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Wilshere becomes charity ambassador

36 hours ago From home.bt.com  View Original Article

London, U K - England and Arsenal footballer Jack Wilshere has called on the NHS to fund a breakthrough drug that could help boys suffering from a muscle-wasting condition.

The drug can slow down the effects of Duchenne muscular dystrophy and delay ...

Tanzania cholera outbreak suddenly slows, U.N. says

Archived, 2 days ago From humanosphere.org 

Seattle, WASHINGTON - Good news in Tanzania as efforts to halt a cholera outbreak among Burundian refugees that has killed 29 appears to be working, according to the U.N. refugee agency. The threat remains – there are roughly 100 new cases a day, down from the 915 each da ...

'Who' rocks Rosemont, raises $1.1 million for national charity

Archived, 2 days ago From journal-topics.com 

Des Plaines, ILLINOIS - The almost full Allstate Arena was on its feet for a full two-hour concert by The Who on Wednesday, May 13 for one of the band’s 50th anniversary tour stops.

A benefit concert by the band the next night at the Rosemont Theatre raised a ...

Chop! see the moment a young girl donates her beloved hair to charity

Archived, 2 days ago From 964eagle.co.uk 

Guildford, U K - Chop! A young Farnborough girl has done something very special to raise money (and hair) for cancer patients.

Four year old Evie Murray-Evans had her hair cut at 12:30 for the first time since she was a baby.

In doing so ...

Football legend joins charity beach walkers

Archived, 2 days ago From liverpoolecho.co.uk 

Liverpool, U K - Hundreds of walkers flocked to Crosby Coastal Park to support The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity at their annual Beside the Seaside Walk.

Opening the walk on Sunday, May 10 was comedienne and actress Pauline Daniels.

Since ...

Rod Stewart urges fans to buy Glasgow twin sisters mental health charity single

Archived, 2 days ago From dailyrecord.co.uk 

Glasgow, U K - Rod Stewart is urging his fans to buy a charity single recorded by Scots twins as a tribute to their tragic friend.

Brittany and Rachelle Davies, 15, wrote Shout Out after their pal Heather took her own life last year.

T ...

Bret Michaels lends his voice to diabetes fight at Indian Ranch

Archived, 2 days ago From telegram.com 

Worcester, MASSACHUSETTS - Bret Michaels is no stranger to the local area, having performed at Indian Ranch in Webster a couple of times and in Oxford in 2013 at a benefit for the Barton Center for Diabetes Education.

Although he made his name as lead vocalist f ...

Children face worsening nutrition crisis as South Sudan fighting intensifies

Archived, 2 days ago From unicef.org 

New York City, NEW YORK - The lives of nearly a quarter of a million children are at significant risk as food and nutrition security rapidly deteriorate in parts of South Sudan, UNICEF said today. The crisis comes as a result of ongoing conflict, diminished household food sto ...

Alex Ovechkin participates in Russian charity basketball game, wears fluorescent shoes

Archived, 3 days ago From russianmachineneverbreaks.com 

Frederick, MARYLAND - Earlier in the year, the NHLPA did a feature on Alex Ovechkin and asked his teammates about him.

“The one thing I would love the hockey world to know about Alex is that he has the worst style ever,” Troy Brouwer said lovingly of his ca ...

UN launches mass polio vaccination campaign set to target Iraqi children

Archived, 3 days ago From newkerala.com 

New Delhi, INDIA - Aiming to target 5.7 million children under the age of five, the United Nations on Tuesday launched a mass polio vaccination campaign in Iraq, which is set to be conducted in all governorates to maintain the country's polio-free status.


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