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There are many different charities in the world, each of them do lots of different work. The work that they do is to help people.

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Wesley Aisthorpe GR10-22 Charity Essay There are many different charities in the world, each of them do lots of different work. The work that they do is to help people. Here are some of the categories in which charities help people: Culture, Sport, Education, Scientific Research, Health and Medicine, Social Services, Conservation and Protection, Housing, Civil Rights and Law and Order, Religion, International Activities. For example, Cancer Research UK is in the category of Health and Medicine, researching the disease of cancer and ways to cure or to prevent it, and Oxfam is in the category of International Activities, helping people who are suffering all over the world. Some of the most well-known charities are Oxfam, The N.S.P.C.C, The World Wide Fund For Nature, Age Concern, Cancer Research UK, BBC Children In Need, The R.S.P.C.A and Comic Relief, and these are the charities that we will be looking at. Here is some information about the charities and what they do to help people: Oxfam Registered charity number 202918 Oxfam was founded in 1942. Since then it has grown and became Oxfam International, which is a confederation of 12 different organizations working together in more than 100 countries to find lasting solutions to poverty, suffering and injustice. ...read more.

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They campaign on issues like age discrimination and pensions, and work to influence public opinion and government policy about older people. Every one of the many UK branches of Age Concern is different. They are each made to suit their local area so it has more affect. This is a unique way of running the charity to meet the needs of the people it is helping better. BBC Children In Need Registered charity number 802052 BBC Children in need was founded in 1988. Since the 1980's, the BBC Children in Need appeal has raised over �300 million for disadvantaged children living in the UK. BBC Children in Need aims to improve the lives and prospects of children and young people living in the UK who have experienced hardships, difficulties or disadvantages of some kind. Each year the charity provides practical and lasting support to thousands of youngsters aged 18 and under, including those that have disabilities or psychological disorders, and those who have encountered serious illness, abuse, poverty or neglect. In order to do this the charity allocates grants to registered charities or voluntary and community groups that have a clear focus on making a positive difference to children's lives. ...read more.

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The R.S.P.C.A advertise through leaflets at vets, and their appearances on TV vet shows. On the TV the R.S.P.C.A are usually involved of the rescue of an animal before it is taken to a vet. It's income is �69.4 million per year, it's expenditure �78.3 million per year and it's funds �145 million. Age concern advertises on quite a small scale. It has charity shops, which, like Oxfam, sell second hand products. They also use leaflets as a source of advertising. Although it's advertising is on a small scale they have many branches across England. Its income is �28.3 million per year, it's expenditure is �25.2 million per year and it's funds are �20.1 million. WWF or World Wide Fund For Nature uses television advertising, Internet advertising and leaflets as just a few ways to advertise. Its income is �30.3 million per year, it's expenditure is �29.4 million per year and it's funds are �14.5 million. (These set of figures are for WWFUK, the UK branch of the WWF charity.) The N.S.P.C.C uses television advertising and leaflets as part of their full stop campaign to stop cruelty to children. Its income is �90.6 million per year, its expenditure is �41.1 million per year and it's funds �60.2 million. ...read more.

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