SOUTH AFRICAN SUPPORTED ORGANISATIONS
The following charitable organisations are based in South Africa and are currently supported by the Footprints Foundation.
WINNIE MABASO FOUNDATION
The Winnie Mabaso Foundation was established to support vulnerable and orphaned children in South Africa, particularly those living with HIV.
Over the years our work has extended to encompass all ages of those who are underprivileged and in desperate need from babies to grannies.
As a Foundation we are enormously proud to see how Mabaso love has changed, and continues to change the lives of countless people in South Africa. We’d love for you to join our Mabaso family and help us to make a difference.
The Winnie Mabaso Foundation is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation in the UK (1160321) and is also registered in South Africa as an NPO (140-472).
THE KHAYA CENTRE
The Khaya Centre is part of the Orange Babies Charity
Orange Babies South Africa is a branch of the Dutch Orange Babies NGO whose aim is to save babies lives; to help pregnant women with HIV and their babies in Africa. Orange Babies also supports children who are infected with or directly affected by HIV. We provide help by offering information programs and medical care and by building orphanages, maternity clinics and shelters for these women and children. We welcome your support, whether you want to volunteer or make a donation. We appreciate any form of contribution.
ENNERDALE MEALS ON WHEELS
Meals on Wheels For The Aged is a multi-faceted welfare service aimed at helping the elderly of our country to live out their sunset years in dignity and relative comfort. The service includes Old-Age Homes, Frail-Care Centers, Service Centers For Senior Citizens, and the well known Meals on Wheels For The Aged meal delivery service.
All of these services function under the umbrella of Meals on Wheels Community Services, a non-profit organization that operates under the government registration number ADRA SA (SAU) 002-706 NPO.
ENNERDALE PRIMARY SCHOOL
Ennerdale Primary School's mission is to develop a balanced learner who can read, write, reason with understanding. Every effort will be made to encourage learners to actively participate in extra curricular activities to reach their full potential.
Cool Cats is a day care centre offering early learning to toddlers. The Footprints Foundation has rebuilt the whole site adding new buildings as well as refurbishing the original two classrooms. The project was completed over 3 years. I’m in addition the Footprints Foundation supply support with monthly food contributions.
The following charities have received support/funds from The Footprints Foundation. Click on the logo’s to visit their websites and find out more information.
TINY TIM’S CHILDREN CENTRE
Our organisation is a well established, registered charity which provides FREE complementary treatments to children and young people with disabilities, health problems and special needs.
3H Fund is a charity that makes it possible for disabled people, children and adults, to have memorable and fulfilling holidays.
GL11 COMMUNITY HUB
Our mission is to support all local residents to connect, develop and gain confidence and inspiration by providing a springboard for opportunities to create an economically and socially thriving local community.
YOUNG & INSPIRED
At Young & Inspired, we provide a range of after school and extracurricular activities, which provide rich experiences to the young people which they would otherwise lack.
THE CHILDHOOD EYE CANCER TRUST
The Childhood Eye Cancer Trust has been a registered charity since 1987 and was formerly known as The Retinoblastoma Society.
Trinity’s skilled, compassionate end of life care helps our patients, and their families and carers, to regain the confidence they need to live every moment.
SIGHT SUPPORT DERBYSHIRE
Sight Support Derbyshire exists to provide essential support and services to blind and partially sighted people to help them to become independent.
SICKLE CELL SOCIETY
“Footprints are pleased to support the work of Peace Adetero in her efforts to raise awareness of Sickle Cell Disease, and wish her all the best with on-going endeavours”.
MARIE CURIE CANCER CARE
‘We Put Patients and Families First’ is Marie Curie Cancer Care’s strategic plan for 2011-14. It sets out our plans to develop, expand and fund our work.
Make-A-Wish Foundation UK is a charity with a single purpose – we grant magical wishes to children and young people aged 3-17 fighting life-threatening illnesses.
