Providing Help to those in Financial Distress

The National Benevolent Charity is one of the oldest charities in Great Britain. For 200 years it has helped elderly people and others with very limited means to live with dignity and in greater comfort.


Despite the welfare state, too many people still live in poverty because of age, illness, disability, or some other misfortune. With financial help and with housing accommodation, The National Benevolent Charity has helped thousands of people to live a better, happier life.

 
 

About Us

The National Benevolent Charity founded by Peter Hervé, a miniature portrait painter of French Huguenot descent, whose works were good enough to display at the Royal Academy. Hervé was deeply...

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Seeking Assistance

The National Benevolent Charity supports as many people as possible, but gives preference to those in greatest need and to those who do not have the ability to help themselves. Find out how to apply below...

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Donating

The National Benevolent Charity relies on donations and legacies, and on investment income, to continue its work helping those in desperate need. Find out how you could donate now or leave a legacy...

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Success Stories

George lives an active a life as possible, and is well known in his community. He helps out at a day centre twice a week, sits on committees and arranges holidays for other disabled people.

About Our Founder

Peter Hervé was a painter of miniature portraits and of French Huguenot descent, whose works were good enough to display at the Royal Academy.