An African father and children

The biggest ten charities we can think of who help people in poverty are listed below

What's interesting here is, numbers-wise for beneficiaries and participants in charity programmes, some lesser-known charities can have a much larger global reach and impact but be very low on brand recognition in the world of the general public.

We had a 60 second brain storm and these were the poverty charities that sprung to our minds first when we tried to list a top 10.

Most of the charities above are based overseas, but some do help poverty in the UK. Barnardo's, is a well known organisation not listed above, that has been helping children since it was founded in 1866. Isn't it amazing to think it has been going for so long?

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We've got some of these and other poverty charities listed on our site so please check them out if you would like to learn more about how you can support them.

We had another think about this in Janaury 2014 and thought it would be good to add a few more!

Tax exempt status of registered charities and online security

All of the charities listed on this website are registered with the Charity Commission in the United Kingdom. Like any business, charities have to submit Tax Returns to HM Revenue and Customs, but all donations are declared and the charities do not have to pay tax on them. This means all your donation to charity will help to further their vision and goals.

Registered charity numbers

Each charity's registered number can be seen prominently displayed on the bottom of their respective pages on this site and underneath their logos.

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