with our ground breaking medical research into causes and treatments for epilepsy.

Marie Curie


Marie Curie provide specialist support and care for people living with a terminal illness and their families

Royal National Lifeboat Institution


The Volunteer crews and lifeguards of the RNLI continue their lifesaving work of saving lives at sea. It is a lifeline to thousands of people who need us at sea and around the coast and return them safely to their family. Last year the RNLI come to the rescue of an average of 22 people a day who were in difficulty in or around the water.

Waberthwaite PTA


School Parent Teacher Association

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity


SSAFA provides lifelong support to anyone who is currently serving or has ever served in the Royal Navy, the Royal Marines, the British Army or the Royal Air Force.

We're ready to help you and your family, whenever and wherever you need us.

Stroke Association


We are the UK’s leading charity dedicated to conquering stroke. We rely on your support to provide vital services, campaign for better stroke care and to find better treatments.

There are over 1.2 million stroke survivors in the UK with 100,000 strokes happening in the UK each year. That’s one stroke every five minutes.

Even though you are now twice as likely to survive a stroke compared to 20 years ago, stroke is still the fourth single largest cause of death in the UK.

We know we need to change how people think about stroke and challenge the myths surrounding it. We push for greater awareness of stroke and its warning signs and campaign for better stroke care.

We believe:
-strokes can and should be prevented
-everyone has the right to make the best recovery they can after stroke
-research has the power to save lives and ensure people make the best recovery they can.

These beliefs drive us forward to change the world for people affected by stroke.

Save the Children


Save the Children works in more than 120 countries, including the UK. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential.

Our vision is a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation.

We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

Diabetes UK


Diabetes UK is looking towards a world where diabetes can do no harm. We provide information, help and peer support, so people with diabetes can manage their condition effectively. We are one of the largest funders of diabetes research in the UK.



We're the UK's specialist blood cancer charity. We've been working to beat blood cancer since 1960. We fund world-class research; provide practical and emotional support to patients and their loved ones; and raise awareness of blood cancer.

Walney Community Centre (Leonard Cheshire Disability)


Walney community centre was taken over by Leonard Cheshire Disability in 2016. Our aim is to make this a unto date hub for all the community to benefit from. Over the next 8 years we aim to develop the centre and bring it up to modern standards. There are already lots of groups such as karate, brownies, local college, dancing classes and much more that use the facility. We rely 100% on donations to do this.

Cumbria Wildlife Trust


Cumbria Wildlife Trust is recognised for our conservation work, which has safeguarded 44 spectacular nature reserves in the county and restored hundreds of sites of different habitats, often in partnership with others. We are also passionate about sharing our knowledge and skills with young people and inspiring them to be the future of conservation.
We were established in 1962 and have a long, successful, track record.

Samaritans Of Barrow - Furness & South Lakes


Samaritans Of Barrow, Furness, and South Lakes provides a listening service for people who are in distress, despair or suicidal. By providing a warm , empathic , confidential and non judgemental listening service, Samaritans aims to reduce distress and help callers talk through their difficulties and the options available to them. By doing this through telephone calls, emails, text and face to face calls in branch, Samaritans aim is to reduce the numbers of people who die by suicide.

Urswick Recreation Hall


Village hall for hire for events such as table top sales, bingo nights, birthday parties etc

Derby Toc H Children's Camp


Derby Toc H takes 130 children aged between 10 and 14 on a free 10 day camping holiday in Derbyshire. These children would not normally have any sort of holiday or break from home. We can take them into the countryside, swimming, canoeing cycling and games on the field
plus crafts etc.

British Heart Foundation


Raises money to fund life saving heart research.

Dogs Trust


Dogs Trust give stray and abandoned dogs a second chance at a brighter future with responsible, caring new owners. They are funded entirely by the generosity of their supporters and without their support it would be simply impossible to care for around 17,000 stray and abandoned dogs at their 20 rehoming centres.

RSPCA Furness & Barrow Branch


We help to rehome animals in and around the Furness area, we also give financial aid to people who are struggling due to low incomes, vouchers are provided for emergency Veterinary Appointments and neutering. We are also hear to give help and advise for people who are not sure where to go or who to turn to for help.

