Well Child Trust - Crerar Hotels Trust donated £10,000.
WellChild is the national charity for sick children. We help sick children and their families throughout the UK as they deal with the consequences of serious illness and complex conditions. Our mission is to reach as many children and young people as we can, year after year. Visit Well Child Trust website.
CHAS - Crerar Hotels Trust donated £8,725.
CHAS is a charity that provides the only hospice services in Scotland for children and young people who have life-shortening conditions for which there is no known cure. CHAS runs two children’s hospices, Rachel House in Kinross and Robin House in Balloch, and a home care service called CHAS at Home.Visit CHAS website.
Children 1st - Crerar Hotels Trust donated £7500.
Children 1st have 125 years experience of working with children and families, previously as the Royal Scottish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children (RSSPCC). Today, we support families under stress, protect children from harm and neglect, help them to recover from abuse and promote children's rights and interests. Visit Children 1st website.
The Movement for Non-Mobile Children (Whizz-Kidz) - Crerar Hotels Trust donated £23,000.
Whizz-kidz Trust is a charity dedicated to giving disabled children the opportunity to lead a more independent life. Whizz-kidz offer tailored support ensuring the correct mobility equipment, advice and training at the right time. Visit Whizz Kidz website.
Barnardo's - Crerar Hotels Trust donated £16,390.
Barnardo's works within a multi agency framework to improve health, education, social and emotional outcomes for children, young people and their families. Service Users are referred to Barnardo’s for one to one support or group work for a range of different interventions which includes confidence building, awareness raising, anger management, alternative activities, parenting skills or housing support. Visit Barnardo's website
Happy Days Children Charity - Crerar Hotels Trust donated £16,000.
Happy Days Children are a national children's charity dedicated to providing holidays, residential trips, days out and theatre trips for disadvantaged young people with special needs. Visit Happy Days Children website
Hearts & Minds - Crerar Hotels Trust donated £8000.
Hearts & Minds is the home of the Clowndoctors and Elderflowers programmes in Scotland. Their mission is simple, they aim to improve the experience of people in hospital and in hospice, residential or respite care using clown-based techniques to encourage communication, interaction and laughter. Visit Hearts and Minds website.
Hopscotch Edinburgh - Crerar Hotels Trust donated £16,000.
Established for ten years, Edinburgh based charity Hopscotch aims at providing children with the childhood they deserve. The Group does not receive any Governement or local funding and so relies solely on Charitable Trusts, companies and individuals to donate the money they use to take disadvantaged children away for five day holidays. These holidays ar epacked with educational and, more importantly, fun activities and trips. Visit Hopscotch Edinburgh's website.
NSPCC (ChildLine) - Crerar Hotels Trust donated £5000.
ChildLine is a service provided by the NSPCC. It offers a confidential and free child help line which is available to children and young people across the UK. Since it's launch, ChildLine has saved children's lives, found refuges for children in danger on the streets, and given hope to thousands. Visit ChildLine's website.
Room 13 - Crerar Hotels Trust donated £10,000.
Based in Fort William, Room 13 is an organisation giving school pupils the opportunity to run their own art studio within their schools. Visit Rooms 13's website.
Scotland Yard Adventure Centre - Crerar Hotels Trust donated £11,500.
For almost 20 years Scotland Yard Adventure Centre, or "The Yard" as it is more commonly known, has been providing "stimulating play opportunities" for children and young people in Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife and the Central Belt with additional support needs. The Yard is established as a purpose-built indoor and outdoor play facility and is run by a team of professional playworkers and volunteers. Visit Scotland Yard Adventure Centre's website.
Contact a Family.
Contact a Family are the only UK-wide charity who provide advice and information, as well as support, to the parents of all disabled children, regardless of their disability or condition. Contact a Family are a registered charity with over 30 years of experience and helped over 300,000 families last year throughout Britain. Visit Contact a Family's website.
Edinburgh Young Carers Project.
This organisation works with, and on behalf of, young carers all throughout the Edinburgh region. They work with young people aged between five and 25 years old affected by someone at home, usually a partner or sibling. Established in 1994, EYCP is dedicated to working with and supporting young carers. Visit Edinburgh Young Carers Project website.
HemiHelp is a charity based in the UK dedicateded to supporting children and young people with hemiplegia, and their families. The condition affects up to one in one thousand children with effects similar to those of a stroke. Visit HemiHelp's website.
Home Start Lorn.
Home Start Lorn visits families with at least one child under five in their homes. All volunteers are parents themselves and so understand the stresses and strains which can be involved in being a parent to young children. The Charity is 35 years old and operates over 300 schemes throughout the UK. Home Start Lorn has more than 50 volunteers locally are helping to support almost 300 families in the Lorn area. Visit Home Start Lorn's website.
Junior World Childcare Group
Junior World Childcare's vision: "We aim to provide the children in our care with the best possible childcare catering fora ll their physical and emotional needs." This organisation works closely with Social Work to help families in need of immediate help, also offering extra support to children and families with further needs. Visit Junior World Childcare Group's website.
Kidney Kids Scotland.
Kidney Kids aim to support children with kidney diseases and their families. They work to support them financially and physically, as well as emotionally. Kidney Kids offers support and hope to those waiting for a cure to be discovered. Visit Kidney Kids Scotland's website.
National Youth Orchestras Scotland.
The National Youth Orchestras Scotland (NYOS) provides musical opportunities for young musicians throughout Scotland. Ont top of this, the NYOS also run workshops throughout Scotland for the counrty's nurseries, primary and secondary schools. Visit National Youth Orchestras Scotland website.
One in a Million - Crerar Hotels Trust has donated £ 1,000.
One in a Million is a Bradford-based charity that works in partnership with Bradford City FC to help children and young people, many of whom are from disadvantaged backgrounds. One in a Million provides education in and out of school through our Sports, Arts and Enterprise programmes, for more information, please,visit One in a Million website.
Children with Cancer & Leukaemia Advice & Support for Parents (CCLASP)
Crerar Hotels Trust supported this charity by donating £ 4,000 to organise Christmas Party for 200 young people and their families. CCLASP helps children and teenagers suffering from cancer or leukaemia, in addition, CCLASP assists diagnosed families express and share with each other the feelings, anxieties, for more information, please, visit CCLASP website.
Citizens Theatre Limited - Crerar Hotels Trust has donated £900.
Citizens Theatre Limited works with children who have been identified as having emotional and/or behavioural difficulties, for more information, please, visit Citizens Theatre website.
Columba 1400 - Crerar Hotels Trust has donated £5,000.
Columba 1400 helps young people challenging backgrounds realise that they already have the inner greatness and confidence to transform their own lives and those around them, for more information, please, visit Columba 1400 website.