50 for Free 2021 beneficiaries

50 for Free offers fifty midweek (four nights) and weekend (three nights) breaks in March, at selected Landmarks across England, Wales, Scotland and even a trip by helicopter to the island of Lundy. Here are this year's 50 for Free beneficiaries.

The Ripple Project

At The Ripple, side by side with local people, we seek to improve the quality of life for all ages in the area, in various ways, by helping people to help themselves

Dads Unlimited

A well-being charity to improve the lives of children of separated families, reducing parental conflict and the rate of male suicide.

Leaders in Community

LiC inspire and empower deprived young people to be active and vocal contributors in their community.

Keyring

Keyring supports people to engage in society.

Cohort 4

A peer led women's support group in North Warwickshire providing what women need to survive abuse and multiple disadvantage.

Mummy's Star

Supporting women who are diagnosed with cancer in pregnancy or before a baby is one and raising awareness of this.

River House Trust

River House Trust support people living with HIV, particularly as they grow into old age, through their 60s, 70s and 80s, and focus on reducing the risks of loneliness and isolation, reducing the impact of poverty, and improving health and wellbeing.

Dochas Carers Centre

Dochas supports 203 unpaid carers across Mid Argyll, Kintyre and the islands.

ACE - Aspiration, Creation, Elevation

ACE gives disadvantaged young people the chance to creatively express themselves and develop personally through arts activities, role-model guidance and inspirational experiences.

Borders Carers Centre

Borders Carers Centre are the independent expert charity supporting adult carers in the Scottish borders.

Sheltered Work Opportunities Project

Provides community, rehabilitation and hope to adults with severe and enduring mental illness through the use of therapeutic horticulture.

Circle

Circle aim to improve the lives of children by strengthening families.

Re:Minds

Re:Minds is a parent led organisation supporting families with children and young people with mental health needs and/or autism.

Creative Sustainability

Creative Sustainability drive change through community projects in Gloucestershire underpinned by three core values: reducing inequality, balancing needs of people and nature, and empowerment.

Safe and Sound Charity

Safe and Sound support children, young people and families who have been exploited or whose lives have been affected by exploitation.

Canopy Housing

With the help of local volunteers Canopy Housing renovate derelict houses and move in people at risk of homelessness and support local people with whatever issues they bring to us.

Working Together Ludlow

Working Together Ludlow support adults and young people with learning disabilities/difficulties and their families in Ludlow, south Shropshire and Herefordshire.

Newark Emmaus Trust

Newark Emmaus Trust provides temporary accommodation with care and support to homeless people aged 16-25.

FamilyLinks

Family Links the Centre of Emotional Health helps support the emotional health of parents and children throughout the UK, with an emphasis on early education.

Daisy Chain Northamptonshire

Supports families that have a child with additional needs, and their siblings and carers.

Under the Sky Events

Provides free holidays to care experienced people to improve their mental health. (People who were brought up in children's homes or foster care).

Action for Asperger's

Action for Aspergers provides Autism-specialist counselling for lives that have become adversely affected by the effects of autism and Asperger's syndrome.

WCD Young Carers

WCD Young Carers support young carers to have respite and support from their caring roles.

CLIC Sargent

CLIC Sargent provide practical and emotional support to children up to the age of 25 following a cancer diagnosis.

Break Charity

Break is an East Anglian charity that supports children and young people that have troubled or traumatic starts in life, giving them a home and opportunities to build a fulfilling and productive future.

The Parent House

The Parent House aim to work with parents to overcome barriers, we do this in a collaborative way by improving wellbeing, supporting learning and offering opportunities to learn skills, so that parents can make changes which will positively impact them and their families lives.

York Cares

York Cares is an independent employee-volunteering charity, which brings businesses, employees and communities together to make York a better place.

Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity

FNHC is a beloved, local charity caring for people of the Aylesbury Vale with life-limiting conditions or who require palliative care.

Asylum Link Merseyside

Asylum Link provide a safe space and services for refugees and asylum seekers in the Liverpool area.

Force Cancer Charity

Working locally to support anyone with cancer face-to-face.

Street Talk

Street Talk provides mental health care to women who have escaped from traffickers and women on the street.

Soundabout

Soundabout unlocks the potential of children, young people and adults with severe and profound learning disabilities by helping them to develop their ability to communicate with the world around them through music and sound.

VOCAL

VOCAL supports c.10,000 unpaid carers in Edinburgh and Midlothian each year helping manage their caring roles, to have a life alongside caring and balance care with employment.

Say it Loud Club

Say it Loud Club support LGBTQ+ refugees and asylum seekers, providing mentoring, workshops, social events, and peer support, working with partner organisations to help them access legal, health and housing support.

The Kite Trust

The Kite Trust support LGBTQ+ young people through youth work, school support and training.

Manchester Camerata Orchestra

Manchester Camerata are Britain's most adventurous' and experimental orchestra. We give UK and international performances, and lead the way in Dementia Music Therapy in the community.

North Argyll Carers Centre

Offer emotional and practical support to unpaid carers from the age of 8 upwards across the rural and remote area of Oban, Lorn and Argyll and Bute, making a positive difference to their lives through our value based, person-centred support service.

Young Carers Together

Young Carers Together support young carers by giving them a break from their caring role, running activities and short breaks, which gives them a chance to meet other young carers and helps with their general wellbeing and mental health.

The Lodge Trust

The Lodge Trust provide a supportive Christian community for adults with learning disabilities.

Contact Hostel

Contact Hostel provides much-needed support for vulnerable and homeless young women from the Manchester area.

Surf Action

Surf Action promotes and protects physical, psychological, and emotional wellbeing/resilience of Armed Forces, Bluelight Emergency Services and wider communities who are living with physical and/or psychological difficulties.