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President hopes for a polio-free Pakistan in two years

Archived, 3 days ago From nation.com.pk 

Lahore, PAKISTAN - President Mamnoon Hussain today expressed hope that polio virus would be eradicated from the country, in the coming two years.

He was talking to Chairman International Polio Plus Committee and Vice Chairman Rotary Foundation Michael K ...

Students donate 326kg of food to Exeter Foodbank

Archived, 4 days ago From exeterexpressandecho.co.uk 

Exeter, U K - Students have donated a car load of food to Exeter Foodbank following the end of the academic year.

Some 326.4kg of non-perishable food items were given by the University Exeter Students’ Guild on June 30 on behalf of the student body. ...

UN scales up food assistance in country's crisis torn eastern region

Archived, 4 days ago From un.org 

New York City, NEW YORK - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said today it will scale up its emergency operation in eastern Ukraine to provide 500,000 conflict-affected people in the region with food assistance until the end of the year.

Saying that ...

Cranswick employees get on their bikes for charity

Archived, 4 days ago From meatinfo.co.uk 

London, U K - The second annual Flying Pigs Charity Bike Ride saw the 25 cyclists set off from the Lazenby’s site in Hull at 6.45am, travelling to the Gourmet Bacon site in Sherburn, then on to the Gourmet Pastry site in Malton and finally back to the Lazenby’s si ...

Schoolgirl with super-long locks gets hair chopped for charity

Archived, 4 days ago From sunderlandecho.com 

Houghton le Spring, U K - Chloe Stubbs’ hair is so lengthy that it reaches her thighs.

Despite having only ever had her hair trimmed in the past, she wants to have it cut off to help other children.

The Redby Primary School pupil, from Southwick, ...

MSF resumes activities in Melut amid challenges to access the population in parts of Upper Nile state

Archived, 4 days ago From msf.org 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has resumed activities in Melut, Upper Nile state, 16 days after renewed fighting in mid-May forced the organisation to suspend medical activities and evacuate staff. The ongoing conflict and recurrent periods of shelli ...

UNICEF, Netherlands support sanitation project in Ghana

Archived, 4 days ago From citifmonline.com 

Accra, GHANA - The Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands through UNICEF on Tuesday launched a 5.9 million Euro project aimed at improving access to sanitation with a focus on urban areas. This project is a component of the Ghana Netherlands WASH Programme.< ...

Charity workers feed the hungry in Nepal

Archived, 4 days ago From hinckleytimes.net 

Hinckley, U K - A Hinckley charity sent out a team to earthquake-hit Nepal to see how the £100,000 it raised during its emergency appeal was benefiting those in need.

Members of Christian relief agency Feed the Hungry spent five days in the hills help ...

Shrewsbury Half Marathon raises more than £40,000 for charity

Archived, 4 days ago From shropshirestar.com 

Telford, U K - Runners were left short-changed by a route which saw them running half a mile less than a full half-marathon, although their efforts appear to have paid off for the charities being supported.

Dave Jones, organiser, said: “We have seen ...

Kings school pair get their locks chopped off for charity

Archived, 4 days ago From macclesfield-express.co.uk 

Macclesfield, U K - It was a case of hair today gone tomorrow for best buddies Esther Wain and Emily Naismith who have had their luscious locks lopped off to raise over £1,000 for charity.

The two King’s Girls’ Division pupils went to Toni and Guy’s on Mi ...

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