The Radio & TV Charity.
We give comfort, contact and companionship to people who are vulnerable, isolated and in need of practical support.
For over 70 years, WaveLength has helped those who need the comfort, contact and companionship that technology can bring into the home.
We challenge the root causes of loneliness and isolation, and represent our beneficiaries�?? needs at a national level. Our expertise means we're invited to sit on advisory groups that influence government policy. But we're best known for providing televisions and radios for the people who rely on the contact they provide.
We work with communities in active conflict zones (as in Burma and Sudan); post-conflict areas still devastated by war (such as Nagorno-Karabakh, South Sudan, northern Uganda and Timor Leste); or areas where people are marginalised, oppressed and exploited for cultural, political and economic reasons (such as the Dalits and Temple Prostitutes in India).
CSLI is a voluntary service organisation. It provides its members with a structure and a vehicle through which to undertake the humanitarian and charitable work it delivers. An independent sister organisation to the Hospitaller Order of St Lazarus, it might loosely be described as part of the wider St Lazarus movement. The headquarters of CSLI are in Vienna, Austria.
The Order of St David and St Non is an Order dedicated to supporting Christian charities and the Friend of Friendless Churches Charity in particular, along with humanitarian projects in Wales and beyond. It is non political and aims to uphold Welsh Christian Heritage, to remember St Non and her son St David, the Patron Saint of Wales. To support St David's Cathedral and sites associated with both St Non and St David. Its aim is to preserve and defend the Christian faith, to promote and maintain the principles of Christian chivalry and to follow the teachings of Christ and His Holy Church in all its works.
The Order is an amalgam of two traditions:
1. The ritual of Knight of the Celtic Cross was conferred on the Grand Master by Desmond Bourke in the late 1960�??s. The Fellowship of the Celtic Cross ritual was, adapted from one used by Marian Green in the West Country and is therefore part of the Celtic tradition.
2. The Order of Spiritual Knights of the Celtic Cross authority is an Instrument of Appointment as Grand Master dated 25/3/2007 from Bishop Norman Dutton the Metropolitan Archbishop of the Anglican Independent Communion Worldwide who was also Lord Abbot of the Order.
The purpose of the Order is to keep alive the ancient Celtic traditions of mystery, imagination and independence and to encourage the study of these traditions so the values of these are kept alive in the modern world. These include Druidry, the so-called Mystery of Britain [the Arthurian legends], the ancient tree language of Ogham and divination, e.g. by runes or geomancy. The Celtic traditions of course cover not only Wales and the West but also France, particularly Brittany, where there used to be a Druidic College at Avallon.
The Knights of the Golden Horn started life as an additional or higher Order available to members of the Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes. The Order was founded in 1872 and for many years operated through Minor Lodges setting up their own Encampments, working unchallenged within the R.A.O.B, with its headquarters or head office in Hull. In 1880 a charter was applied for to form the Erimus Encampment No.1 in Middlesbrough and from then on new Encampments were formed in Stockton �?? on �?? Tees, Darlington, West Hartlepool, Leeds, Etc. with membership restricted to those initiated into the R.A.O.B. By 1888 it was the wish of the membership to admit and initiate gentlemen independently into the Order, that is without the R.A.O.B. membership qualification, this, of course, was refused by Hull. It was therefore decided at a general meeting of the Northern Encampments to sever links with Hull and the Grand United Order of Knights of the Golden Horn was born. The Order continued to grow and soon covered all parts of England and even though it had severed its links with Hull, it still remained as part of R.A.O.B. system until 1926 when it broke away completely. It was thought by many that the Order then just drifted off into obscurity, but this, however, was not the case and it has now been extant for 116 years, celebrating its Centenary in 1988.