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Teacher cuts off 1.6m hair to raise money for charity!

4 hours ago From Reveal  View Original Article

London, U K - A Chinese nursery teacher has cut her long locks to make a hair-raising amount for charity!

Li Qing hadn't cut her hair since she was eight years old, growing it to an astounding 1.6m!

But after 17 years of wearing it in ...

Horsham youngsters sacrifice hair for cancer charity

4 hours ago From West Sussex Gazette  View Original Article

Horsham, U K - Two girls and a young woman have donated 75cm of their hair to a charity that creates wigs for children suffering from cancer.

Ella Sutton, 11, Kristie Kear, 13 and Hannah Sutton, 21, all of whom are from Horsham, sacrificed their lock ...

Batavia charity has prom dresses for girls in need

4 hours ago From Daily Herald  View Original Article

Batavia, ILLINOIS - The volunteers from CHIP IN Batavia and the Zano Salon and Spa in Batavia will be fairy godmothers to teenagers who want to attend the high school proms this year, but can't afford the fancy duds to do so.

Now all they need are the Cin ...

Charity dental care fills local need

4 hours ago From Victoria News  View Original Article

Victoria, CANADA - When Dr. Rachel Staples and her colleagues advertised a free day of dentistry last year, they thought they’d be serving Victoria’s poorest.

But after completing about $37,000 worth of fillings, tooth extractions and cleanings at their ...

Charity Organisation Earns 13 Orphans Education Sponsorships

4 hours ago From All Africa  View Original Article

Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA - Cultivate Compassion, a spiritual charity organisation concerned with orphan's welfare organised a fundraising concert over the Easter weekend which brought about education sponsorships to 13 orphans of Ndasauka Orphanage in Madisi in Dowa district.< ...

Trip to Haiti inspires 4th grader to launch successful dental care drive

4 hours ago From Woodinville Northwest News  View Original Article

Woodinville, WASHINGTON - On a mission visit to Haiti last year with his mom, Cedar Park Christian School student Ty Morris of Monroe was volunteering at one of the schools Hope for Haiti runs, helping children who are sponsored or are wanting to be sponsored.


Driver set for charity marathon

5 hours ago From Chad.co.uk  View Original Article

Chad, U K - A Sutton truck driver is to compete in three long distance events in 2014 as part of his fundraising efforts.

Martin Parkes, has just completed the first leg of his gruelling challenge after completing the 26.2 mile London Marathon in ...

Weston woman heads to Bulgaria for charity's sake

6 hours ago From The Maitland Mercury  View Original Article

Maitland, AUSTRALIA - Amanda Barrass’ urge to raise money and awareness for cancer is about to send her all the way to Bulgaria.

After taking out the Mrs Planet division of the Mrs Australia Quest, Amanda, 30, is about to take her message overseas.
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6th Annual Firefighters Charity Ball a burning success

6 hours ago From CJDC  View Original Article

Dawson Creek, CANADA - The glits and glam of the Fort St. John Fire Department was on hand this past weekend at the Pomeroy Hotel. Every year, the department teams up with the BC Firefighters Burn Fund to help raise money for provincial burn victims.

Through ...

Corps clean water project quenches thirst in Sri Lanka

8 hours ago From DVIDS  View Original Article

Atlanta, GEORGIA - Imagine walking three miles every day for potable water to complete daily chores. For many Sri Lankan residents this is their reality until the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District finishes connecting hundreds of Puttalam households to the ...

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