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15 min ago | Thetelegraphand Argus
A CHARITY is appealing for donations of unwanted laptop computers to help improve the IT skills of carers across Airedale. The organisation's CReate service runs free weekly IT workshops for carers in Airedale, as well as Bradford and Ilkley .
1 hr ago | This is Wiltshire
Oxfam is looking to set up a new fundraising group in Devizes and is on the look out for volunteers. In order to set up the group the charity is on the lookout for a group leader and new members along with a secretary and treasurer.
2 hrs ago | The Alternative Press
The weather was picturesque for the 18th annual Berkeley Heights 5K as 400 participated in the charity run and fitness walk on Sunday, Sept. 14 at Memorial Field.
5 hrs ago | Surrey Advertiser
Cheques were presented to Woking and Sam Beare Hospices, Crossroads Care Surrey, the White Lodge Centre, Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance and the Mayor of Woking's charities Bourne Valley Garden Centre, Woodham Park Road, Woodham. Funds from The Woking Bikeathon being handed over to a number of a charities.
9 hrs ago | The Advertiser
CHARITY CHALLENGE: MS sufferer Vera Maven did the ice bucket challenge along with members of staff from Quality Carers. She is pictured with Vince Allan, regional manager of Quality Carers Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT A WOMAN who lives with a chronic medical condition hopes to raise hundreds of pounds for charity by becoming the latest volunteer for the ice bucket challenge.
13 hrs ago | Bucksfreepress.co.uk
RESEARCH into the genetic causes of epilepsy has received a cash boost after a A 50,000 donation from the Buckinghamshire Freemasons. The group gave the Chalfont St Peter-based Epilepsy Society the cash windfall in order for the charity to fund work into finding a molecular cause to the condition.
17 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider
If you've never heard of Connor Franta, you're living under a rock. Or perhaps, a television.
PRLog - Sep. 13, 2014 - CHICAGO -- Howl at the Moon is excited to announce the 2nd year of its national Drink Pink campaign in support of breast cancer research. A portion of the proceeds from sales of the Pink Paradise goes toward the Open Arms Breast Cancer Outreach Fund to help support families battling the disease.
Disasters create lots of good intentions - but they can be misplaced. Of the 300 charities created in the aftermath of 9/11, only a few are still around.
Staff from The Co-operative Funeralcare in London Road are holding a coffee morning on Friday, September 26, to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. The fundraiser runs from 10am to midday, and for a A 1 donation guests will be able to enjoy coffee and a cake - and a snail racing competition! "We hope people will come along and see the new branch, meet the staff and join us in raising a mug to Macmillan and raising vital funds for such a worthwhile cause," said funeral arranger Hazel Foster.
ANIMAL lovers in East Lancashire have rallied round in support of a dogs' home that was burnt to the ground in a suspected arson attack. Charities including Bleakholt Animal Sanctuary, Pendle Dogs in Need, and Hyndburn Stray Dogs in Need all offered their services to Manchester Dogs' Home.
Charity Profile: American Red Cross Red Cross relies on generosity of the community to help support its programs and services. Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: http://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/life/2014/09/13/charity-profile-american-red-cross/15523601/ Mission: To prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
The Mohawk Hudson Humane Society and PetSmart Charities have cut the ribbon to their new adoption center. The "Everyday Adoption Center" inside the PetSmart on Troy Schenectady Road in Latham is only one of 19 centers in the country and the first in the northeast.
The distribution of donations after the Newtown shooting may have caused "permanent fractures" in the town, First Selectwoman Pat Llodra told the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission Friday. Llodra was Newtown's top executive on Dec. 12, 2012, when a 20-year-old gunman entered Sandy Hook Elementary School and murdered 20 school children and six educators.
A local charity raised over 2,500 at their refreshment stall at Bexhill's Festival of the Sea last weekend and were thrilled by the result. St Michael's Hospice, St Leonards on Sea, received a complimentary pitch at the event - hailed as the biggest festival of sea and angling in the South East.
Formby Labour MP Bill Esterson with Claire House volunteer model Hannah Moen and Marie Curie volunteer model Amy Hughes, together with Cllr Nina Killen, Cllr Catie Page, M&Co's Sheila Leathley and other organisers of the charity event. Fashionistas will be flocking to Formby for a charity fashion show later this month - and Labour's MP Bill Esterson and local councillors will be adding a little extra sparkle to the proceedings.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 09:53 pm
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