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Keeping Syrian children free from polio at home and across the border

Archived, 7 days ago From who.int 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - The four-year-long armed conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic has disrupted health services across the country. More than 11 million Syrians have been forced from their homes, with inevitable disruptions to their children’s health care, including imm ...

Bret Michaels auctions two signed guitars at local charity auction

Archived, 8 days ago From pennlive.com 

Mechanicsburg, PENNSYLVANIA - Bret Michaels auctioned off two signed guitars for $35,000 each during the central Pennsylvania chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)'s "Rock the Cure" gala at the Hershey Lodge on April 18.

Micahels, a former Me ...

Couple's charity walk to raise funds for hospital which cared for son

Archived, 8 days ago From southwalesargus.co.uk 

Newport, U K - Fundraising walkers trekked across Gwent on Saturday and raised close to £3,000 for a charity appeal.

Parents Tom James, 24, and Rachel Murphy, 25, took part in the walk with other friends and family to raise money for Wallace and Grom ...

Mud Madness helps fund more than 6,000 hours of specialist Marie Curie care for terminally ill patients

Archived, 8 days ago From belfastlive.co.uk 

Belfast, U K - Portadown was all mud and Jaffa cakes today with competitors from across the UK, Ireland, Spain and Germany getting down and dirty together.

The mucky McVitie’s Jaffa Cakes Mud Madness even took place at Foymore Lodge with 1,000 people ...

Six men get their legs waxed for Cancer Research UK

Archived, 8 days ago From cambridge-news.co.uk 

Milton, U K - They might not be able to take part in the races, but six brave men are still doing their bit for Cancer Research UK - even if it does mean losing some leg hair.

Local volunteers from the Relay For Life committee helped paint Bar Hill ...

St. Baldrick's Foundation boosts cancer research at Golisano Children's Hospital

Archived, 8 days ago From rochesterhomepage.net 

Rochester, NEW YORK - A big boost for cancer research at Golisano Children's Hospital Sunday. The St. Baldrick's Foundation held it's ninth annual fundraiser at Mickey Finn's in Victor.

Dozens of people shaved their heads to honor loved ones.


MSF launching search-and-rescue operation for Italian migrants

Archived, 8 days ago From irishexaminer.com 

Blackpool, U K - Médecins Sans Frontières is launching a search-and-rescue operation in the Mediterranean in light of the recent deaths of more than 600 people there.

The migrants had been fleeing Libya when their boat capsized off the coast of the Ita ...

Downham Market student has headshave to support Cancer Research

Archived, 8 days ago From lynnnews.co.uk 

King's Lynn, U K - Downham Academy Sixth Form student, George Broughton, had his head shaved at school and raised over £650 for Cancer Research.

As an issue close to his heart, but without the money to donate himself, George explored an alternative way t ...

The Power of Nutrition formed to combat children’s nutrition

Archived, 10 days ago From foodbusinessnews.net 

Kansas City, MISSOURI - The World Bank Group and UNICEF are among a group of organizations that are teaming up to try to raise $1 billion to tackle problems with children’s nutrition in some of the world’s poorest countries.

The independent fund that launched ...

Annual event to benefit the St. Baldrick's foundation raises $52,627 for research

Archived, 10 days ago From valpotorch.com 

Valparaiso, INDIANA - More than 130 braved the shave on Saturday April 11 to raise $52,627 for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation.

St. Baldrick’s is dedicated to raising money for researching childhood cancer. According to their website, it “ is a volunteer-driv ...

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