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Vancouver man partway through charity swim from New Brunswick to P.E.I. and back

18 hours ago From Vancouver Sun   View Original Article

Vancouver, CANADA - A Vancouver man has made it halfway through his mission to swim from New Brunswick to Prince Edward Island and back for charity.

Jeremy Davidson, 32, arrived on shore in Borden-Carleton, P.E.I., after crossing the Northumberland Strait ...

Cyclist from Twickenham heading across Uganda for African Revival charity

19 hours ago From Your Local Guardian   View Original Article

London, U K - A cyclist who will ride more than 460km in Africa over 10 days is encouraging others to get on their bikes.

Sam Newman, 26, from Twickenham, is busy training for the Uganda cycle challenge 2015 in aid of African Revival.


Duo to travel along the River Trent for charity

19 hours ago From Stoke Sentinel   View Original Article

Hanley, U K - Philanthropist Andrew Wilson is hoping to put the River Trent back on the map – and raise funds for a children's hospice.

Andrew, pictured right, aged 36, of Longton, says his inspiration comes from the disappointment he felt when he r ...

Emma’s fund to give children clean water

19 hours ago From Banbury Guardian   View Original Article

Banbury, U K - A former Shutford woman is launching an ambitious fund to help prevent serious illness, pain and death for African children without access to clean water.

Emma Hodgkins, 34, hairdresser and salon director, lives in Bath but is holding ...

Teens brave the rain in 52-mile trek for charity

20 hours ago From The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald   View Original Article

Trowbridge, U K - Four friends from Devizes cycled for more than 50 miles along the Kennet and Avon Canal towpath in torrential rain to raise charity funds.

Jack Colyer, 15, Liam O’Donnell, 15, Conor Dunne, 14, and Kofi Pegden, 15, decided to do a cycle ...

Year of fundraising begins with Ghostbusters tattoo

Archived, 2 days ago From Hemel Gazette  

Gatehouse Way, U K - Melissa Grantham, 27, invited people to donate £5 and she would have a design tattooed onto her body decided by the winning donor in a draw.

Melissa, who grew up in Hemel Hempstead, picked the deciding name out of a pink bobble hat lat ...

Charity shop marks year of success

Archived, 2 days ago From Littlehampton Gazette  

Worthing, U K - The Chestnut Tree House store, on London Road, opened in August 2013. Profits raised in its first year have covered the costs of 10 days of care services at Chestnut Tree House children's hospice.

The hospice provides care to children ...

Join hardy athletes for leg of challenge in aid of Epilepsy Research UK

Archived, 2 days ago From The Press, York  

York, U K - An epic athletic effort which will seen two men run more than 700 kilometres in about a week more than seven days for charity is due to come to York.

Joe Williams and Jeff Weigh will be running seven “ultra marathons” in seven days, in ...

SMP Partners presents £2,000 to their charity of the year

Archived, 2 days ago From isleofman.com  

Braddan, U K - SMP Partners has presented £2,000 raised thanks to the efforts of staff during the Parish Walk and Citywing Plane Pull to Manx Cancer Help, the firm’s Charity of the Year for 2014.

SMP Partners employees competed against 10 rival teams ...

Character World raises over £1,400 for When You Wish Upon a Star

Archived, 2 days ago From Licensing.biz  

Hertfordshire, U K - A 17-strong team from licensed textiles specialist Character World took part in the annual When You Wish Upon a Star Dragon Boat Race last weekend, raising £1,415 for the children's charity.

The event saw 25 teams from the North West o ...

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