Inequality & poverty - Raise Your Hands | Supporting Small Charities

Fighting inequality & poverty for young people

Raise Your Hands supports 14 exceptional local charities. Specifically, small charities working with children and young people around the UK.

Of those, five are working to prevent inequality and poverty for disadvantaged young people.

Little Village

A Gift from One Family to Another

Little Village collect donations of high quality clothes, toys and kit for babies and children up to the age of 5. They gift these donations on to local families who are dealing with really challenging circumstances – homelessness, unemployment, low wages and domestic violence.

Their dream is that no child in the capital grows up without essential items of clothing, toys and equipment.

Football Beyond Borders

Using the Power of Football

Football Beyond Borders (FBB) is an education charity which uses football as a catalyst for creating change in attitude, performance and aspirations of disengaged young people in our school system.

FBB’s key objective is to re-engage disadvantaged young people with learning and instil pride, belief and hope for the future.


For Children in Care & Care Leavers

Become stand shoulder to shoulder with children in care and young care leavers, helping them to believe in themselves, to heal, grow and unleash their potential.


London-based Prison Rehabilitation Charity

Switchback supports young prison-leavers to make real, lasting change through intensive one-to-one support and real work training.

They stick by their ‘Trainees’ as they move through the prison gate, encouraging and challenging them to take control, enter work and build a more stable life for themselves.


Children’s HIV Association

Working to enhance the health and social outcomes for children, young people and families living with HIV.

CHIVA has a youth committee of young people with HIV who give a voice to children and young people.