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We publish our latest news and updates in one place to make staying in the know simple. Follow our latest event announcements, project updates, open recruitment calls and features in the media here.

 

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Please note: We were previously known as Findacure before rebranding as Beacon in 2022.

 

New ONLINE workshop with Genetic Alliance UK and Rareminds!

New ONLINE workshop with Genetic Alliance UK and Rareminds!

We have joined forces with Genetic Alliance UK and Rareminds to bring you a 4-part online workshop that’s focused on building rare resilience. Register now to gain the tools and strategies needed to look after their own wellbeing, manage expectations, avoid burnout and deal with the distress of others.

We took over the UK airwaves!

We took over the UK airwaves!

We took over the UK airwaves! Beacon was featured on London Live TV, Modern Mindset and more. Our campaign reached 2.1 million! Watch two of our interviews now.

We’re hiring for four new positions!

We’re hiring for four new positions!

Join our team as either our new Executive Assistant, Fundraising Officer, Scientific Officer or Senior Scientific Officer! View each job description now and check out our benefits. Apply today!

Meet The Willow Foundation

Meet The Willow Foundation

The Willow Foundation prioritises young adults who are living with a rare condition by providing special day experiences free of charge to young people aged 16 to 40 and their families. Learn more about this unique charity from the Willow team and apply for your own special day out or treat box today!

Don’t miss our webinar series!

Don’t miss our webinar series!

Our new webinar series has been announced! ‘Developing your rare disease patient group team from the bottom up’ will consist of three webinars over the next three months looking at recruiting volunteers, finding members of staff and succession planning. Sign up for webinar 1!

May’s RareChat is here!

May’s RareChat is here!

Join our next RareChat – Succession planning: how to know when it’s your time to go. If you’re in the process of stepping down from your group, have recently stepped down or are planning to do so in the future, come share your thoughts!