Tribe For Good Charity Vote

**Cancer Research UK**

Chosen by TRIBE Runner Cassandra: “Because we need to beat cancer soon!”


Chosen by TRIBE Runner Andy Pusey: "Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) was first described in 1956 by Swiss doctors, Prof. A Prader, Dr A Labhart and Dr H Willi. Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) is a genetic disorder that occurs in approximately one out of every 15,000 births. PWS affects males and females with equal frequency and affects all races and ethnicities. PWS is recognized as a common genetic cause of childhood obesity.”


Chosen by TRIBE Runners Kelly, Giles, Lauren and Sophie: "Trekstock do amazing work helping support young adults in their 20 & 30s living with cancer across the uk. They focus on helping the to thrive through and beyond cancer with relevant engaging and age appropriate information and services.“

Heads Together

Chosen by TRIBE Runner Ciara Minahan: "These are the charity I support with CALM and I want to run for the heads together in 2017! Mind health is important as our running health.”

War Child

Chosen by TRIBE Runners Jessica Kilduff and Jason Stevens: "The world is witnessing the largest refugee crisis since the horrors of World War II. Today there are close to 60 million people who have been forced to leave their homes, and children account for half of these. This is the highest figure for displaced children in more than a decade. Most of these children have witnessed and been subjected to the horrors of war which they may never recover from.”

Nightingales Romania

Chosen by TRIBE Runner Gunilla Treen: "This is a charity whereby children are taken in to both the orphanage and a house for when they are older. They are at risk from trafficking and prostitution. They are given care and education, sports education and many other things to help them to live a more fulfilled life. It is run by a very good friend of many years, Ben wells.”

Breathing Matters

Chosen by TRIBE Runner Vicky Reynolds: "Dad was diagnosed with IPF in 2012. There was no awareness and no treatment; Breathing Matters were the only charity offering support. We had direct contact and I don’t know what we would have done without them. The story behind it is here: Dad died 14 September, 2015.”

Medicins Sans Frontier

Chosen by TRIBE Runner Kirsty Rice: "Whilst whole parts of the UK become more inward looking and closed off, I think its important the Tribe community chose a charity that helps the wider global community. MSF do fantastic work, often in places no one else goes helping those who desperately need it.”

The Simon Trust

Chosen by TRIBE Runner Sally Lawrence: "Disabled people should be allowed to live near their families and not sent to the other end of the country for support.  The Simon Trust is raising £500,000 to make that happen in Surrey, providing on-site facilities and homes for severely autistic young adults with complex needs in Surrey. “

Cystic Fibrosis

Chosen by TRIBE Runner Heidi Quine: "My 13year old niece suffers from CF. I have ran the London marathon this year to raise money for the trust and my niece Millie. I am very passionate about raising awareness for those who suffer with the condition.”