PE buddies scheme St. Bernard's Catholic High School


The scheme is run by the PE department at St. Bernard's but was started by Karen Griffiths about 15 years ago. The idea behind the scheme is to help build the confidence through sport of some of the most venerable students within the school who may or may not have special learning difficulties. It is aimed to give them support and a safe environment to thrive and feel good about themselves. We use year 11 leaders to run the scheme and they have to apply in writing to become a leader. They undergo training to help them work with the buddies and are paired with one of the younger students. The leaders give the buddies support within the time of the sessions (every Wednesday morning) and they are also asked to look out for their buddie around school in general.
Every year we try and organise some kind of a trip/meal to celebrate the end of the scheme for that year. The scheme has been proven to be extremely valuable to the development of both the buddies and the leaders, many of our buddies go on to become leaders in year 11.

Casualties Union


We create the illusion of illness or injury by make-up, from a faint to a heart attack, or from a splinter to a protruding broken bone. We study how the victim would behave, acting with appropriate posture, facial expression and speech. we respond to how we are treated by providing vital feedback both during the scenarios or afterwards. We protest if our injury is handled clumsily, and reward good treatment with a smile of relief and a 'thank you'.
Who Do We Do It For? - First aiders, paramedics, doctors, nurses, police, fire-fighters, mountain rescue teams, airports, shipbuilding, local authorities, and many more. We attend classes, assessments, competitions and emergency exercises in which procedures, equipment and communication are put to the test. We strive to protect the well-being and safety of our communities.

Abbeyfield Barrow in Furness Society Ltd


We are sheltered housing providing accommodation for 11 elderly residents, the Barrow Society was established 50 years ago and has been used by the local community continually over these years, residents have an en suit room and are provided with all meals and have a 24/ 7 on call support system.

Parkinsons Furness Support Group


We are support group who try to help people with Parkinson. We hold monthly meeting and we as having a therapy clinic at the medical centre in Ulverston once a month. We are trying to encourage more people with Parkinson to come along to our meetings.

Parkinsons UK


We're the Parkinson's charity that drives better care, treatments and quality of life. Together we can bring forward the day when no one fears Parkinson's

Kendal Mountain Search and Rescue Team


Kendal Mountain Search and Rescue Team was formed in 1950 s. The purpose of the team is to search and rescue people and animals who are inaccessible to our ambulance services because of geography.

Macmillan Cancer Support


Right there with you - we're here to help everyone with cancer live life as fully as they can, providing physical, financial and emotional support. We understand that cancer and cancer treatment can throw a lot your way. It can affect your body, your money and your relationships. We provide information to help you make your best decision about treatment, and guidance about dealing with its effects. Our advisers help with money and work matters, and with benefits and grants. We’re there for you at diagnosis and beyond, providing reassurance for you, your friends and your family.
March 2019 sees the opening of our Cancer Information Service at Furness General Hospital.

The Lullaby Trust


The Lullaby Trust provides emotional support for bereaved families, promotes expert advice on safer baby sleep and raises awareness of sudden infant death.

Working with the NHS, we run a national health-visitor led service for bereaved parents, Care of Next Infant (CONI) programme, which supports families before and after the birth of their new baby.

We are committed to supporting research to understand why so many babies a year die suddenly and unexpectedly in the UK and to find out more about how to prevent these tragic deaths.

The Lullaby Trust operates nationwide across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. We run an information line for parents and professionals (0808 802 6869) and a dedicated line for bereaved families (0808 802 6868). Both are free to call from landlines and mobiles.

We campaign tirelessly, lobbying government to keep sudden infant death on the public health agenda. Since we formed as The Foundation for the Study of Sudden Infant Deaths (FSID) in 1971 we have played a key role in the reduction of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) by over 80%.

Barrow Rotary Club Trip to Calvert Trust


The Calvert Trust organises activity holidays for disabled people, emphasising their abilities and providing them with an array of outdoor activities such as abseiling, sailing, horse riding (carriage driving) and other outdoor activities, Calvert Trust Barrow aims to send at least one person and their carer on the activity holiday.

Lake District Calvert Trust


Our mission is to enable people with disabilities to achieve their potential through the challenge of adventurous activities in the countryside in order for them to develop, change perceptions and make positive and lasting changes to their lives.
The Trust has been delivering outdoor activity programmes for people with disabilities for almost 40 years. The centre provides a life-enhancing service to people affected by disability: be it sensory, learning or physical , we help break down barriers and enrich as many lives as we can. Our provision is all-inclusive; we offer residential stays for individuals, family groups, specialist schools, supported living homes, accessible sports clubs and charity groups.

