JCI Southampton Supports

The Rainbow Project - Local Charity of the Year 2020

The Rainbow Project is a charity providing a range of services to vulnerable and disadvantaged young people in and around Southampton. The Rainbow Project employ Young People (age 16-24) seconding then to organisations  within and surrounding Southampton, giving them valuable skills which enable them to sustain future employment and change their lives.

Southampton City Mission - Local Charity of the Year 2019

Southampton City Mission is an independent Christian mission working together with churches in the city to bless and serve the city. They run the SCM Basics Bank – providing emergency food and clothes to those in need in Southampton.

Murray Parish Trust - Local Charity of the Year 2018

The Murray Parish Trust was founded to make sure that Paediatric Intensive Care Unit in Southampton hospital has the best, up-to-date lifesaving equipment it needs, and the space to use it in.

The charity is dedicated to raising funds for paediatric facilities not only in Southampton but across the South.

Wessex Heartbeat - Local Charity of the Year 2017

Established in 1992 Wessex Heartbeat is one of the region’s major charities and exists to support the work of the Wessex Cardiac Centre (WCC), one of the UK’s leading heart treatment centres which is based at Southampton General Hospital.  Their mission is simple – that everyone affected by heart conditions receives the best possible support.


No Limits - Local Charity of the year 2016

No Limits is a charity which offers free and confidential information, advice, counselling, support and advocacy for children and young people under 26 who live in Southampton and Hampshire. All our services are confidential and free to young people. We rely on the support of volunteers, local partnerships and dedicated staff who help thousands of young people a year.

Countess Mountbatten Hospice - Local Charity of the year 2015

CMHC was established to raise funds for Countess Mountbatten House, a specialist palliative care unit in Southampton that supports patients with life limiting illnesses. Excellent medical care is provided by the NHS whilst the Charity contributes approximately £1 million each year towards everyday costs, including all ‘over and above’ items to enhance the quality of life of patients.

U Support - Local Charity of the Year 2014

U Support provide opportunities and experiences for children and young people with life limiting conditions, disabilities and disadvantages. Founded in 2003 it now provides over 4,000 experiences a year.

U Support is also funded through the recently set up ChariTeas in the Marlands shopping centre, an innovative approach to charity support specialising in afternoon and high teas.

Southampton Hospital Charity - Cystic Fibrosis Ward, Southampton General - Local Charity of the Year 2013

Southampton Hospital Charity aims to create an environment which exceeds the expectations of patients & visitors in the care of Southampton General Hospital, Princess Anne Maternity Hospital & in connected outreach services.

JCI Southampton is proud to be supporting Southampton Hospital Charity & in particular the Cystic Fibrosis Unit at Southampton General Hospital – the President’s Nominated Charity for 2013.

Nothing But Nets - World Charity

Nothing But Nets is a global, grassroots campaign to raise awareness and funding to fight malaria, a leading cause of death among children in Africa.  Nothing But Nets provides everyone – students to CEOs, bishops to basketball players – the opportunity to join the fight against malaria by giving $10 towards the cost of purchasing a long-lasting, insecticide-treated bed net, distributing it, and educating communities on its use.  Nothing But Nets works with UN partners like UNICEF, the UN Refugee Agency, and the World Health Organization to purchase nets, transport them to Africa, and distribute them to families. Net distributions are typically part of a wider public health effort within a country coordinated by the Ministry of Health, the UN and other local and international organizations.

United Nations

The United Nations is an international organisation founded in 1945 after WWII by 51 countries committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights.   The work of the UN reaches every corner of the globe.  Although best known for peacekeeping, peacebuilding, conflict prevention and humanitarian assistance, there are many other ways the UN and its System (specialized agencies, funds and programmes) affect our lives and make the world a better place.  JCI has officially partnered with the UN since 1954. Through the years these relationships have expanded to include various branches in the UN system as the two organisations collaborate to magnify their collective impact.