|Are you planning to raise money for charity when you run your next race? If so the following charitable organisations would love to hear from you.|
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|7 Charities listed beginning with "W"|
|Willow Foundation (Reg. 1106746)|
Former Arsenal and Scotland goalkeeper & TV presenter, Bob Wilson, and his wife, Megs, founded the Willow Foundation in 1999 - in memory of their daughter, Anna, who died of cancer aged 31. It is the only charity of its kind in the UK, providing special days for seriously ill 16 to 40 year olds.
|World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF UK) (Reg. 1000739)|
World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF UK) is the principal UK charity dedicated to cancer prevention through a healthy diet, physical activity and weight management. WCRF UK has a worldwide vision and a unique mission, which it fulfils through its partnership of education and cancer research programmes, designed to benefit supporters, health professionals, the general public and children. WCRF UK's education and scientific research programmes are mostly funded by donations from the general public.
Waverley Care is Scotland's leading charity providing care and support to people living with HIV and Hepatitis C. We provide support to the individuals affected and to their families, partners and children to help them cope with a life changing diagnosis and a condition which brings with it stigma and prejudice.
|Wakefield Hospice (Reg. 518392)|
Wakefield Hospice comprises of a 16-bed in-patient unit providing specialist symptom management and support for local patients and their families facing a terminal illness. Various services and therapies are offered through the Day Therapy Unit as well as providing a drop in service twice weekly.Wakefield Hospice does not charge for patient care, it requires £2.9 million annually to continue providing these services.
Running for Whizz-Kidz, the national children's charity, is a mutual back scratching thing. When you join the join a Whizz-Kidz team, we'll train you and kit you out, and you become a part of the biggest, happiest family in marathon running!
The WildHearts Foundation is a dynamic charity pioneering a new concept in the developing world called micro finance, helping people to help themselves by giving them a hand up, not a hand out.
|Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside (Reg. 229325)|
Our Mission: To work for a region richer in wildlife by the protection and enhancement of species and habitats, both common and rare. To work towards public recognition that a healthy environment rich in wildlife and managed on sustainable principles, is essential for continued human existence.