AlterNativity 2021

…. Our Charities

Adapt Prembabies

Adapt is a small charity who provide support to families with premature and unwell babies on the Neonatal Units at Leicester Royal Infirmary and Leicester General Hospital. We also provide ongoing care after families have gone home

Aim for Change

Aim for Change, since 2003 has been providing education, healthcare, and a growing number of self-sufficiency projects to many underprivileged and vulnerable children and adults living in remote parts of Uganda and Pakistan

Feed the Hungry    

Our Mission is dedicated to three core activities.  Feeding the Hungry, Disaster relief and Supporting Orphanages.  We ship donated food, clothing, and resources via trusted partners to schools and communities overseas.

Our current goal is to feed 278,000 children  around the world every day.

Faith India Ministries

The Ministry works hard with a caste referred to as “The Untouchables”. They are the lowest of the low in India. Society does not care for them. They are the orphans, they are the elderly, and people living in poverty. The children’s home caters for around 35 children where they receive care, regular meals, and an education.

Hinckley Community Transport

Dial a Ride

Dial a Ride is a local charity that provides transport for the elderly and disabled in the Hinckley and Bosworth area. The volunteers take passengers to health appointments, social visits, or shopping. They also collect shopping and medication for housebound.

Hinckley Baptist Church – Pathways

Our aim is to offer a welcoming, sociable, and enjoyable place for people living with dementia.by providing activities such as lunch and social club and has a Dementia Respite Care Group.

Hinckley Area Foodbank

We don’t think anyone in our community should have to face going hungry. That’s why we provide three days’ nutritionally balanced emergency food and support, to local people who are referred to us in crisis. During the year 2018-2019 we have fulfilled 2.557 vouchers feeding 5,948 people, 2,083 of which were children, supplying 3 days emergency food. That’s equivalent to 53,532 meals.

Hinckley Homeless Group

Hinckley Homeless Group came together and operates as a group of people interested and concerned about homelessness issues. Our main activity is running Lawrence House, it is a supported accommodation project for homeless young people in the Hinckley & Bosworth area of Leicestershire

                                             Intercare.

Intercare’s mission is to save lives and alleviate suffering, through the provision of surplus medical resources to rural partner health units in sub-Saharan Africa. We support approximately 100 health units in Sierra Leone, Ghana, Zambia, Malawi and Tanzania, with regular consignments of medical aid.

Karibuni Children

Karibuni Children support children living on the streets, and in the slums, in areas of urban and rural poverty, in Kenya, by raising money to support projects to support their needs. We provide food and medical care.

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Our vision. A better life for people and their families living with a terminal illness.

Our mission. To help people and their families living with a terminal illness make the most of the time they have together, by delivering expert care, emotional support, and guidance within their own homes

Legs for Africa

We recycle prosthetic legs that would otherwise end up in landfill and facilitate support groups so amputees in sub-Saharan Africa can live more independent, fulfilled lives.

Leicester City of Sanctuary

LCoS welcomes asylum seekers and refugees in and around Leicester, and supports them to rebuild their lives, develop their skills and feel part of the community. We offer a range of vital services and wider enrichment opportunities to asylum seekers and refugees: including support services and a hot meal; ESOL classes; a football session; sewing & IT classes. The key activity of LCoS is a weekly drop-in and attended by between 70 and 100 asylum seekers and refugees.

Morning Star Ministries

Morning Star Ministries in India hosts a residential school for children from nearby slums across two sites. Currently, we have 40 children living with us and a further 40 who attend our day school plus 8 in further education. We believe that providing education is a crucial element in lifting people out of poverty and empowering them to succeed in life. We facilitate health care for the children in our school

Mary’s Meals

Mary’s Meals provides one good meal to some of the world’s poorest children every school day. The meals help children to attend school regularly. It now cost £15.90 to feed a child for a whole school year – each serving of Mary’s Meal costs just 8p.

We're now feeding over

1,500000 children every school day.

Send a Cow

Our African-designed solutions were developed with, and for, the communities we support. Families get back the skills and confidence they need to get the most from their land and grow enough food and earn a living. The families we work with pass on what they know, success quickly multiplies, from family to family, community to community, generation to generation. We work across six African countries. We focus on farming and families, resulting in confident people in control of their own land and of their own futures.

The Leprosy Mission

We are an international Christian development organisation that diagnoses, treats and offers specialist care, including reconstructive surgery, to leprosy patients. Our aim is to transform and empower the lives of people affected by leprosy. We provide a springboard to restored health, self-sufficiency and renewed hope. 

MBEDZA MPS Malawi

Our goal is the prevention and relief of poverty in Malawi. One of the economically poorest countries in the world. In practice this means: Installing clean, efficient cook stoves. Helping to mitigate climate change through our tree planting project and combat deforestation in Malawi. Tackling HIV/Aids through our centre at Songani. Supporting Orphans so that they can go to Secondary School.

The Vine

The Vine is a little coffee shop and Christian bookshop in the heart of Hinckley town centre, at the rear of the United Reform Church selling books, cards, gifts, Fairtrade food, hot & cold drinks, snacks, cakes and lunches. We provide a space to bring people together. Meal vouchers are available for the homeless to obtain a hot meal and drink

The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army works within communities across the UK and the Republic of Ireland. They offer friendship, practical help and support to some of the most disadvantaged people in our communities. The local Community Kitchen held on Wednesday evenings, provides hot meals for people who would not otherwise have a meal. They also offer shower facilities for personal hygiene care, and clothing if required

Women’s Aid Leicestershire

Our mission is to improve the lives of victims affected by all forms of violence and abuse. Protecting women and children and, at the same time, providing the right services and relationships that are empowering and supportive. Also, providing safe and secure services for women and children fleeing an abuse situation. There is a refuge within the local area to accommodate women and children at times of crisis.

                  

                                   



 

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