Creative Support


Creative support provides support and care for disabled and mental health sufferers. The service aims to give the service users the best possible life and ensuring they experience life in the community. Creative supoort has several housing services, the organisation also offers homing visits.

West Cumbria Care and Support


West House is West Cumbria’s leading care and support provider for adults and children with learning disabilities; at home, in the community and in the workplace, hundreds of people are supported to live meaningful, rewarding lives.

We offer a wide range of services including support at home, community activities services, children's services including a residential respite home, and training for people with learning disabilities through our garden centre Grow West at Allerby, the West House Pottery at Westfield, and Cafe West in Workington, Whitehaven and Keswick.

West House is a not-for-profit organisation and registered as a charitable Industrial and Provident Society number 28282R. West House is a charitable membership organisaton, with about 70 shareholding members. Our membership comes from 3 groups: people who use our services, family carers and supporters. The membership elects 12 people to represent them on the Management Board. This Board elects two Co-Chairs to lead the organisation one of whom will always be someone who uses our services.



We are a charity providing information, support and guidance to people with hemiplegia and their families in the UK.

Childrens Cancer and Leukaemia Group


Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group is a leading children’s cancer charity and the UK and Ireland’s professional association for those involved in the treatment and care of children with cancer. Each week in the UK and Ireland, more than 30 children are diagnosed with cancer. Two out of ten children will not survive their disease.

Over the last 40 years, CCLG has played a key role in the major improvements in survival rates and the standards of care for children. We bring together childhood cancer professionals to ensure all children receive the best possible treatment and care.

There are still some childhood cancers with a poor outlook, and many treatments can have long-lasting side effects. Further research is therefore vital, and the ultimate aim of CCLG is to cure as many children as possible while reducing the short and long-term side effects of treatment. We fund and support research into childhood cancers, and we help young patients and their families with our expert, high quality and award-winning information resources.

Hearing Dogs for Deaf People


Hearing Dogs for Deaf People has been through an incredible journey to get where we are today. In a nutshell, we train dogs to alert deaf people to sounds they would otherwise miss – simple sounds that many people take for granted like the doorbell, alarm clock and even danger signals like the fire alarm. Being aware of these – thanks to a hearing dog – makes a real difference to deaf people’s lives. Deafness can be a very isolating disability. A hearing dog can give a deaf person a newfound sense of independence and confidence now they have a loyal companion and a true friend by their side.

The Woodland Trust


The Woodland Trust is the UK's largest woodland conservation charity. Established from humble beginnings in 1972 by our founder Kenneth Watkins OBE, we now have over 500,000 members and supporters and more than 1,000 sites covering over 26,000 hectares, all over the UK and all open for free public access. We protect and campaign on behalf of this country’s woods, plant trees, and restore ancient woodland for the benefit of wildlife and people. Our vision is a UK rich in native woods and trees, for people and wildlife. In Cumbria we have been working across the landscape to build partnerships with landowners large and small, helping them to plant trees and hedgerows to make the landscape more resilient in the face of climate change, flooding and species loss.

Motor Neurone Disease Association


The Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association is dedicated to supporting people affected by MND in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, improving care, promoting research and campaigning to raise awareness.

Furness Motor Neurone Disease


We are a fundraising and support group for people living with Motor Neurone Disease in the Furness area.

JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation)


JDRF is the type 1 diabetes research charity, aiming to cure type 1, and in the process, making lives easier for those with type 1.

Huntingtons Disease Association


The Huntington’s Disease Association (HDA) is the only organisation providing a dedicated service of advice, guidance and support for people in England and Wales who are devastated by Huntington’s disease.

We run a regional Specialist HD Advisory service to support those directly affected by the disease, and their families and carers, delivered by our HD experts and tailored to the individual needs of the families we work with.

There are approximately 6,000 people suffering from Huntington’s in the UK. For every person diagnosed another four people are at risk. That’s 24,000 people whose lives will, at some point, be turned upside down by the anguish of waiting for a diagnosis, or taking their chances without.

Supporting individuals and families is our core focus. Our 23 Specialist HD Advisers are currently working with a total of 13,639 people affected by HD across England and Wales. Many of these are HD patients, but they also help those at risk, and their families and carers, who shoulder the heavy burden of caring for their loved ones.

