Charities we support

Updated December 2014

Charities we support include: The National Autistic Society: LAM Action:  The Anya Betham Appeal (Neuroblastoma Children’s Cancer Alliance) : Nicholls Spinal Injury Foundation; RJAH Orthopaedic Hospital Charity and Help for Heroes:



NSIF aims to: Fund research and development into curing spinal injury Fund rehabilitation for patients of spinal injury when a cure has been developed Advance education by promoting and supporting research into the causes, care and treatment of spinal injuries and disease, and the publication of the results of such research NSIF believes passionately that spinal injury can become a treatable condition. We know we have a long way to go, but the work we are funding has already made a significant breakthrough that could potentially lead to a treatment for spinal injury. Watch the breakthrough announcement on Panorama. This is the first step in an incredible journey that we hope will radically improve the lives of paralysis sufferers. Now we need your help to get us the rest of the way.








“We are really grateful to have been chosen as one of the charities to benefit from the sales of the two debut singles by the 9ines.  The money raised from downloads of ‘Walk Tall’ and ‘Be Free’ will help the charity continue to provide vital support and services for over half a million people with autism in the UK and their families.  Autism is a serious, lifelong and disabling condition and we rely on the generosity of individuals and organisations like Aardvarker to continue making a difference to peoples’ lives.” Alastair Graham, Director of Fundraising and Marketing at the National Autistic Society

The National Autistic Society (NAS) is the UK’s leading charity for people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) and their families.

The National Autistic Society supports around 100,000 people living with autism in the UK every year, providing specialist information and advice and pioneering services. They campaign for a world where autism is understood and where everyone with autism gets to live the life they choose. Founded in 1962, by a group of parents who were passionate about ensuring a better future for their children, today the NAS has over 20,000 members, 100 branches and provides: information, advice, advocacy, training and support for people with autism and their families

  • information and training for health, education and other professionals working with people with autism and their families
  • specialist residential, supported living, outreach and day services for adults
  • specialist schools and education outreach services for children
  • out-of-school services for children and young people
  • employment training and support and social programmes for adults with autism.

For more information about The National Autistic Society, please visit: You can donate directly to The National Autistic Society by clicking the this link



“All of us at LAM Action are thrilled that our charity is to benefit from Aardvarker’s project and the “Walk Tall & Be Free” campaign. Thank you all SO much! We’re a very small charity, but we work hard to ensure that all money raised goes directly towards supporting LAM patients and researching possible treatments for this cruel disease.” Gill Hollis Chair, LAM Action LAM Action is the UK charity for patients with Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (also known as LAM), their families, and doctors caring for patients with LAM. LAM is a very rare disease, diagnosed primarily in women of child-bearing age. It mainly affects the lungs, where it causes excessive growth of smooth muscle cells which progressively destroy lung tissue and erode lung function. This makes breathing difficult, often leading to the need for supplemental oxygen and, in some cases, transplantation. LAM Action has two primary aims:

  • To provide support and information for LAM patients and their families
  • To educate health professionals about LAM and advance research into LAM

Fulfilling these objectives requires funding, so the charity is also involved in raising money to fund its primary objectives. For more information on LAM Action, please see the attached link to their website. You can donate directly to LAM Action by clicking the this link



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