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Charity Escapes is delighted to be working with a small number of charities who are doing some amazing things. We’ve listed some of our charity partners below with some more details about what they do and how they spend money raised from selling Charity Escapes. If you are a charity and would like to work with us, please click here to find out how we can work with you to help raise money and your profile.

MAD Foundation

The MAD (Make a Difference) Foundation helps people in some of the world’s poorest countries to help themselves, by working with them at a grassroots level to develop much needed community resources.

The MAD Foundation has funded over 300 community Projects, including the building of 128 classrooms, 80 toilet blocks and pit latrines, 12 pre-schools, 1 HIV clinic, 1 green house, 1 kitchen with a bread oven, 100 sinks and wash stations, 1 technical block, 8 permanent family houses and 20 fishing boats destroyed by the 2004 Tsunami, 13 Water tanks for schools, 8 playgrounds, 5 bridges, 5 storm-drains, 2 bakeries, 1 Fish farm and a guinea pig shed. We’ve also planted over 25,000 trees, dug and laid 25 miles of water pipeline, taught 85,000 lessons, coached 63,000 sports sessions, renovated 6 orphanages and a home for street kids.....and they're still counting!

To fond out more about the MAD Foundation please visit http://www.madventurer.com/mad-foundation/about-the-mad-foundation.html

The Children's Trust
Charity Escapes is proud to partner with The Children's Trust. This international charity works with children and families to provide specialist care for those who have a brain injury.Thousand of families each year are affected by brain injury to children and The Children's Trist provides a wide range of services to support families.

​For more information, visit their website www.thechildrenstrust.org.uk.

Maggie’s offers free practical, emotional and social support to people with cancer and their families and friends. Help is offered freely to anyone with any type of cancer. Simply drop-in at any time - you’re always welcome. Help and support is available from any of their 29 superbly designed centres located across the UK.

To find out more about Maggies, please visit www.maggiescentres.org


Josie's Dragonfly Trust

Josie’s Dragonfly Trust makes a very real and positive difference to the lives of young cancer patients with limited time.They passionately believe in the importance of happy memories and work tirelessly to make them happen for young people and their families.

To find out more about Josie's Dragonfly Trust, please visit: www.josiesdragonflytrust.org

CEO Sleepout
CEO Sleepout was oficially set up as a charity in 2013 to fight homelessness and poverty. Thier campaign is funded with money raised by executives who sleep outdoors for one night to raise sponsorship from their business contacts and friends.

The biggest project they have created to date is the not for profit restaurant: The Fork In The Road. A number of the restaurant’s staff will always be those who’ve come through a programme designed to offer precious opportunities to those who need a helping hand.

To find out more about CEO Sleepout, please visit http://www.ceosleepoutuk.com/
Changing Lives

Changing Lives provides specialist support services for thousands of vulnerable people and their families, every month. Through their pioneering and innovative work they help people to make positive, lasting changes in their lives.

Although they began as a homeless charity, today they work with people suffering all types of social exclusion by reaching out in to communities across the country. They offer specialist support services for women and families,  dedicated recovery centres, temporary and long-term accommodation opportunities, and employment and volunteering opportunities.

To find out more about Changing Lives, please visit http://www.changing-lives.org.uk/

Heel and Toe Heel and Toe was established to help children with cerebal palsy and any other movement condition, by providing free Conductive Education Therapy, and in 2009 they extended their service to help children with dyspraxia. Their aim is to help children overcome problems with their movement, enabling them to become more active and live indepenent lives.

To find out more about Heel and Toe, please visit http://heelandtoe.org.uk/
YMCA North Tyneside  

YMCA North Tyneside is a charity that has been dedicated to strengthening people in our local community since 1879. YMCA enables people to develop their full potential in mind, body and spirit. Inspired by, and faithful to, our Christian values, we create supportive, inclusive and energising communities, where young people can truly belong, contribute and thrive.

To find out more about YMCA North Tyneside, please visit http://ymcanorthtyneside.org/
CHUF supports both children and families of those recieving caridac care in hospitals across the country. They raise vital funds for large and small pieces of equiptment, facilities, aftercare, salaries and research. CHUF's charitable activities go far beyond that however, they also provide holistic care to all children by providing services and facilities that allow heart children to develop their skills and mature as any healthy child normally would.

To find out more about CHUF please visit http://www.chuf.org.uk/

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