Huntingtons Disease Association - Cumbria Branch


Provide support to Huntington's Disease sufferers and their families in Cumbria, increase the general awareness of this genetic neurological disorder and provide training and facts sheets for families, carers and medical and social workers.

Alzheimers Society


The Alzheimer's Society offer a range of knowledge and information service relevant for both staff and people affected by Dementia. We help someone with dementia to do the things they love and understand their diagnosis. We help support their families and carers, and provide information and support for any form of dementia through our publications, helpline and website. We campaign for a better quality of life for people with dementia and a greater understanding of dementia. We are united against dementia.

1st Dalton Guides


We are a local group for girls age 10+ empowering them to be their best and face the challenges of growing up today, through adventure, friendship and fun.
We are part of the leading charity for girls with nearly half a million members world wide

1st Ulverston Rangers (Girlguiding)


The Senior Section (Rangers) is a flexible, fun programme open to young women between ages 14 and 18. The opportunities are immense, from international volunteering to improving their CV. Girls develop the skills and confidence that they need to reach their potential - as students, colleagues, parents, friends and citizens.

British Lung Foundation


Duddon Inshore Rescue


Duddon Inshore Rescue is a voluntary organisation providing a 24 hour on-call service dedicated to fostering the safety of individuals, by providing and maintaining an effective search and rescue operation for assistance to anyone or anything in peril from the sea in the area of the Duddon estuary and Walney waters in Cumbria. We aim to work closely with the local community and welcome volunteers from all backgrounds. Since the inception of Duddon Inshore Rescue we have been involved in over 400 incidents on or around the treacherous waters of the Duddon estuary.



A charity raising money for local causes

Radio Lonsdale


Radio Lonsdale is a charity organisation that has been broadcasting radio shows to patients and staff of hospitals in the Furness area for over 50 years.

Haverigg Inshore Rescue Team


Haverigg Inshore Rescue Team is an independent lifeboat operating from Haverigg with the aim of preserving life at sea.

Coniston Mountain Rescue Team


Mountain Rescue across the UK is a voluntary organisation which relies solely on the support and generosity of the public; whether that be as an active member out on the fells; as a supporter with fund raising and/or admin activities or a friend providing donations. Whether it is time or money given without this the team simply could not function or be there when they are needed most.

Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was founded in 1947 and was the first team of its kind in the UK. There are currently over 30 highly trained volunteers on the active list, turning out in all-weather 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and all funded solely by donations.

Mayfield School Development Fund


Lake District Search and Mountain Rescue Association


The Lake District Search and Mountain Rescue Association is the umbrella body for mountain rescue teams in Cumbria (UK).

Covers the Lake District and Cumbria
12 member teams
A registered charity solely funded by voluntary contributions
Teams are largely autonomous, but LDSAMRA coordinates the development of operational matters such as radio communications and insurance, as well as the day to day running of an efficient, voluntary rescue service. It also distributes to the teams any donations or legacies received and makes special allowances for major projects such as building extensions.

Bendrigg Trust


Bendrigg Trust specialises in delivering high quality courses for disabled and disadvantaged people. We aim to promote inclusion, encourage independence and build self-confidence through the safe provision of adventurous activities.

At Bendrigg Trust we believe in equality. We provide a wide range of adventure activities, led by highly qualified and experienced Tutors, for all ages and abilities. Based at our 60-bed residential centre just outside Kendal, our outstanding indoor facilities compliment beautiful outdoor venues and provide opportunities for active participation in all weather conditions.

Bendrigg is a registered charity and since 1978, the Trust has encouraged independence and built self-confidence for over 79,000 disabled and disadvantaged people throughout the UK.

Dalton in Furness District Recreational Charity Trust


Dalton Leisure Centre is a busy community facility centred around our 20m warm water swimming pool and Splash Zone providing sporting facilities in the form of swimming, squash, aerobics classes, gyms etc. Many schools undertake swimming lessons from the Dalton area and beyond. We provide ante natal classes for pregnant ladies and swimming sessions for toddlers right through to Adults. The aquamobilty classes cater for those who maybe are recovering from injury/operations or would rather take part in a less intensive water based class such as our Waterobics.
Our café not only provides a viewing area for the pool but members of the local community meet regularly in what is a warm and safe environment.

Trinity Hospice


Trinity Hospice has been at the heart of the Fylde Coast for more than 30 years, providing exceptional care and support for people on the journey towards the end of life. Each year, our specialist nursing teams touch the lives of thousands - and we know more will call on us for help in the years to come.