THE BRAINWAVE PROGRAMME
The Brainwave Programme rests on the theory of neuroplasticity and our qualified and experienced staff are drawn from the mainstream fields of physiotherapy, psychology and education.
THE MANACARE FOUNDATION
“Manacare considers its mission as a handshake of peace and goodwill and a step towards the hope that peoples from different lands and cultures can work together and, whilst caring about each other, ultimately take a stride towards the achievement of peace on our earth.”
Wooden Spoon is the children’s charity of the rugby world. For 25 years Spoon has harnessed the spirit and values of rugby to give disadvantaged children in Britain and Ireland a chance to achieve their full potential in life.
Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS) is a Scottish charity established to provide hospice services in Scotland for children and young people with life-limiting conditions.
Caring for the lives of individuals and their families who have been touched by cancer or other life limiting illnesses. It’s about extra-ordinary people taking the time to improve the lives of others; about adding life to days, even when days can’t be added to life.
THE EVELINA CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
The Evelina Children’s Hospital at Guy’s and St Thomas’ moved to a stunning new purpose built hospital at St Thomas’ in 2005. With everything from the menus and furnishings to the design of the building itself chosen by children, it’s something truly special.
BROMLEY BY BOW CENTRE
The Bromley by Bow Centre is an innovative community organisation in East London. Working in one of the most deprived wards in the UK, each week we support families, young people and adults of all ages to learn new skills, improve their health and wellbeing, find employment and develop the confidence to achieve their goals and transform their lives.
In 1987 a pioneering local group, consisting of Barbara Curd, Helen Hutchinson and Dr Andrew Bodham-Whetham – later joined by Bishop John Gibbs, identified the need for a hospice in South Gloucestershire. Longfield Hospice (formerly The Cotswold Care Project) was born and an appeal to purchase premises and to finance the Hospice’s first year launched. Thanks to massive support from the local community, and hard work from the volunteers who have always been the Hospice’s mainstay, the dream took just three years to come true.
CHILDREN WITH CANCER UK
For more than 22 years, we have been helping children affected by leukaemia. We fund research into causes and treatments, support families through welfare programmes and campaign on their behalf.
THE ANTHONY NOLAN TRUST
We are the charity that takes back lives from leukaemia. It is only with your involvement that we can carry out our lifesaving work.
Deafblind UK is a national charity offering specialist services and human support to deafblind people and those who have progressive sight and hearing loss acquired throughout their lives.
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY
The MS Society is the UK’s largest charity for people affected by multiple sclerosis (MS) – about 100,000 people in the UK.
HELP FOR HEROES
Help for Heroes (H4H) was founded by Bryn and Emma Parry after a profoundly moving visit to Selly Oak Hospital in the summer of 2007. Bryn and Emma met some extraordinarily brave young people who had been badly wounded and they just wanted to do something to help.
THE SPRING CENTRE
The Spring Centre provides care and support to children and young people with disabilities and their families from across Gloucestershire.
SAINT FRANCIS HOSPICE
Saint Francis Hospice is a centre of excellence in the care of those with life limiting illnesses. Our team of specialist consultants, doctors, nurses and health care assistants provide practical and emotional support for adults of all ages and give specialist bereavement support to family members from as young as 20 months.
RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES RMHC
Ronald McDonald House Charities – is an independent Charity which provides free ‘home away from home’ accommodation at hospitals, enabling families to stay close to their child and maintain a degree of normal family life.
CHILDREN’S HOSPICE SOUTH WEST
At Children’s Hospice South West we care for children who have illnesses which mean they will die before reaching adulthood. We provide expert care for them, their parents and well siblings.
THE MUSCLE HELP FOUNDATION
The Muscle Help Foundation exists to deliver amazing and unforgettable experiences (that we call Muscle Dreams) in the UK for children and young people suffering from the muscle wasting disease Muscular Dystrophy … helping them to live a dream or fulfil a cherished ambition.
LEUKAEMIA AND LYMPHOMA RESEARCH FUND
Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research is the only UK charity solely dedicated to research into blood cancers, including leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma.
