General

  • Charity number:

    1159682
  • Registered charity name:

    ovacome
  • Last updated:

    20 May 2020
  • Registration location:

    EC1Y8RT Map
  • Size (annual income):

    £821.17k
  • Category:

    • education/training
    • the advancement of health or saving of lives
    • other charitable purposes
  • Causes:

    • Cancer
    • Long term illnesses
    • Ill-health
  • Volunteers:

    48
  • Employees:

    6
  • Membership ‚Ä®organisation:

    Yes
  • Charity shops:

    0
  • Trustees:

    7
  • Umbrella organisation:

    No
  • Offers group volunteering:

    Yes
  • Registered as charity:

    2014
  • Mission

    We provide a wide range of expert support services free to all those affected by ovarian cancer since 1996. We promote a supportive ovarian cancer community, raising awareness of ovarian cancer, raising awareness of the experience of people affected by ovarian cancer, providing evidenced information
  • Brief history

    Ovacome was founded by Sarah Dickinson in 1996. Sarah had been diagnosed with ovarian cancer and found that there were no resources and little to no support or information for women with the disease. She sat down with a group of likeminded people and Ovacome was born.

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