We are a hospice without walls - helping people in their own homes as much as we do at our specialist facility in Bispham. Our family of services includes our In-Patient Unit, Day Therapy Unit, Hospice at Home, Clinical Nurse Specialist at home ad in the hospital, bereavement support through the Linden Centre and Brian House Children's Hospice.

Trinity is a charity and can only meet the needs of all who need us because of the generous help from our supporters. We get just a third of our total running costs from the government to help run our hospice services, which means we must fundraise to meet the £8 million we need each and every year.

South Cumbria Musical Festival


We hold an annual competitive music festival in the Coronation Hall in Ulverston to give mainly children and young people the opportunity to perform in public in front of professional adjudicators.

Urswick Playground Association


Urswick Playground Association maintain the village playground, pay annual insurance and for safety checks and fund raise for new equipment.

Kirkwood Hospice


Kirkwood Hospice provides specialist care, free of charge, to adults in Kirklees with advanced, progressive illnesses at any time from diagnosis to the end of life, respecting their individual needs and wishes. Care and support is also provided for their family members, friends and carers, both during the illness and after death. Through education, training and partnership with others, the Hospice improves care for everyone affected by a life-limiting illness.



We are constituted to promote the wellbeing of disabled people, their carers and families in the Borough of Barrow in Furness in any way deemed lawful. We provide a wide range of activities and services for this client group. We are a totally independent registered charity having to raise our own funds to enable us to operate. We also work with professionals to help them best understand the needs and ways of our client group.

Heart Link (East Midlands Heart Care Association)


Formed in 1981 to support families who had a child with a heart defect treated at Leicester hospital from East Midlands areas. Since then have also been increasingly involved with raising funds to support the Children's Ward and Paediatric Intensive Care at Glenfield Hospital Leicester supplying vital medical equipment and improving facilities for patients and families whilst staying at the hospital.

HEFF - Hospital Equipment Fund for Furness


HEFF are the Hospital Equipment Fund for Furness. We are a local group who raise funds via our charity shop on Cavendish Street, events and local supporters to buy medical equipment for our hospital. We aim to fund specialist equipment that would not normally be funded by the NHS but will enhance the care of patients.

Barrow Senior Citizens Section Committee


We are an organisation that oversees 5 senior citizens clubs around Barrow, Abbotsvale Over 55's Group, Cotswold Crescent Over 55's, James Dunn Senior Citizens group, Stackwood Avenue senior Citizens Group and the Strand Senior Citizens Club. All funding is shared equally between these group that reach out to approximately 200 elderly citizens of Barrow combating loneliness and depression in our elderly population.

St Marys Hospice


Animal Welfare (Furness)


We protect and provide sanctuary for unwanted and distressed animals until loving new homes are found. We also facilitate neutering and micro-chipping services.

At Animal Welfare (Furness), we rescue, rehabilitate, nurse and rehome hundreds of cats, dogs and other animals each year in the Furness area. Since our foundation in 1985, we have been providing compassionate advice on caring for all animals to the local community and our work relies on your support.
You really can make a huge difference!
We thank you for you continued support.

James Rennie Parent Teachers and Friends Association


James Rennie School is a special school for students aged between 3 and 19 living in Carlisle and North Cumbria. The school caters for approximately 140 pupils with severe and profound learning difficulties. Some pupils also have autistic spectrum condition, sensory loss or physical difficulties.

Barrow Sea Cadets


Barrow Sea Cadets offers an environment where young people aged between 10-18 find new confidence and inspiration, helping them to develop life skills, like team work and independence through nautical adventure. Our aims are brought from the heart of Royal Navy traditions. We strive to teach respect, loyalty, self-discipline, commitment, honesty and integrity.

Girlguiding Cumbria South


We build girls’ confidence and raise their aspirations. We give them the chance to discover their full potential and encourage them to be a powerful force for good. We give them a space to have fun and make new friends.
We offer a safe, welcoming girl-only space for girls and young women to try new things, help other people and discover their passions and talents. All while having fun with a ready-made group of friends!
We're dedicated to girls leading the way – they choose the activities, challenges and events that inspire them, and our volunteers support them to make it happen. Because girls shape and lead everything we do, we know that we're offering the best opportunities and experiences for girls today.