THE SHAKESPEARE HOSPICE
Today, we are an independent local charity providing specialist End of Life and supportive care for people living in South Warwickshire and the North Cotswolds who are affected by life-limiting illness.
THE WILLOW FOUNDATION
The Willow Foundation is the only charity of its kind providing special days for seriously ill 16 to 40 year olds throughout the UK.
Whether they be the very old, people living with dementia or Alzheimer’s, people living with physical disabilities, degenerative illnesses such as Parkinson's or motor neurone disease, people living with learning difficulties or more serious mental disorders, all older people are valuable.
Clover House Welcome to Clover House. We are a charity providing complementary therapy for children and young people and we treat any physical, behavioural or emotional problem.
SUE RYDER CARE
We provide compassionate care for people with palliative, long-term and end of life needs.
THE ROYAL MARSDEN CANCER CHARITY
The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity We raise money to help The Royal Marsden provide world-class care for cancer patients, and to support the hospital’s pioneering work in cancer research and education.
With a keen belief in the power of charity and volunteer work, Charlie McMann is committed to changing the world. There really couldn’t be a more dedicated Grant Manager, and we’re so happy to have Charlie McMann as part of the The Footprints Foundation team.
Kenya Works Our approach is three-pronged – Learning, Earning and Partnering. In Learning we supply schools with libraries, library books, and educational materials, uniforms for the very poor and occasionally school buildings. Something as simple as outdoor toilets improves school retention rates, especially for young girls.
THE MEARS FOUNDATION
Following the success of our first two international relief projects, India in 2008 and Sri Lanka in 2009, it was felt that it would be a logical step to set up a charity to support and channel the funds raised towards these endeavours. In addition The Mears Foundation aims to support worth while charities both in the UK and abroad.
THE BOBBY MOORE FUND
The Bobby Moore Fund for Cancer Research UK raises money for research into bowel cancer in memory of footballer Bobby Moore.
THE CURE PARKINSONS TRUST (MOVERS AND SHAKERS)
The Cure Parkinson’s Trust has one bold aim – to cure Parkinson’s disease. The charity funds innovative projects and inspirational scientists with the aim of building momentum towards a cure.
ST BARNABAS HOSPICE
Having an advanced illness can raise all sorts of practical, physical and emotional issues, which affect not only the patient, but their loved ones too. The hospice aims to help tackle these issues, offering expert advice and support along the way.
THE MARTLETS HOSPICE
The hospice plays a vital role in helping people to live life as fully as they can, right up until the end. Through expert clinical care provided by highly skilled and experienced Doctors and Nurses, we ensure that wherever possible peace, respect and dignity is retained – it is a very simple and very human ethos.
We are a community led organisation in Brighton providing information and advice about learning and work, and a range of support activities for adults. For those who are looking to go back to work we offer careers advice, employment support and a range of tailored resources.
THE BRITISH WIRELESS FOR THE BLIND
The British Wireless for the Blind Fund provides high quality, easy to use audio equipment which has been specially designed and adapted for listeners living with sight loss.
BRAIN TUMOUR SUPPORT
Brain Tumour Support is uniquely dedicated to providing support for anyone affected by any type of brain tumour, at any point from diagnosis and for as long as support is needed.
One in every 9 babies in the UK is born either premature or sick. That’s over 80,000 babies every year with one being admitted to special care every six minutes. The vital care that babies receive after birth can have a profound impact on the rest of their lives. For families struggling to cope, this will be one of the most difficult, emotional and stressful times of their lives.
GARY KIRSTEN FOUNDATION
In 2015 we started working with the Gary Kirsten Foundation to sponsor the building of the first two cricket nets in the program 50/50 to build 50 cricket nets in 50 weeks in development areas.
We have sponsored those first ones in Khayelitsha and Jabelane with the scheme officially opening in January 2016. With this partnership Footprints is looking to build a long term arrangement in cricket in South Africa.
THE BRITISH HEART FOUNDATION
Our mission is to play a leading role in the fight against disease of the heart and circulation, so that it is no longer a major cause of disability and premature death.
