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Colgate menís swim team to raise money for Operation Smile

Archived, 12 days ago From swimswam.com 

Austin, TEXAS - Colgate Menís Swimming & Diving has announced that it will host a Swim-A-Thon this week in Lineberry Natatorium.

Members of the program will swim non-stop for a period of 48 hours, starting Thursday at 3 p.m. The group is planning to h ...

Global charity's fresh water mission starts in Hong Kong

Archived, 12 days ago From scmp.com 

Causeway Bay, Hong Kong - An abundance of clean fresh water is critical for people and nature to thrive. Yet more people have cell phones than have access to safe drinking water, and the plants and animals in freshwater ecosystems are the most threatened on the planet.

Luton schools donate books

Archived, 12 days ago From lutontoday.co.uk 

Luton, U K - Members of a Luton charity have returned from Africa with a message of thanks after spending their Easter distributing books donated by Luton schools.

The books were collected by Unleashing Potential, a charity set up to empower commun ...

Aveda cuts hair for clean water

Archived, 12 days ago From winnipegsun.com 

Winnipeg, CANADA - A Winnipeg hair salon is using Earth Month to focus on raising funds for safe water around the world.

The Aveda Institute of Winnipeg, an Exchange District salon and school, is devoting the month of April to raise funds for WaterAid, a ...

UN delivers much needed humanitarian supplies to vulnerable groups Syria

Archived, 12 days ago From bignewsnetwork.com 

Sydney, AUSTRALIA - UNICEF has managed to deliver 43 trucks containing humanitarian provisions to the town, spokesperson Christophe Boulierac told reporters in Geneva, noting that the trucks had passed through the Nusyabin crossing point in Turkey over the past few days ...

Sierra Leone schools reopen after nine-month Ebola shutdown

Archived, 12 days ago From america.aljazeera.com 

New York City, NEW YORK - Children in Sierra Leone were cleared to return to school on Tuesday after a nine-month long absence due to the Ebola outbreak that killed more than 10,000 people mostly in West Africa. Teachers and aid workers, however, said student attendance was l ...

Gambian mum walks Paris Marathon With 20kg Of Water On Head

Archived, 12 days ago From voice-online.co.uk 

London, U K - A woman from Gambia, who had never left her village before, took part in the Paris Marathon over the weekend to raise awareness and help African women get clean water.

In the middle of 54,000 runners at Sunday's (Apr 12) Paris Marathon ...

New UNICEF consignment of essential supplies arrives in war-torn Yemen

Archived, 12 days ago From unicef.org 

New York City, NEW YORK - A second aircraft loaded with UNICEF lifesaving supplies has arrived at Sanaía International Airport, bringing nearly 76 metric tonnes of antibiotics, bandages, syringes, IV sets and other materials.

A first consignment of medical su ...

Caring Blackburn schoolgirl cuts off blonde locks for charity

Archived, 12 days ago From thisislancashire.co.uk 

Manchester, U K - During adolescence teenagers take great pride in their appearance.

But one plucky schoolgirl has had her luscious locks of long blonde hair chopped off entirely - and itís all for a good cause.

Katie Evans, 15, let staff ...

Yoga marathon raises £5,000 for charity

Archived, 12 days ago From malverngazette.co.uk 

Worcester, U K - An epic yoga marathon has raised £5,000 for a Pershore-based international charity.

Thirty-five people took part in the eight-hour challenge in support of Action on Poverty, which works to transform the lives of the poorest and most vu ...

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