Duddon Dragons Explorer Scout Unit


Explorer Scout Unit

Barrow Operatic and Dramatic Society


To encourage people from all walks of life to appreciate theatre, song and dance as either a performer, helper or member of an audience. To offer a safe environment for all who wish to participate.

Croft Care Trust


Croft Care Trust is a local charity founded in 1955 to provide support and care for people with physical and learning difficulties. It was originally set up to provide support and help for the families of children with difficulties, but as our clients progressed through life we changed to meet their needs into what we are today.
We now have a 23 bedded nursing unit and a 23 bedded residential village for people over the age of 18 years.
The aim of Croft Care Trust is to provide a safe and caring environment for residents as long as is needed. We seek to maximise the development of each individual within their own potential and our mission is to strive to meet the hopes, needs and aspirations of each individual in our care.

Family Holiday Association


The Family Holiday Association is the only national charity dedicated to providing seaside breaks and day trips for families coping with some of the toughest challenges life can bring. We help UK families struggling with problems such as severe and long-term illness, bereavement, mental health issues, disability and domestic violence. Evidence shows that our work results in stronger, healthier and happier families and communities. Each family we support is referred to us by someone already working with them in a supporting role. Our referral network includes teachers, health visitors, social workers and other charities such as Barnardo’s and Shelter. By working with referrers, we can be sure that the funds we raise help the families who will benefit most.



Beat is the UK’s eating disorder charity. We exist to end the pain and suffering caused by eating disorders. We are a champion, guide and friend to anyone affected, giving individuals experiencing an eating disorder and their loved ones a place where they feel listened to, supported and empowered. Eating disorders can be deeply isolating for the people affected by them. Our online support groups and regional support services allow people to talk to others with similar experiences, helping them to feel less alone with their eating disorder. We run phone and email helplines 365 days a year for anyone who needs us. Often when people get in touch it’s the first time they’ve voiced their concerns about themselves or a loved one.

Ronald McDonald House Charities


At Ronald McDonald House Charities we provide free ‘home away from home’ accommodation at specialist children's hospitals across the UK, enabling families to stay close to their child and maintain a degree of normal family life. We support families while their child receives care and treatment in a specialist children's hospital by giving them a warm and welcoming place to rest their heads, just a moment away from their child. For the past 30 years we have helped tens of thousands of families during some of the toughest periods in their lives.

When a child is in hospital their family can often be faced with having to travel long distances each day and either pay for costly hotel rooms or sleep on a chair at their bedside. Our Houses provide our families with a comfortable place to stay that's close to their child, giving them more time and energy to focus on being together.

There are currently 12 Ronald McDonald Houses across the UK, all just moments away from their respective children's wards, with plans for further developments well under-way. Our dedicated teams of staff and volunteers welcome families to stay for days, weeks and even years, and help them to feel as at home as possible.

As an independent charity, we rely on the support and generosity of our volunteers, fundraisers and donors, and thanks to their tireless efforts the Houses are able to help over 8,000 families each year. It is our mission to ensure we have sufficient funds and expertise to develop and sustain free accommodation at every specialist children’s hospital in the UK. This will allow us to help thousands more families stay together, while their child is in hospital, in the years to come.

Depaul UK


Depaul UK focuses on young people in crisis, those facing or experiencing homelessness and beyond. Our Vision is of a society in which everyone has a place to call home and a stake in their community. We have four Depaul hubs in Whitley Bay, Sheffield, Manchester and London.

Depaul UK works with some of the most disadvantaged young people in the UK. We specialise in working in communities where poverty and long-term unemployment have resulted in generations of social exclusion and high rates of homelessness.

Over the past 27 years we have grown as an organisation and developed and enhanced our work and the impact it has across the UK.

We believe no young person should have to sleep rough, and while we work to provide the accommodation that offers an immediate answer to homelessness, it is also a vital part of our work to prevent young people from becoming homeless in the first place.

We support young people by:
Offering a safe place to stay in a crisis,
Helping them to take the step from homelessness into stable housing, and
Providing specialist long-term support to help get lives back on track.

This includes family mediation, counselling, Nightstop (our emergency accommodation project: for more detail see below), supported and high-support housing. Our needs led and young person centred approach ensures we are able to respond to some of the most vulnerable young people in our communities in the most effective way.

Our award-winning project Nightstop provides a safety net to those forced to leave their home, placing young people in a safe and warm home for the night, provided by a vetted and approved volunteer. Communities and charities run Nightstops in more than 30 locations around the UK, led and supported by the Nightstop team at Depaul UK.

