Here are some of the causes, groups and charities that Ed supports.
Since 1985, Comic Relief has been helping vulnerable people in the UK and around the world through fundraising exercises such as Red Nose Day and Sport Relief. The money raised helps to fund projects in 70 countries around the world, and helps to support more than 15,000 projects in the UK.
In 2015 Ed visited Uganda for Comic Relief as part of the The Great Comic Relief Bake-off. He also participated in Let’s Dance for Comic Relief, and Pointless Celebrities.
This campaigning organisation works to protect the human rights of people all over the world, regardless of political or religious affiliation. It has always been popular with writers and performers because of its emphasis on freedom of speech and expression.
Based in Ireland, Console provides a number of services to those affected by suicide, including bereavement counselling and awareness raising.
Ed with Console chairman Paul Kelly at Vicar St.