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Agents Do Charity – spreading the light

Healthier heroes: Lancashire’s Home Truths agency generously offered its branches as drop-off points for donations destined for Ukraine – and those donations came in droves and fast, filling two containers that left for the war-torn country. Home Truths director John Ascoft says: “We have been moved and overwhelmed by the support from our […]

Tebow at Barber, Johnson Charity, CheckI...

Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow will be the grand marshal for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by AmFirst on Sunday, May 1 at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama. Tebow played quarterback for the University of Florida from 2006 to 2009, winning the Heisman as the nation’s best player in 2007. He […]

Sunshine Ride March 18-19 Helps Albury W...

community, Sunshine Ride, Albury Wodonga Regional Cancer Center, fundraising, 24-hour stationary bike ride, Albury Police, Wodonga Police, boxing and adrenaline conditioning Albury Police will remember a colleague with ‘a tough exterior but a heart of gold’ while tackling a 24-hour cancer charity pedal this weekend. The Murray River Police District team will join their Wodonga […]

BB hoops supports Camp Good Days | Feat...

BB hoops supports Camp Good Days TEAM EFFORT: Event raises money for long-time cancer charity BERGEN — In their first fundraiser for St. John Fisher College’s (SJF) annual Teddi Dance for Love, the Byron-Bergen men’s and women’s varsity basketball teams raised $681. “Over the past few years, they have also raised funds for Ronald McDonald […]

Paramedics make a big leap forward for c...

Bold NHS staff are ready to ‘jump for joy’ to raise money to support Croydon Health Charity’s £150,000 Power of Play appeal. Jump for a cause: NHS staff hope to raise thousands of pounds with their company The appeal will support the development of fun playgrounds, interactive play areas, toys and relaxation rooms within the […]

Johnsons of Whixley team to talk about 2...

STAFF at a North Yorkshire nursery have pledged to walk more than 10,000 steps each in March as they take part in a charity challenge. Throughout March, 28 Johnsons of Whixley staff will walk a combined total of 280,000 steps, which equates to approximately 140 miles per day, 980 miles per week and an overall […]

Wrexham gymnasium prepare to train non-b...

An eight-week training course for a charity boxing fight night, which has raised more than £73,000 so far, is due to start next week. Russ Williams gyms in Wrexham and Caerwys are in partnership with Ultra White Collar Boxing (UWCB), a national organization which organizes events across the UK to raise money for charity through […]

Actress Helen McCrory’s family and nephe

The family of actor Helen McCrory and her young nephew have raised almost £100,000 for charity in their memory after the couple died within months of each other. Loved ones of the beloved Peaky Blinders star were devastated in November 2020 when 20-year-old former private schoolboy Hugo Yaxley lost his life in a car crash. […]

Traveller’s Songbook: live charity conce

Follow us on Telegram for the latest updates: https://t.me/mothershipsg Raise money for charity while treating yourself to an evening of music by attending Traveller’s Songbook. The VIVA Foundation for children with cancer is behind the benefit concert presented by soprano Tanya Sen. Image via VIVA. The vocal and jazz ensemble features whimsical French songs, soulful […]

How Derby’s tragic Maisie wife inspired

Friends and family of a Derby woman who died suddenly found success in fundraising efforts in her memory. Dr Maisie Ryan, 27, was killed after her car was hit by a lorry, carrying cattle, traveling in the opposite direction on the A65 near Ilkley. Originally from Mickleover, Dr Ryan studied medicine at Newcastle University, before […]

Marathon shear effort raises $130,000 fo...

The organizers are delighted with the support they received during a shearathon which raised funds for the Southland Charity Hospital. David Gower completed 24 hours of shearing with a count of 1607 lambs. Photo: Find Later Photography The hospital is the brainchild of the late cancer care advocate, Blair Vining, and his wife, Melissa, who […]

Chemo comfort bags delivered to QA after...

Jenna Murray, 41, from Port Solent, hand-delivered 125 chemo comfort bags on Monday, with her husband Alyn Murray and neighbor Richard Simmons, at the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham. The donation comes after Jenna’s friends and family, including Alyn and their 13-year-old son Connor, took part in a 75-mile ‘Tower to Tower’ walk from Tower […]

Dublin swimmers raise €40,000 for cancer

Fundraising is a laborious task. There are only so many tabletop quizzes your friends can get excited to take part in, and door-to-door collecting can be a soul-destroying endeavor. A group of swimmers from Dublin recently went above and beyond to raise money for a cancer charity, daring to attempt a physical feat that had […]

Chorley’s charity fundraiser urges peopl

Liz Long (left) with mom Cath Singleton Submitted by Macmillan Cancer Support A dedicated charity fundraiser, whose daughter was diagnosed with cancer and whose father died from it, encouraged people to be aware of any signs and symptoms and get screened for cancer. Cath Singleton, mum-of-three, from Brindle in Chorley, Lancashire, speaks out to raise […]

Trisha Yearwood takes the Betty White Ch...

