In 2001 two ladies who had survived cancer decided to try and help research into a new form of treatment. Pam and Dylllys started fundraising until Candles was registered as a cancer research charity.
Samaritans provide confidential, non-judgemental emotional support 24hrs a day, for people experiencing feelings of distress or dispair, including those which could lead to suicide.
Umbrellas was established in June 2014 with the aim of providing a leisure and recreational facility for children, young people and adults with additional needs.
LIVES was formed in 1975 when its first members were volunteer doctors. In the mid 80s membership was extended to include Paramedics, Nurses and Technicians. In 1999, members of the public were also trained to give basic Life Support and Defibrillation: the start of... First Responders.
Linkage Community Trust is a learning disability charity based in Lincolnshire, which delivers specialist education, care and employment support services.
St Andrew's Children's Hospice are an independent charity providing care and treatment for those living with life threatening illnesses. Providing support for loved ones and carers is a central part of their mission.
Macmillan's ambition is to reach and improve the lives of everyone living with cancer and to inspire millions of others to do the same. Macmillan's research helps understand the needs, numbers and experiences of people affected by cancer, to develop and influence better care and services.
The Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance Charitable Trust provides helicopter Emergency Medical Service covering 3,000 square miles. Flying at 154mph, the average journey time from an incident to the nearest hospital is 8 minutes.
Matthew Boulton from Welton was, in his final year of university, diagnosed with Malignant Melanoma. Referred by Lincoln County to Nottingham - Matt and his family realised there was no cure for this most serious form on Skin Cancer. Matt elected to raise funds for research and created Matt's Fund. Sadly at age 24 he died before his ambitions could be realised. Matt's Fund continues, and now raises awareness of skin cancer and Melanoma amongst young adults at school, college, and university and raises funds to support the work of cancer research unit at Nottingham University Hospitals Laboratory of Molecular Oncology, a leading centre in the development of immunotherapy drugs to treat Melanoma. Over 450 cases are diagnosed annually in Lincolnshire, if caught early it can be treated successfully but if left the desease is deadly so our byword is - "Some Moles are dangerous".
The Rotary Club of Lincoln Colonia give their time and talents to serve communities both at home and overseas. These are dedicated people, men and women from business and professions, who share a common interest in helping others