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Mayor's Charities

Mayor's Charitable Fund


The Mayor's Nominated Charities for 2023-2024


Northern Ireland Children's Hospice

Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice is a local charity providing specialist respite, symptom management and end of life palliative care to more than 400 infants, children and young people living with life-limiting and life-threatening illnesses.

Their services also include supported short breaks where children and families can come and enjoy tailored activities in a safe environment with specially trained staff on hand at all times and care for the whole family.


RVH Liver Support Group

The RVH Liver Support Group is an independent Northern Ireland based registered charity with a network of volunteer liver patients and their carers providing confidential, compassionate, emotional and psychological support for all adults, teenagers and children coping with any liver condition. The Group operates throughout Northern Ireland.


Action Deaf Youth

Action Deaf Youth formerly Northern Ireland Deaf Youth Association was set up in 1988 after a reunion of young deaf people revealed shared feelings of isolation and a need for support. Action Deaf Youth offers youth support, to deaf children and young people aged 11-25 all over Northern Ireland. Their team supports young people to grow in self-confidence, develop through positive relationships and to actively participate with their peers and communities.