THE MENINGISTIS TRUST
Meningitis strikes in an instant, but the impact lasts a lifetime. The Meningitis Trust is here to ensure that everyone whose life has been affected by meningitis gets access to the support that they need, where they need it and for as long as they need it.
During November each year, Movember is responsible for the sprouting of moustaches on thousands of men’s faces in the UK and around the world. The aim of which is to raise vital funds and awareness for men’s health, specifically prostate cancer and testicular cancer.
CARING IN BRISTOL
Caring In Bristol is a registered charity that helps homeless people at Christmas and throughout the year.
We promote independence, build confidence and encourage personal development for the people we support adults with learning disabilities.
Second Chance was founded in 1984 and grew from the work of the founder and present chief executive Doug Hulme in special schools. It was originally known as “The Foster an Angler” charity, because it took children from deprived backgrounds camping and fishing
GREEN PASTURES CHRISTIAN NURSING HOME
Green Pastures Christian Nursing Home has been established to provide care for the frail and elderly and others who are terminally ill.
We provide an information and advice service for older people, their families and carers, focusing on social care, welfare benefits and befriending services. This is integrated with local support, including one-to-one and group befriending schemes.
Our vision is to ensure children, young people and families reach their full potential and shape their own futures in a safe and creative environment.
FareShare is a national UK charity supporting communities to relieve food poverty. FareShare is at the centre of two of the most urgent issues that face the UK: food poverty and food waste.
CCHF All About Kids exists to give disadvantaged children a range of residential activity and respite breaks. We improve the quality of children’s lives and help them to recognise their potential in a safe and happy environment.
In April Delight partnered with Sal’s Shoes, a local charity that finds new feet for outgrown children’s shoes, and with the support of the Embassy of Nepal in London we launched Heart & Sole. Working with the children from 4 local schools we asked them to find an outgrown pair of shoes, an outgrown cuddly toy and draw a picture or write a letter to a Nepali child in dire need.
Youth Direct is an after school club that was set up in 2003, as it became apparent that local youth needed some recreational space other than their school and home environment.
The Eikon Charity’s origins date back to 1995, when the ‘New Haw Youth Project’ was set up by our founder, Chris Hickford. Chris met many young people coping with extremely difficult personal issues who had very little, if any, help available to them.
ST CHRISTOPHERS HOSPICE
St Christopher’s Hospice exists to promote and provide skilled and compassionate palliative care of the highest quality.
HOPSICE OF HOPE
We started work in Romania in 1992. There was no hospice care whatsoever available in the country at that time. Morphine was illegal. Cancer patients had no pain relief and were simply left to die in pain. The health system was corrupt and people avoided seeking medical help as they could not afford to pay a bribe.
Other countries in the region have similar problems and so we extended our work into Serbia in 2006, the Republic of Moldova in 2008 and Albania in 2018.
THE SURESERVE FOUNDATION
The Sureserve Foundation exists to warm the communities in the UK served by our public and private buildings.
The Sureserve Group is a leading asset and energy support services group that performs critical functions in homes, public and commercial buildings, with a focus on clients in the UK public sector and regulated markets.
To work with communities and development partnerts to empower women, children and persons with disability to change their world for the better
'We work with babies, children and young people who have movement disorders due to conditions such as cerebral palsy, global development delay or acquired brain injury. Many of the children we work with also have related difficulties such as learning disabilities or sensory processing and/or communication.
So, to help children and young people reach their full potential, we offer a suite of holistic therapies under one umbrella, such as Conductive Education, Music therapy, Independent Living, Mollii and Rebound therapy.'
EASTON COMMUNITY CHILDREN'S CENTRE
"Our mission is to relate to each child as a unique individual and tailor our care and teaching to their specific needs in order to equip them with a love of learning that will help them to flourish and reach their full potential.
We invite children into a wonderful, playful, learning adventure. We strive to deliver a consistently excellent service to the communities we serve and to be their first choice."