Charity Partners

At Helpful Hounds, we believe in the power of collaboration to create meaningful change. Our charity partners play a crucial role in helping us achieve our mission of enhancing the lives of individuals with disabilities through the companionship and assistance of dogs. Together, we form a network of support and advocacy dedicated to making a positive impact in our communities.

Each of our charity partners shares our commitment to promoting independence, inclusion, and empowerment for people with disabilities. Through strategic alliances and shared resources, we amplify our collective efforts, reaching more individuals in need and maximizing our impact.

One of the cornerstones of our partnership approach is transparency and mutual respect. We collaborate closely with our charity partners to ensure that our programs and services are aligned with their goals and priorities. By fostering open communication and collaboration, we can leverage our strengths and expertise to address the diverse needs of the individuals and communities we serve.

But our partnership goes beyond just shared goals; it’s about building meaningful relationships based on trust, integrity, and shared values. We value the unique perspectives and contributions of each of our charity partners, recognizing that diversity strengthens our collective impact.

Together, we are more than the sum of our parts. Through our collaborative efforts, we are able to expand our reach, innovate our services, and advocate for positive change on behalf of individuals with disabilities and their families.

Join us in celebrating the power of partnership and the transformative impact it has on the lives of those we serve. Together, we can build a more inclusive and compassionate society where everyone has the opportunity to thrive.


Tree of Hope is the crowdfunding charity that helps children and young people with a disability or illness by supporting their families to raise the money they need to pay for specialist care that is not freely available through the UK healthcare system.


To date, Hope has helped over 1800 vulnerable adults into safe, supported accommodation.

With our A OK Rucksack appeal we delivered over 600 packs of essential items to those affected by homelessness.


Fly2help is an aviation charity dedicated to raising the spirits of people, young and old, living in difficult personal situations and inspiring young people as they consider their future lives.  Founded by pilots, our Air Smiles Days and Aim High education programme take everything that is exhilarating about flying and uses it to do something extraordinary.

AFC Bournemouth
Helpful Hounds, official charity partner of AFC Bournemouth logo

Helpful Hounds Assistance Dogs have been chosen as Charity Partners by AFC Bournemouth for both the 2023/24 and 2024/25 seasons. We are one of four Charity Partners that will receive support from the Cherries over the coming two seasons through player appearances, signed merchandise and club media support. Helpful Hounds were appointed as a result of a vote by Junior Cherries, for which we are very grateful.

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