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Injured war veteran tells how Scots charity has helped him achieve his dream of becoming helicopter pilot

Archived, 2 days ago From dailyrecord.co.uk 

Glasgow, U K - Injured veterans are taking to the skies as commercial helicopter pilots after training from a Scottish charity.

Pilot Mark Radcliffe, 29, started Wings for Warriors after meeting injured former Marine Billy Sewell.

Now ...

RAF Waddington Air Show 2014 raised £260k for charity

Archived, 2 days ago From thelincolnite.co.uk 

Lincoln - This year’s RAF Waddington Air Show attracted over 135,000 visitors over the two days of the event and raised £260,000 for services and local charities.

The organisers announced that 85% of the profits will be split between the Royal A ...

Tuck into treat for Sheffield homeless charity

Archived, 2 days ago From thestar.co.uk 

Sheffield, U K - Staff at the Eten Café in York Street, opposite the Star’s offices, have created a special Christmas cranberry and cinnamon scone and will be donating £1 from every sale to Roundabout.

The charity supports 150 homeless young people acr ...

North East childrens' charity helpers offer Christmas present wrapping service in Eldon Square

Archived, 2 days ago From chroniclelive.co.uk 

Newcastle upon Tyne, U K - A childrens’ charity has got Christmas wrapped up in Newcastle.

Santa’s helpers Justin Lockwood and Kelly Scott, of Heart Radio, and The Childrens Foundation fundraising manager Libby Nolan launched intu Eldon Square’s popular gift wra ...

South Derbyshire homelessness charity handed cash booster

Archived, 2 days ago From burtonmail.co.uk 

Burton upon Trent, U K - Dozens of homeless youngsters in South Derbyshire are set to be offered a helping hand thanks to a funding boost.

Ambition East Midlands revealed it had secured nearly £3 million worth of funding to help homeless youngsters aged 18 to ...

Sesame Workshop and World Vision Partner to Tackle Critical Global Health Priority

Archived, 2 days ago From broadwayworld.com 

New York, NEW YORK - More than 1,600 children die each day from diarrhea caused by unsafe water and poor sanitation and hygiene practices. Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, will partner with international humanitarian organizat ...

Climbers scale equivalent of Everest in Brighouse for Alzheimer's charity

Archived, 3 days ago From examiner.co.uk 

Newry, U K - Climbers have scaled the equivalent height of Mount Everest for a charity close to their hearts.

Jonathan Hubbard, 49, organised the epic 8,848 metre endurance climb at Rockt Climbing Gym in Brighouse to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s ...

Windsor Plywood donates to Habitat for Humanity's project

Archived, 4 days ago From nanaimodailynews.com 

Nanaimo, CANADA - For a third straight year, Windsor Plywood assisted Habitat for Humanity Mid-Vancouver Island for their 2014-15 build project.

The funds will go towards supplies and materials for the build, which needs to raise $200,000 to complete th ...

World Vision Ghana launches GH¢173,000 Ebola Preparedness Project

Archived, 4 days ago From ghanabusinessnews.com 

Legon-Accra, GHANA - World Vision Ghana (WVG), an International non-Governmental Organisation, launches Ebola Preparedness Project in Paga, a border town in the Kassena-Nankana West District of the Upper East Region.

The four months project dubbed; ‘The Ka ...

Adult children fearful for suicidal elderly parents

Archived, 4 days ago From independent.ie 

Dublin, U K - Rising numbers of adult children of people in their 70s and 80s who have attempted suicide or are feeling suicidal are contacting Console for help.

The organisation warned of an overall increase of 23pc in calls over the past year, wit ...

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