Presentation on theme: "What is a charity?. A charity is an organisation set up to help and raise money for those in need Charities usually raise money through donations and."— Presentation transcript:
What is a charity?
A charity is an organisation set up to help and raise money for those in need Charities usually raise money through donations and have volunteers that help What is a charity?
Some charities you may have heard of
Charities rely on money raised through fundraising to continue doing their work and helping people They often raise money through fundraising events like fun runs, cake sales and active challenges like parachute jumps! Fundraising
CLIC Sargent CLIC Sargent is the UK’s leading cancer charity for children and young people, and their families Through our work we help children and young people cope with cancer and get the most out of life Find out more through this video
How CLIC Sargent helped in 2011/12 We provided support to over 6,200 children and young people with cancer Our nurses supported around 1,000 children with cancer and their families We awarded 4,828 grants with a total value of nearly £1 million to help families with the extra costs a cancer diagnosis brings
How our school is helping We are taking part in Wig Wednesday! Wig Wednesday is on Wednesday 22 nd May. On Wig Wednesday, CLIC Sargent is asking everyone to get a wig on for the day and make a donation to help support young cancer patients..
How our school is helping By taking part in Wig Wednesday we are helping more people to learn about how difficult it is for children and young people to go through treatment for cancer, and how important it is to show kindness and understanding to them during this time. We are also helping to raise lots of money to help CLIC Sargent support children and young people with cancer and their families.