This week Matthew Cook visits Action Aid HQ, a leading international charity who support women and children in extreme poverty, fight for the rights of the world's poorest people in forty three countries, work with over five thousand schools globally to get children and young people the education they deserve, and have been campaigning for change for over forty years.
Matthew Cook visits Artbox London, a registered charity and social enterprise that helps artists with learning disabilities to create artwork, as well as running art workshops to provide opportunities for the artists to exhibit their work in galleries and sell them to the public.
This week, Matthew Cook visits CARIS, a registered charity which runs two projects in Islington. One is a bereavement counselling service which is open to adults and children, and the other is a cold weather night shelter which is open everyday during the winter months offering hospitality to homeless guests and supporting them in finding more permanent accommodation.
This week Matthew Cook visits Charity Stars, a platform for celebrities and athletes to donate their goods, or time, that are then auctioned off with the proceeds raised going to the celebrity's charity of choice.
Matthew Cook visits The Thames Reach Employment Academy, a charity that helps thousands of unemployed and economically disadvantaged people find employment, and speaks to some of the key people behind the charity in the first ever episode of Charity Showcase.