Untold Stories - Series 4 - Episode 5
22 May 2013, 04:09
Alice Bhandhukravi hosts this episode of Untold Stories – a collection of films celebrating the extraordinary work of some of the smaller charities making a difference in the UK.
LLANISHEN GOOD NEIGHBOURS
Llanishen Good Neighbours has one primary objective – to help people maintain their independence while still living in their own homes. In this context, the organisation provides three main types of service for its beneficiaries – Transport, Shopping and Companionship.
Filmmaker: James Sykes
More Details: http://www.llanishengoodneighbours.co.uk
THE UPPER ROOM
The Upper Room is dedicated to the relief of poverty and suffering among people who are socially disadvantaged, vulnerable, homeless and marginalised in west London. Working with all people, it encourages the fostering of healthy relationships and providing services for free.
Filmmaker: Paul Shammasian — Producer: Tamara Kaye
More Details: http://www.theupperroom.org.uk
CITY OF SANCTUARY
City of Sanctuary is a movement to build a culture of hospitality for people seeking refuge in the UK. The goal is to create a network of towns and cities throughout the country that are proud to be places of safety, and that include people seeking sanctuary fully in their communities.
Filmmaker: Julian Hendy
More Details: http://www.cityofsanctuary.org
The Samuel Hardgrave Harlequin Ichthyosis Research Trust (SHHIRT) is the only UK registered charity dedicated solely to researching Harlequin Ichthyosis. SHHiRT aims to raise awareness, raise funds toward researching the disease, and provide directional support to families.
Filmmaker: Ri Chakraborty
More Details: http://www.shhirt.org.uk
INSIGHT FOR CARERS
INSIGHT is a charity for carers, run by carers. INSIGHT aims to meet the needs of carers, delivering services that carers want and empowering them so they can lead fulfilling lives, be effective carers for the people they love and be involved in decisions that affect their lives.
Filmmaker: Alex Swinfen
More Details: http://www.insightforcarers.org