BigChange became corporate partners of Transaid in 2018, providing funding, auction prizes and organising events to raise the charity’s profile.
Martin is an ambassador for Transaid, which works with partners and governments to solve transport challenges in sub-Saharan Africa. Its goal is to transform lives through safe, available and sustainable transport.
It has been a pleasure to work with a charity that shares so many of the same core values and has the same “family” feel.
Find out more about some of BigChange’s work with Transaid here.
Speed of Sight charity provides life-changing driving experiences on racetracks and off-road venues for people of all ages and disabilities who cannot or are unlikely to hold a driving licence. Martin Port is a corporate partner for the charity, helping more children and adults to benefit from its work.
The Focus Foundation, founded in 2021 has been established in Manchester to transform the lives of adults with learning disabilities and those on the autistic spectrum.
We also offer bespoke support to physically disabled people and recognize that many of our members will face mental health challenges.
One of our crucial aims is to give people maximum control over their own lives and ensure they are treated with dignity and respect at all times.
Living Potential is a non-profit social enterprise that believes in nature-based interventions. Based on a working farm near Leeds, Living Potential offers a variety of daytime activities where people can learn a range of skills. The enterprise is supported through local authority funding and private funding.
The Richard Goldberg Foundation supports children’s causes both nationally and locally in Leeds. The charity has raised £320,000 over its 15-year history. You can find out more about the Richard Goldberg Foundation here.
St George’s Crypt is a homeless charity that provides support to the vulnerable and those suffering from substance dependence. Leeds-based St George’s Crypt was founded in 1930. It provides 24/7 emergency accommodation and food, and works closely with local GPs and dentists to improve the health and wellbeing of the people it supports.
The Royal National Institute for the Deaf (RNID) supports the 12 million people in the UK who are deaf or have hearing loss or tinnitus. One in eight working-age people in the UK have hearing loss. RNID helps people manage their hearing loss, get support, and funds vital research to develop new treatments.
The Holocaust Educational Trust aims to educate young people about the Holocaust and what we can learn from it. The Trust works in schools, universities and in the community to educate students and train teachers. Support the work of the Holocaust Educational Trust here.
St Gemma’s Hospice has been providing expert care to the people of Leeds for more than 40 years. The hospice provides the best possible care and support for people with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses. The hospice specialises in pain relief and symptom control to help people live comfortably, for as long as possible.