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Throughout 2023, the DTA will continue to support the charity Mind. Every year, one in four of us will experience a mental health problem. But hundreds of thousands of people are still struggling. Mind believe that no one should have to face a mental health problem alone they provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem and campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.  We encourage you to give through our Just Giving page .

Conor O'Callaghan, from the Community Fundraising Team said "Many thanks for wanting to raise money for Mind, especially during these strange times. We are very grateful for your offer of support at this time, especially as more people are turning to us for mental health information and support services".


If you would like to donate to Mind, please donate to our JustGiving Page . You can do more than just donate, although the current situation has led to the postponement or cancellation of a number of active fundraising events, there are numerous other ways that you could fund raise please visit the Mind  website for ideas.

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DTA's Nominated Charities Archive


Prostate cancer mainly affects men over 50 and the risk increases with age. The risk is even higher for black men and men with a family history of prostate cancer.

To find out more please visit our 2020 charity page  

2018-2019: Den-tech

Den-Tech is a charity concerned with relieving poverty by the provision of affordable dental appliances to those patients who are in need and unable to afford treatment, this applies to both in the UK and abroad.

Looking after those most vulnerable within our society, the ones that find themselves unable to access these services. Everyone regardless of stature or position is entitled to the basic human right to be able to eat properly and smile without shame.

To find out more please visit 

DTA's Gerrard Starnes presents a cheque to Den-Tech Chair, Andrea Johnson, on behalf of the membership. May 2019.

2017: Crisis

Crisis is the national charity for single homeless people and we are proud that DTA members voted to support it during 2017.

Crisis is dedicated to ending homelessness by

delivering life-changing services and campaigning for change.

The charity explains that homelessness is about more than rooflessness. A home is not just a physical space, it also has a legal and social dimension. A home provides roots, identity, a sense of belonging and a place of emotional well-being.

To find out more please visit 

2016: dentaid

In 2016 DTA supported Dentaid, a global charity that provides dental care in over 70 countries across the globe.

Its mission is to enable people of disadvantage 

d communities to achieve an optimal level of oral health by accessing appropriate, sustainable, primary oral healthcare services in their community.

To find out more please visit