It prevents young people from sleeping rough, "sofa surfing", or staying in unsuitable accommodation where they would be at risk of abuse. The use of spare rooms in a positive environment makes a huge difference to young people in crisis.

To find out more please don't hesitate to visit our website

Meningitis Now


Meningitis Now is the first meningitis patient group in the world, founders of the meningitis movement and the only charity dedicated to fighting meningitis in the UK. Over our 30 year history, we have invested over £12m in early stage research that has played a critical part in the introduction of five life-saving vaccines.

Meningitis Now has a vision where no one in the UK loses their life to meningitis and everyone affected gets the support they need to rebuild their lives. We do this by funding research into prevention in the form of vaccines as we believe it is the most effective way to save lives. We offer a range of services from a dedicated helpline, to counselling and complementary therapies, to events so that families can get together and share their experiences. We believe that nobody should have to face meningitis on their own.

As a charity which receives no government funding, we rely on the generosity of the public to fund our vital work.

Xenolith Explorer Scout Unit


Our Aim
The aim of Scouting is to contribute to the development of young people in achieving their full physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potentials, as individuals, as responsible citizens and as members of their local, national and international communities.

Our Vision
To be the explorer scout unit that delivers a challenging and exciting programme to meet the requirements of the Chief Scout Awards, Queen Scout Award and Explorer Belt and provides its members with the opportunity to experience local national and international events.

Submarine Employee Benevolent Fund

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Barrow Island ARLFC


Rugby league club

Barrow Ladies Rugby League


Open Age Ladies Rugby League Team.

Hawcoat Park Ltd


Hawcoat Park Sports Club (still known to many locals as Vickers Sports Club) is a truly unique facility in Barrow in Furness. The club comprises 15 acres of playing fields and caters for a variety of sports at both Junior and Senior levels. Sports played at Hawcoat Park include Archery, Bowls, Cricket, Football, Rifle and Pistol shooting, Rugby League, Rugby Union, and Table Tennis.

Barrow Celtic FC


Barrow Celtic Association Football Club main objective is to promote and organise Junior and Open-age Association Football in the district, this will include proactive engagement with the local community.

Millom Junior Football Club


Millom Junior Football Club is a non-profit organisation, which was formed in 2015 to provide the children of the local area the opportunity to play football.

The club currently has teams in all age groups ranging from under 7 to under 16 level, which play in the Barrow & District Junior Football League. All teams are sponsored by different businesses in the local area, which provide the funding to purchase match day kits for all our teams.

All of the teams are coached by volunteers in the local community. The majority of these coaches are qualified to at least Level 1, with the remaining working towards achieving this qualification. All of the coaches are CRB checked to ensure they are cleared to work with children.

Current running costs are covered by donations paid by Parents and fundraising events.

Millom Striders


Millom Striders is a running club set up to encourage people to start running but also to improve their running. Millom Striders are the driving force behind an initiative to create a community track which will be accessible to all and will enable the community to run or cycle in safety.

Duddon Canoe Club

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Love Barrow Families CIC

CIC number- 10606596

Love Barrow Families CIC is an innovative, dynamic and forward thinking family -led organisation, working with complex, vulnerable and marginalised families from the most deprived wards in Barrow in Furness to improve their life outcomes. Uniquely, we facilitate the whole family to regain their physical and emotional well-being after the isolation, trauma and hardship of their lived experiences.

Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity

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Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity

The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity is the principal charity of the Royal Navy. It exists to support sailors, marines and their families, for life.

Its Group of charities includes the Royal Marines Charity, the Royal Navy Officers’ Charity and the Naval Service Sports Charity.

Since 2007, it has funded projects and facilities that boost morale for those who serve today. It also distributes millions of pounds annually to military charities which care for the children, families and veterans of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines.

Headway South Cumbria


We are a branch of Headway covering South Cumbria. We are working to improve life after brain injury by providing information, support, events, activities and opportunities locally.

Our aim is to work together with people affected by an acquired brain injury so they can move forward and make progress.

We currently support over 80 people who live between Barrow and Shap. Many are unable to drive because of their injuries, and few currently are able to return to work.
As a small group we seek help and support from the community.

Thank you for your help

Submariners Association - Barrow Branch


We fund and support local and national service and ex service charities and improve the lives of ex service families locally.

