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Bride and groom ban wedding gifts

30 hours ago From pah.org.uk   View Original Article

Esher, U K - A bride and groom from Richmond banned gifts at their recent wedding.

Instead, generous-hearted Melissa and David Wallis asked their guests to make donations to the Hospice; so that they could share their happiness with others.

Frome volunteer’s cycle challenge for greyhounds

31 hours ago From Frome Times   View Original Article

Somerset, U K - The charity’s Land’s End to John o’ Groats challenge came to Somerset last Wednesday, and Jan joined in to pedal a section of the route; arriving in Bristol at 11.30am the following morning.

“It was enjoyably hard work for me, but for ...

'Nomads on wheels' from Mill Hill drive to India to raise money for two charities

33 hours ago From This is Local London   View Original Article

London, U K - A group of friends are feeling “dizzy with excitement” as they prepare to drive from London to India on the trip of a lifetime.

Ram Somksundaran and Owais Amin, who live in University Close, Mill Hill, and friends Kirti Puthran, Shiv M ...

Air Canada Foundation Golf Tournament raises over $1,000,000 in Support of Children's Charities Across Canada

33 hours ago From Canada NewsWire (press release)   View Original Article

Montreal, CANADA - This year's Air Canada Foundation golf tournament raised a record of over $1,000,000 in support of organizations focused on health and wellbeing of children in Canada. Now in its third year, the tournament was held Monday, August 11th, at the Saint ...

Little girls giving up their hair for cancer victims like Bethan:Think the younger generation are selfish?

33 hours ago From Daily Mail   View Original Article

London, U K - At just seven years old, little Bethan Evans has already endured more than most adults.

Diagnosed two years ago with a rare bone cancer, sweet-natured Bethan has had to deal not only with gruelling bouts of chemotherapy and radiothera ...

Cwmbran staff raise money for charity

33 hours ago From Free Press Series   View Original Article

Dufryn, U K - Cwmbran staff have raised £20,000 in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support after completing a charity cycle ride.

Zodiac Seats UK, based in Llantarnam Industrial Park reached the amount after a team of 160 riders completed a 40 mile cycle ri ...

MLA spouses help PA Habitat for Humanity

33 hours ago From Prince Albert Daily Herald   View Original Article

Prince Albert, CANADA - The group of 14 was working on putting up house wrap to help protect the basement from water and digging trenches for plumbing to go into the basement.

Tami Wall, the premier’s wife, was one of the volunteers working on the house on Tu ...

Mass polio vaccination campaign launched in Iraq

34 hours ago From Famagusta Gazette   View Original Article

Famagusta, CYPRUS - A mass polio vaccination campaign has been launched in Iraq to protect more than four million children under the age of five against the crippling disease.

The four-day campaign is being undertaken by the Ministry of Health with the su ...

Sheffield dad goes extra mile for charity

35 hours ago From thestar.co.uk  View Original Article

Sheffield, U K - A determined Sheffield dad is preparing to push himself to the limit next month when he embarks on his fifth charity running challenge.

Phil Clarke, from Walkley, is training hard for the Great Yorkshire Run on September 28, which will ...

Allen Family Foundation Awards $2.8 Million to Address Ebola Crisis

Archived, 2 days ago From Philanthropy News Digest  

New York, NEW YORK - The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation has announced a $2.8 million donation to the American Red Cross to help address what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has called the biggest and most complex Ebola outbreak in history.


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