The Edinburgh Gay Men's Chorus have supported several local, and national, groups and charities through raising money at our concerts, performing for their events and raising awareness of the life changing work they do. These are a few of the organisations we have supported, along with links to their websites if you would like further information on them. We are very proud to support charities, groups and community organisations and if you are looking for a group to perform at a charity event please go to our contact us or book us pages.
red dot radio is the broadcast name of the Edinburgh Hospital Broadcasting Service, a registered charity run entirely by volunteers. Operating from studios at the Western General Hospital, it’s funded by membership fees, fund raising activities, donations and sponsorship.
Broadcasting for over 50 years to patients and staff at the Western General Hospital and the Royal Infirmary, red dot radio provides nightly feature and requests shows directly to patients’ bedsides.
Scotland’s leading charity providing care and support to people living with, and affected by, HIV and Hepatitis C.
They work on prevention, education, testing and supporting people. They also do a lot of work to challenge stigma.
LGBT Youth Scotland is a charity organisation that works with LGBT+ young people across Scotland. They provide safe spaces for LGBT+ young people to meet, make friends and get involved in campaigns. LGBT Youth also work hard to develop skills with young people.
LGBT Youth do a lot of work with schools, colleges and the local community to increase awareness of LGBT+ issues and inclusion.
The Equality Network works for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality and human rights in Scotland. They work to ensure that these are delivered by law, services, employment and society. The Equality Network run various campaigns in Scotland and also work to encourage LGBT people and groups to engage with each other.
LGBT Health and Wellbeing (LGBT Healthy Living Centre) was set up in 2003 to promote the health, wellbeing and equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Scotland. It provides support, services and information to improve health and wellbeing, reduce social isolation and stimulate community development and volunteering.
The LGBT Centre also run the LGBT Helpline Scotland which provides information and emotional support to LGBT people living in Scotland. The LGBT Helpline is open every Tuesday and Wednesday between 12-9pm on 0300 123 2523.
The Samaritans are there 24 hours a day 365 days a year. They are able to listen and offer emotional support to people. If something is troubling you they are there to listen to you. Their number is 116 123 and it is free to call. Someone will always answer your call and will talk to you for as long as you need.
Age Scotland is the largest charity in Scotland dedicated to ensuring everyone can Love Later Life.
We do this through inspiring, engaging and supporting people in communities throughout Scotland.
One way we do this is through Silver Line Scotland, which is delivered in partnership with The Silver Line Helpline and is a free*, national helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, 24 hours a day, every day of the year on 0800 4 70 80 90
The Caffmos Community has been created as a secure and safe area for older, more mature gay men, silverdaddies and their admirers to share ideas, experiences and companionship with like minded friends.