6th Duddon Dalton Methodist Scout Group


Weare Beaver and Cub Scout Group taking part in community events providing indoor fun and adventure in both indoor and outdoor Scouting activities.

Swarthmoor Junior FC


Local football club for junior age group under 7 up to under 16 age groups.

Barrow Amateur Swimming Club (ASC)


Barrow Amateur Swimming club (Barrow ASC) is a long established club in the Furness area (over 150 years old) that provides swimming, coaching and training opportunities for developing swimmers, County age group, Regional and swimmers of National standard.
The club itself holds swim camps / swim galas throughout the year and its respective squads attend team events throughout the County and further afield.
It is a socially inclusive club, run wholly by parents and volunteers with children aged 6 years to 20 years+ from all schools in the Furness area attending with their parents and/or volunteering their time.

Jogging Pals


Jogging Pals is a club affiliated with England Athletics. We aim to get people active and moving through the principles of run, jump and throw. Through programmes and activities such as Jogging Pals Juniors, JP Squad, or our adult couch to 5k programmes, we've helped over 500 people get into running. We also deliver the Mental Health Mile in Kendal, with a normal attendance of 150 people, and are looking at expanding this into other areas e.g. Bowness and Ulverston

Furness Police Cadets


Furness Police Cadets are a group of young people aged 13 to 18 drawn from the Furness area. The cadet unit has 25% vulnerability, and reflects the diversity of it's community offering equal opportunity for local children to be involved in improving their communities and developing themselves.
Our core principles are:
•Promote a practical understanding of policing amongst all young people
•Encourage the spirit of adventure and good citizenship
•Support local policing priorities through volunteering and give young people a chance to be heard
•Inspire young people to participate positively in their communities
•Cadets volunteer 3 hours a month – assisting in community and crime prevention measures.

West Cumbria Police Cadets


West Cumbria Police Cadets are a group of young people aged 13 to 18 drawn from the Furness area. The cadet unit has 25% vulnerability, and reflects the diversity of it's community offering equal opportunity for local children to be involved in improving their communities and developing themselves.
Our core principles are:
•Promote a practical understanding of policing amongst all young people
•Encourage the spirit of adventure and good citizenship
•Support local policing priorities through volunteering and give young people a chance to be heard
•Inspire young people to participate positively in their communities
•Cadets volunteer 3 hours a month – assisting in community and crime prevention measures.

Friends of the Adventures Youth Club

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We work to raise funds to support a locally run youth club for disabled young people. The youth club is expanding into a more social well being and development club and we now have groups of varying ages and have also recently opened specialist clubs for Minecraft and Lego enthusists.

Children's Hospices Across Scotland


We’re Children’s Hospices Across Scotland. But most people know us as CHAS. For over twenty years we’ve been offering a full family support service for babies, children and young people with life-shortening conditions. This includes palliative care, family respite and support – through our hospices, homecare services and hospital presence.

We help families keep the Joy Alive.

Myeloma UK


Myeloma UK is the only organisation in the UK dealing exclusively with myeloma. We are helping myeloma patients live longer and with a better quality of life.

How? By accelerating the discovery, development and access to new treatments, while helping patients and their families cope with everything a diagnosis of myeloma brings.

Beatson Cancer Charity


Beatson Cancer Charity is determined to beat cancer and is committed to securing significant funding to support and enhance the treatment, care and wellbeing of current, former and future cancer patients and their families

Vale of Leven Autism and Aspergers Forum


VOLAAF is a parent led charity based in the West of Scotland Autism and Aspergers Centre, Station St, Renton.
We are a support service for families/carers with children who have been diagnosed with ASD or are going through the process.

We run youth clubs for the children including siblings and run support services for the parents. We have a very knowledgable committee who are available to help and offer advice on a wide range of topics. In addition we also run training events, outings and holiday playschemes.

Revive MS Support


Revive MS Support is Scotland’s leading provider of support for people living with Multiple Sclerosis and their families. We operate a bespoke Centre in Glasgow which provides multiple forms of clinical therapy and support under one roof. Our specialist staff team works in partnership with other organisations across health and social care to deliver a holistic person-centred approach for our clients and their families.

As a Centre of Excellence, we aim to be the main driver of new and improved services setting new standards for MS care across Scotland so that our clients’ resilience and wellbeing are maximised.

Find out more about our work at

Walney First Responders


Ambulance Service First Responders