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UN humanitarian agencies reach thousands of South Sudanese cut off for months

42 hours ago From un.org  View Original Article

New York City, NEW YORK - Emergency relief teams from the United Nations have managed to reach more than 27,000 people in a town in South Sudan cut off by insecurity since March where “there were only some fish and a few tomatoes for sale in the market, and almost nobody had ...

ICRC delivers medical supplies to Syria’s Qamishli, Hasakah amid escalating conflict

42 hours ago From aranews.net  View Original Article

Urfa, TURKEY - Amid growing health-care needs in northeastern Syria as a result of the raging conflict, the ICRC delivered medical supplies to the cities of Qamishli, Hasakah and Ras al-Ain.

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), in coo ...

Chelmsford's Camille to meet, hang out with Elsa

42 hours ago From thesudburystar.com  View Original Article

Sudbury, CANADA - A Sudbury girl who has been battling illness for her entire life will have her wishes come true next week.

Camille Gaudette, 10, was born prematurely at 3 pounds, 4 ounces. She has since had issues with her thyroid and growth hormone d ...

Helping children to reach their full potential

44 hours ago From blogs.unicef.org.uk  View Original Article

London, U K - This week we have launched an exciting new partnership with Persil, which will help 10 million children around the world to reach their full potential through better access to a quality education.

Around the world there are 58 million ...

UNICEF announces release of 163 more children by armed group in Central African Republic

45 hours ago From un.org  View Original Article

New York, NEW YORK - The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) announced today that 163 children have been released by an armed group in the Central African Republic, where thousands of other boys and girls are still serving as combatants, cooks and messengers for the ...

Boat ambulance reaches patients in remote communities into northern Jonglei State

Archived, 2 days ago From msf.org 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - It’s a late on a clear Wednesday morning and a boat coasts across the water toward the small village of Kuemdoc, on the shore of the Phom El Zaraf river. A Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) flag flutters to the side.

A crowd of people are ...

Austin Fraser’s charity bike ride raises thousands for Berkshire Community Foundation

Archived, 2 days ago From getreading.co.uk 

Theale, U K - A local specialist IT, engineering and life sciences recruitment consultancy has completed its annual charity bike ride in aid of Berkshire Community Foundation.

Nine members of staff from Austin Fraser completed a gruelling 240 mile r ...

A total of 81 people get inked to raise £1,620 for mental health charity Mind

Archived, 2 days ago From wisbechstandard.co.uk 

March, U K - Three tattoo artists worked for nine hours at Grey Area in March to give 81 customers a semi colon tattoo, the symbol of support for mental health,

The semi colon tattoo is a growing trend and used when a sentence could come to an end, ...

Charity's 'isolation box' in city shopping centre gives taste of loneliness felt by cancer patients

Archived, 2 days ago From walesonline.co.uk 

Cardiff, U K - Shoppers in the Welsh capital have been shut inside a glass chamber to highlight the loneliness felt by people diagnosed with cancer.

Charity Macmillan Cancer Support installed an “isolation box” in St David’s Shopping Centre today and ...

Clowning around in McDonald’s helps charities

Archived, 2 days ago From hartlepoolmail.co.uk 

Hartlepool, U K - Ronald McDonald entertained youngsters at the fast food chain branches on Hartlepool marina and Burn Road.

It was all in a good cause as the restaurants laid on family-friendly activities which raised over £200 for two charities.

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