• Medical Students

    Medical Students

    We are delighted to be supporting six students at Bristol University and two at Newcastle University who are all studying medicine. Two more students will receive help from September 2024, bringing the total to ten.  The Trust hopes to be able to help fund two new students each academic year.  These are students who might…

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  • Bumakenya Primary School

    Bumakenya Primary School

    We’re delighted to give a grant to The Uganda School Project – TUSP to support the building of a school kitchen for Bumakenya Primary School in Uganda. Providing a free, nutritious meal for school pupils dramatically enhances their school attendance and ability to concentrate in school and therefore changes their outcomes and futures. Here is…

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  • 100 years

    100 years

    2024 is the 100th year anniversary of the birth of Sue Ryder. To remember this momentous occasion, we have various centenary plans and look forward to sharing them with you over the next couple of months so you can hear how you can join in. One of the things we are excited about for this…

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  • Sue Ryder Podcast

    Sue Ryder Podcast

    We’re so excited about this! Next year we are launching a podcast about the life and times of Sue Ryder who survived the horrors of war to dedicate her life to helping humanity. You can listen to the trailer by clicking on the link below and then you can follow us so you know when…

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  • Remembering Sue Ryder and Leonard Cheshire

    Remembering Sue Ryder and Leonard Cheshire

    A Dedication Service for Group Captain Lord Leonard Cheshire and Lady Sue Ryder followed by an Act of Remembrance took place at 12 noon on Sunday 22 October 2023 at their grave in Cavendish Cemetery.  A number of friends and supporters assembled in the cemetery at 12 Noon.  Twenty cadets from the 2470 Sudbury Air…

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  • Benenden 100

    Benenden 100

    Sue Ryder attended Benenden School for girls which she said had a “marvellous spirit about it”. Benenden is marking its 100 year centenary and have produced this wonderful book ‘Beneden 100′ featuring 100 people who ’embody the spirit of Benenden’. It’s fantastic to see Sue featured and remembered in the Global Awareness section, of people…

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  • Visit to Poland

    Visit to Poland

    At the end of June, our Chair of Trustees Robert Frith flew to Poland to visit various homes that Sue Ryder began and that the trust now supports. It is wonderful to see these photos from the Sue Ryder Home in Kalkow which was the last home built in 2000 before Sue Ryder died. It…

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  • #NeverStandingStill


    Sue Ryder was always on the move. Never standing still. Always thinking about the next thing to do for someone else. She drove herself everywhere across countries to set up homes and projects worldwide. We estimate that she drove at least 50,000 miles a year. Next year will be the centenary of Sue Ryder’s birth.…

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  • Youth Communications Grant

    Youth Communications Grant

    Founded by young people in 1996, Exposure is a multi-award-winning youth communications charity operating in north London giving young people a voice. They aim to empower 15 to 25-year-olds from diverse and often challenging backgrounds to enjoy the benefits of volunteering. They campaign for positive change on issues they are passionate about, through and…

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  • London Book Event

    London Book Event

    It was wonderful to be at the Ognisko Polskie – the Polish Hearth club, in March to celebrate together the life of Sue Ryder and our newly commissioned book, ‘A Life lived for others’ – her incredible story written by Joanna Bogle. We heard from Joanna about the book and some of the inspiring stories…

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  • Medical Scholarships

    Medical Scholarships

    It has been an enormous privilege to support Nicole and enable her to continue her medical studies. Due to family financial pressures her studies and favoured ‘career and calling’ were about to be stopped, so the grant the trust gave her enabled her to continue her studies for the final 2 years of her medical…

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  • Sue Ryder Award

    Sue Ryder Award

    ** SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS! ** Want to give your students a valid reason to go on TikTok this year?! We’re running a Sue Ryder Award to encourage young people to discover her incredible story. Students can create this is any form… even a Tiktok! For more info go to: Sue Ryder Award Sue Ryder Award

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