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Are you planning to raise money for charity when you run your next race? If so the following charitable organisations would love to hear from you.
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19 Charities listed beginning with "S"
Stroke Association
Help The Stroke Association in its fight to combat the devastating effects of stroke. Stroke affects 100,000 people every year and is the largest cause of long term dsiability and the third largest cause of premature death.
Sparks (Reg. 1003825)
Sparks is a unique children's charity funding medical research into the prevention, treatment and cure for conditions and illnesses affecting children, babies and expectant mothers. We fund research across the whole spectrum of paediatric medicine and our work has had a number of medical breakthroughs. Our aim is for ALL babies to be born healthy and stay healthy.
Sightsavers (Reg. 207544)
Sightsavers works to combat blindness in developing countries, restoring sight through specialist treatment and eye care.
StreetGames UK (Reg. 1113542)
StreetGames is the only national charity dedicated to developing sport in disadvantaged communities. Our goal is to make sport accessible to everyone regardless of their income and social circumstances. We champion 'doorstep sport', by which we mean positive activities delivered close to home, at the right time, at the right place and in the right style.
Run for Shelter and the money you raise will go towards our work helping over 100,000 homeless and badly housed people, including children and families. Request your runner's pack today!
Starfish Great Hearts Foundation
Starfish Greathearts Foundation is an international development charity, aiming to bring life, hope and opportunity to children in southern Africa who have been orphaned or made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS.
Sue Ryder Care
Dedicated to helping people get the best from life, specialising in palliative care, neorological care and home care.
Samaritans National Headquarters (Reg. 219432)
Samaritans provide confidential emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide. Volunteers offer support by telephone, email, letter and face to face in most of our branches. The service is offered by over 17,000 trained volunteers and is entirely dependent on voluntary support. There are 201 branches of Samaritans in the UK and Republic of Ireland.
Spinal Research
Spinal Research has been researching cures for broken necks and backs since 1980. Paralysis is a devastating condition, but damaged spinal cord CAN be made to re-grow returning function to paralysed limbs. Our next goal is to fund clinical trials.
SANDS (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society)
In the UK, 16 babies a day are stillborn or die within the first twenty eight days of life. For over 25 years, SANDS has offered support to parents and families whose lives are devastated by the death of their baby.
Sport 4 Life UK (Reg. 1115222)
Sport4Life UK(S4L) exists to change lives through the power of sport. It uses sport as a tool to relieve poverty, build community and improve health within disadvantaged areas. It delivers inclusion, opportunity and empowerment to underprivileged peoples through sport in a fresh, dynamic and exciting way.
Sense is the UK's leading organisation for children or adults who are deaf blind or have associated disabilities. Run the 2006 Flora London Marathon for Sense and feel great. Visit our website to sign up for a guaranteed place.
Self Help Africa (Reg. 298830)
Self Help Africa works in nine countries - Burkina Faso, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Togo, Uganda and Zambia - to ensure that people have the skills they need to grow enough food to feed themselves, earn a living and manage their own future.
Sir Oswald Stoll Foundation (Reg. 207939)
Sir Oswald Stoll Foundation provides appropriate housing with support to vulnerable and disabled ex-Service personnel, enabling them to live as independently as possible. Our homes are located in London at Fulham, Acton and Chiswick. Support is through our Health & Well-being project and specialist welfare services.
Saferworld (Reg. 1043843)
Saferworld has 18 places on offer for the ASICS 10K London Run on Sunday 10 July, 2011. Saferworld works at the forefront of international efforts to prevent violent conflict and promote security and justice, advocating for stronger national and international arms controls and championing a conflict-sensitive approach to development. Registration is free, join our team, get fit and have fun for a great cause. Contact the Funding team to secure your place (
Starlight Children's Foundation
Last year Starlight brightened the lives of over 53,000 seriously ill children by granting their wishes or by entertaining them in hospital. To date, it has granted over 3,500 wishes, placed 180 mobile entertainment units in hospitals and more.
Samaritans in Reading
The branch responded to over 30,000 calls last year from people going through a crisis or in distress. Your money will help local kids get support and keep our branch open. We have a sponsor pack and a Samaritans T-shirt for you.
Supporting educational initiatives encouraging children & young people in disadvantaged areas of Greater London to raise achievement levels. All annual operating costs are met by the trustees, so EVERY PENNY DONATED reaches the projects funded.
We work with people who are visually impaired & have additional disabilities such as physical & learning disabilities, degenerative illnesses, brain injuries & mental health problems. Take up a challenge that helps other to overcome their challenges.

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