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4-year-old artist raises thousands for charity

44 hours ago From komonews.com  View Original Article

Seattle, WASHINGTON - She may be a mere four years old but little Cosette Swart is already making a big splash in the world of art, having sold a staggering sixty paintings to date.

Cosette, from Calgary, Canada, has already raised $4,000 through her painti ...

Hundreds turn out to boost cerebral palsy charity at Rushcliffe 10k run

Archived, 2 days ago From nottinghampost.com 

Nottingham, U K - John Wadelin was first across the finish line at this year’s Rushcliffe 10k as participants faced biting winds.

The 38-year-old member of Erewash Valley Running Club said he took part in fun runs “for my own personal masochistic fun”.< ...

WFP to resume food distribution to refugees in Ugandan

Archived, 3 days ago From en.starafrica.com 

Paris, FRANCE - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Friday announced that new contributions from the United States and Australia will enable the agency to resume distribution of full-size food rations to all refugees in Uganda.

WFP welcomed ...

Diabetes UK raises £18.6m through Tesco partnership

Archived, 3 days ago From civilsociety.co.uk 

London, U K - Tesco employees, suppliers and customers raised over £18m for Diabetes UK between March 2013 and December 2014, it has been announced today.

The £18.6m figure is the largest amount ever raised through a Tesco charity partnership in the ...

Charity distributes heating fuel in Syrian camps

Archived, 3 days ago From gulf-times.com 

Doha, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Qatar Charity (QC) has distributed heating fuel for displaced people at camps in the north of Aleppo.

The distribution was made within the framework of QC’s Before They Freeze campaign and benefited around 25,000 people.


UN agencies urged donors to step up aid for Sahrawi refugees

Archived, 3 days ago From allafrica.com 

Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA - The World Food Programme (WFP) and other United Nations agencies have urged on donors to continue their food aid for the Sahrawis living in refugee camps Tindouf (Algeria), warning of the insufficient funding to meet their needs in the second half of ...

Knitters raise cash for British Heart Foundation at Shepton Mallet Tesco

Archived, 3 days ago From sheptonmalletjournal.co.uk 

Wells, U K - We regularly hear complaints about the large supermarkets and their treatment of their suppliers, also how they are responsible for the decline of town centres.

But there is another side that not many people are aware of.


Supporting displaced families in central Mindanao

Archived, 4 days ago From icrc.org 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - Around 4,000 families displaced by the recent fighting between armed groups in central Mindanao are being assisted by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Philippine Red Cross (PRC).

It is almost a month since pe ...

British Heart Foundation urges smokers to consider giving up for this year's No Smoking Day

Archived, 4 days ago From brentwoodweeklynews.co.uk 

Essex, U K - The British Heart Foundation is encouraging smokers in Brentwood to visit their local stop smoking services ahead of this year’s No Smoking Day on March 11.

The charity’s latest figures show that around 15 per cent of adults in Brentwo ...

Consortium aims to eliminate malaria on Hispaniola by 2020 starting with $29.9 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Archived, 4 days ago From presszoom.com 

Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is leading a consortium of malaria partners, including the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, aiming to eliminate indigenous cases of malaria on the island of Hispaniola by 2020. Ac ...

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