Dynamic Chair sought for pioneering medical charity
Ehlers-Danlos Support UK (EDS UK) was established in 1987 to support, advise and inform those living with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and to help them live a full, active and positive life. EDS UK is the only UK based charity that exclusively represents and supports all people with any of the types of EDS regardless of their position on the EDS spectrum.EDS is a genetic connective tissue condition known as a multi-systemic syndrome. Connective tissue covers over 90% of one’s body so there are few bodily systems which escape the effects. Within the 6 main types of EDS there is a spectrum of symptoms with one of the types being life-limiting.
The Abbey Community Association
Are you interested in leading a medium sized important and influential central London charity through an exciting period of change?
The Abbey Community Association is a successful charity and social enterprise based in south Westminster with a 65 year+ track record of delivering diverse community programmes which improve the lives and wellbeing of local communities. The charity continues to innovate and design exciting programmes to maximise its impact for the benefit of local communities, serving the diverse local population of the south Westminster area covering the 5 wards of Warwick, Vincent Square, Churchill Gardens, Tachbrook and St James Park.
MAF - New Trustees
MAF is a unique Christian charity using aircraft to deliver help and hope across the developing world. MAF transport patients, relief workers, produce, medical supplies and Christian workers in the world’s remotest regions and places of deepest human need – places where flying is not a luxury but a lifeline. We operate in over 30 countries with over 130 planes. In the UK, MAF is a registered charity funded by voluntary donations which help finance the work of MAF worldwide.
Prospect Housing and Support Services
Prospect Housing and Support Services was formed in 1989 by several local organisations and authorities, who wanted to improve housing facilities for people with learning disabilities and mental health problems, so they could live independently. The organisation now runs a variety independent living schemes for vulnerable adults and people with physical and learning disabilities and other special needs.
West Essex Mind (WEM) - New Board Members
West Essex Mind (WEM) is a local charity working across the West Essex district to support people affected by mental ill health, and the people around them, on the journey towards recovery. Affiliated to National Mind, WEM offers services that are sensitive to local needs: we believe that with the appropriate support everyone has the potential to take steps that will improve their quality of life and are committed to finding ways of developing these activities in a way that makes them responsive to the needs of the local population.