Charity of the Year
Although we are always to keen to raise money for good causes, every year we select two charities, local or national, to focus on and give them extra support.
This year, our nominated charities are Marie Curie Cancer Care and Rainbow Trust.
If you are part of a charitable group and would like to be considered for The Liberty’s Charity of the Year 2014, simply get in touch with Susan Williamson, Marketing Manager at The Liberty.
Charities of the Year 2012 - 2013
MARIE CURIE CANCER CARE
Marie Curie Cancer Care is a UK charity dedicated to the care of people with terminal cancer and other illnesses. Best know for their network of 2,000 Marie Curie Nurses who work in the homes of terminally ill patients across the UK, providing practical care and support. They also have nine Marie Curie Hospices across the UK providing expert care and the best quality of life for people with cancer and other illnesses.
Everything they provide is free-of-charge to patients and their families. They fund their nursing services and hospices in 50/50 partnership with the NHS. Last year they reached a total of 31,799 patients across the UK which they wouldn’t have been able to do without the generosity and support of the public.
For more information about Marie Curie visit www.mariecurie.org.uk.
Marie Curie is a registered charity, number 207994.
Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity is a very special organisation that provides emotional and practical support to families who have a child with a life threatening or terminal illness. From diagnosis, throughout treatment, into recovery or bereavement and beyond, Rainbow is there to help families in crisis. 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Their support is individually tailored to meet the unique requirements of each family. This may include support in hospital, at home, with siblings or after a bereavement. Rainbow also operate a 24 hour helpline.
‘Our vision is that, one day, every family facing this devastating reality will have access to a Rainbow Family Support Worker. Currently, we are caring for 1100 families through 8 care teams - only 10% of those who need us. With the help of establishments like The Liberty we hope to gradually increase our reach and accessibility – thank you so much for your support!’
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