Beloved actor and Daddy’s Girls Star Betty White died on New Year’s Eve (December 31), days before her 100th birthday. But fans are pushing ahead with the big mile birthday celebrations, and among them is country superstar Trisha Yearwood. Yearwood jumps on board the Betty White Challenge, which calls on fans to donate to animal […]

Hyde Park Refugee Project hires UCicago ...

The Hyde Park Refugee Project, the first of its kind in Hyde Park, has been helping refugee and immigrant families settle on the South Side since 2015. The project also helps refugee families find affordable housing, get in touch with employers and develop their English. Language skills. In an interview with * The Maroon *, […]

Lancaster Friends Have The Chop To Help ...

Lancaster Friends Have The Chop To Help Cancer Charity After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Sammy Smith and Katy Davies. In November, Katy Davies of Lancaster saw her world turned upside down when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Before starting chemotherapy treatment, Katy decided to do something positive and shave her head to raise money for CancerCare, as she is currently undergoing therapy at the charity’s Slynedales Center. Katy, […]

Former policewoman urges pals to join ma...

A former policewoman holds a mass training session in an attempt to raise as much money as possible to fight cancer. And in super shape, Alanna Perratt wants as many people as possible to gather in a Paisley Park later this month. The 34-year-old is encouraging Buddies to be more positive with an energetic start […]

Local charity Duck Duck Jeep helps raise...

FUQUAY-VARINA, NC (WTVD) – A caravan of jeeps crosses North Carolina this weekend, along with a yellow stuffed duck and many rubber ducks. Organizers say it started as a nationwide wellness moment called Duck Duck Jeep. “Someone was going back and forth and just started handing out ducks to people as a way to be […]

Mom’s anguish after daughter’s ‘pulled m

A mother has revealed her grief after her daughter’s back pain turned out to be a rare form of cancer. Hannah Potter says at first she thought six-year-old Flo had just pulled a muscle. But within weeks, in the summer of this year, she could barely get up from the couch on her own. Mom […]

Fermanagh hiking group to tackle seven L...

Members of a Co Fermanagh hiking group must tackle the seven peaks of Les Mournes in a single day to raise money for a local cancer charity. Fourteen members of the Enniskillen-based Kangoo Club will attempt the feat in June of this year for the benefit of Cancer Focus NI. One of the group members, […]

Portsmouth Race for Life event for Cance...

The charity’s events are returning to the city and anyone who joins in January can claim a 50% reduction on the registration fee using a code. Race for Life events take place along Clarence Esplanade, Southsea on Saturday July 2 and Sunday July 3, and events are open to people of all ages and abilities. […]

West Lothian woman walks 1,500 miles for...

A West Lothian woman did her best to cover 1,500 miles in six months to raise money for charity. Aileen McDonald has been walking near her home in Bathgate every day since July to raise funds for various good causes. The tenant of the West Lothian Housing Partnership (WLHP) took 3.6 million steps and walked […]

Hailstorm Softball Volunteers at Breakfa...

DAVID C. GLESSNER Helen H. Richardson / The Denver Post via AP People hold signs in support of truck driver Rogel Aguilera-Mederos during a rally on the West Steps of the State Capitol on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 in Denver. Audubon Zoo via AP This undated photo provided by Audubon Zoo on Monday, December 27, […]

Oxford cricket fans record Sweet Carolin...

A GROUP of cricket fans recorded their own version of a popular song for a New Years single to raise money for a charity that saves lives. Oxford pals Marcus Boyton, Jon Bell, Guy Henstock and Alan Harris recorded their own special version of Neil Diamond’s Sweet Caroline to help raise money for Breast Cancer […]

Married doctors will spend Christmas Day...

Two married NHS doctors are due to spend Christmas Day on the high seas as they cross the Atlantic to raise money for charity. Adam Baker and Charlie Fleury, both 31, compete in the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge and left their starting point in the Canaries 10 days ago. They shouldn’t reach Antigua for a […]

Look carefully, then choose a charity

It’s the season to give to charities – and maybe throw your money away. Suppose most of the charities are good. They are sincere, efficient and legitimate. But too many are ineffective, selfish, or even bogus. Too often, donors line the pockets of professional fundraisers rather than helping the needy or a good cause. The […]