Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research
Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research is a National Charity, which for 50 years has funded ground breaking research into better treatments and cures for all blood cancers. The charity receives no government funding and relies entirely on the British public to support their research so more families can be spared the devastation of losing a loved one. Around 28,300 people of all ages from newborn babies to grandparents are diagnosed with blood cancers in the UK every year. The charity is determined to give all patients with leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma the best possible chance of survival. Their research is focused on finding causes, improving diagnosis and treatments, and running groundbreaking clinical trials.
Noah’s Ark Appeal
Noah’s Ark Appeal is the official charity of the Children’s Hospital for Wales. The appeal exists to build, equip and further support the Children’s Hospital for Wales. It is the only charity exclusively raising money for this purpose. Phase One was opened in 2005 and treats children in need of medical and cancer care. This great achievement was made possible by generous donations from the people of Wales. It is planned to open Phase Two in the autumn of 2012 which will provide vitally important facilities to treat children in need of surgery and critical care. The completed Children’s Hospital for Wales is expected to treat around 100,000 children from across Wales each year. Currently, The Noah’s Ark Appeal is committed to raising £7m to provide state-of-the-art equipment including an open MRI scanner, a hydrotherapy pool and other major pieces for the critical care unit. The charity’s aim is to ensure that the hospital has the best resources available so that the children of Wales receive the best of care from world-class medical teams using the most up to date equipment.