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Charities in Abingdon

Local charities or local branches of charities

Abingdon-on-Thames is a town with a wealth of volunteers and givers, people who believe in making the world a better place. There are lots of open and friendly charitable organisations who welcome anyone willing to give a little time and energy to make something good happen. Find a cause you believe in and discover how life-enriching it can be to become a member of one of these groups.

Local to the town or adjoining villages, if your charitable society or branch of an organisation is not listed below, and you think it ought to be, then please contact the Town Council at enquiries@abingdon.gov.uk to give us the details.

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Abingdon Community Hospital League of Friends

The League of Friends ACHLOF runs a popular general knowledge quiz and social events such as coffee mornings and carol singing.  To support the hospital and keep services local, it is in need of more volunteer effort this year.
 


Against Breast Cancer

01235 534211 info@againstbreastcancer.org.uk

http://www.againstbreastcancer.org.uk/

Leathem House, 13 Napier Court, Barton Lane, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 3YT


The Abingdon Bridge                                

tabcentre@yahoo.co.uk       

http://www.theabingdonbridge.org.uk/  

27 Bridge Street, Abingdon, OX14 3HN


Air and Country Show

Abingdon Air & Country Show  May each year   

Neil Porter through the website

http://www.abingdonfayre.com/ 


Alzheimers 

Abingdon Alzheimers - services available but branch not so active - a local memory club operates

http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/BranchWebsites/abingdonandthevale           

Abingdon Resource & Wellbeing Centre, Audlett Drive, OX14 3GD


Amnesty International

Abingdon Amnesty International Group   

http://www.amnesty.org.uk/abingdon     

King's Head and Bell, East St Helen Street, OX14 5EA

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Carousel

Abingdon Carousel is a charitable trust running the families' centre 
Caldecott Chase, OX14 
Monday morning drop in Citizens' Advice (web info see below)


Citizens' Advice 

Abingdon & District Citizens' Advice

08444 111 444

The New Abbey House, Abbey Close, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 3JD
Independent accessible entrance at the East side of the building (maroon doors)

http://www.caox.org.uk/


Christ's Hospital

Christ's Hospital of Abingdon clerk@ch-of-abingdon.org 

http://www.ch-of-abingdon.org

1 Old Station Yard, Abingdon, OX14 3LQ

01235 526487
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Foodbank

Abingdon Foodbank, Christ Church, Northcourt Road, Abingdon OX14 1PL
Needs support all year round. Three vans collect donations from local sources and over forty charotable organisations receive donations, at elast eight in town. Some food is available, some is given to family centres and places that cook for the homeless.


Friends of Abingdon

The Friends of Abingdon Civic Society 

Hester Hand secretary@friendsofabingdon.org.uk           

http://www.friendsofabingdon.org.uk/    

18, Thames Street, Abingdon, OX14 3HZ


Lions International

Abingdon Lions Club sec@abingdonlions.org

http://abingdonlions.org/ community events, fundraising for defibrillators in town

Conservative Club, 59 Ock Street, Abingdon, OX14 5AG


MIND

The Charter, Broad Street, Abingdon OX14 3LZ

Mental health and well being. Lots of activities in healthy, mindful living, crafts, arts, music.

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Museum Friends

Abingdon Museum Friends

Peter Hallowell peter.hallowell@btinternet.com  

http://www.abingdonmuseumfriends.org.uk/

St Helens Church Centre, West St Helen Street, OX14 5BS


National Trust

Abingdon & District National Trust  Association  

http://www.abingdonnt.org.uk/    

Trinity Church Hall during closure of Guildhall.


Rotary Club

Rotary Club of Abingdon        three branches of Rotary in town                                 

http://www.rotary-ribi.org/clubs/homepage.asp?ClubID=512

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Save the Chidren Abingdon branch
in Market Place 8th June 2019 for the centenary of this charity more local volunteers needed


St Ethelwold’s

St Ethelwold’s Fellowship                           

ethelwoldhouse@btinternet.com   

http://www.stethelwoldhouse.org.uk/     

30 East St Helen Street, Abingdon, Oxon, OX14 5EB
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Vale of White Horse Foyer for young people

8 The Square, OX14 5FT

District Council's housing team have more information
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Vesper Rotary Club

Abingdon Vesper Rotary Club        

community@abingdon-rotary.org.uk 

http://www.abingdon-rotary.org.uk/       Oxford Abingdon Hotel, Marcham Road, Abingdon, OX14 1TZ


Yellow Submarine Charity

Lots of activities to support young people, term time, in the holidays and by running youth clubs 
www.yellowsubmarine.org.uk 

 

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