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Mobility charity helps 20,000 disabled people

Archived, 9 days ago From northsomersettimes.co.uk 

Somerset, U K - Motivation, which designs and builds low-cost wheelchairs and sends them to countries all over the world, has been making a huge difference from a small farm in Brockley Lane.

As well as giving wheelchairs to people in need, staff visi ...

MSF calls for urgent humanitarian access to remote areas in S. Sudan

Archived, 9 days ago From sudantribune.com 

Paris, FRANCE - Doctors Without Borders or MSF, has called on the warring parties in South Sudan to ease humanitarian access to the vulnerable populations trapped in rural areas, saying the organization had been facing difficulty trying to deliver aid assistance to ...

Officers shave heads for kids with cancer

Archived, 9 days ago From sandiegouniontribune.com 

San Diego, CALIFORNIA - The National City Police Department’s two most junior officers darted from the briefing room over to investigations, then down to the holding cells.

Derek Garcia, 6, and Jesus Munguia, 7, were taking a behind-the-scenes tour of headqua ...

Polio-free world forever

Archived, 9 days ago From timesofmalta.com 

Valletta, MALTA - Malta is a nation that has long stood at civilisation’s crossroads. From the times of the Phoenicians, its strategic location has placed it firmly in the paths of travel, trade, culture and conquest.

For centuries, as civilisations ros ...

Pine charity gives adaptive bikes to kids with disabilities

Archived, 10 days ago From triblive.com 

Pittsburgh, PENNSYLVANIA - Exceptional described both the cycles and riders who recently traveled from five counties for a bike giveaway in Pine.

Jacob Bartolowits, 12, of Shaler, who has cerebral palsy, instantly knew how to maneuver his new blue, $1,800 Rifton ...

Providing health care and hope in a remote community

Archived, 10 days ago From ifrc.org 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - There are 27 tiny and remote villages scattered among the mountainsides surrounding Singati, Dolakha, a once-bustling market place left devastated because of its location near the epicenter of the 12 May earthquake. Village, of course, is a relative ...

Leif Garrett plays charity concert at the Vogue this Saturday

Archived, 10 days ago From wthr.com 

Indianapolis, INDIANA - He was a teen heartthrob in the 1970s. Now Leif Garrett is lending his talents to a charity concert in Indianapolis this weekend.

Leif plays a show at the Vogue this coming Saturday, July 25th, along with Emperors and Elephants and Jef ...

New Hartford boy with Muscular Dystrophy gets wish granted

Archived, 10 days ago From foxct.com 

Hartford, CONNECTICUT - Having a debilitating illness as a kid takes away more than just health. It makes a child have to deal with very grown-up things.

Aiden Fecteau, 13, is a New Hartford boy with Muscular Dystrophy. He’s also a “foodie,” who loves to cook ...

Patient tells of cholera recovery at new MSF Cholera Treatment Centre in Juba

Archived, 10 days ago From msf.org 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - Madeleine was one of the first patients admitted to Médecins Sans Frontières’ (MSF) newly built Cholera Treatment Centre (CTC) in Munuki, Juba, the capital of South Sudan. Following her arrival by ambulance from a Ministry of Health facility on 14 Ju ...

Barrow women get muddy for cancer fundraiser

Archived, 11 days ago From nwemail.co.uk 

Cumbria, U K - They managed to raise a whopping £500 and that amount is still growing as their JustGiving page is still open for donations.

This is the second year that the team has joined in the fun - last year they completed the Race for Life at La ...

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