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20 min ago | Berkhamsted Today

Speaker's Corner: Why I am passionate about staying together

I often use this column to discuss some of the people, charities, voluntary organisations and businesses I have met in the constituency in the last few weeks. For example, on the last afternoon of the Parliamentary recess I called in at the Haresfoot Brewery in Berkhamsted.

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Related Topix: Life, Hertfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Europe, World News

2 hrs ago | Gazette-news.co.uk

Consultant oncologist Dr Mukesh with Sir John Ashworth, chairman of the Cancer Centre Campaign

The public appeal, the biggest in the history of Colchester General Hospital, aims to raise enough money to bring cancer services - including chemo and radiotherapy together. It would also have facilities to help cancer patients and their families come to terms with the life-threatening illness - and help them have a good quality of life once their treatment has been completed.

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Life

3 hrs ago | Cybergrass

Steep Canyon Rangers Raise Over $75,000 for Charity

This past weekend, the Steep Canyon Rangers presided over their 9th annual Mountain Song Festival at Brevard Music Center in their hometown of Brevard, North Carolina. The festival, which the group founded with local music promoter John Felty in 2006, is an annual fundraiser that benefits the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County, N.C. This year's sold out event, which took place over September 12th and 13th, boasted a lineup that included some of the finest musicians on the contemporary bluegrass and acoustic music scene, including Della Mae and The Kruger Brothers on Friday night with The Boys & Girls Club JAM Program opening the event.

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Related Topix: Steep Canyon Rangers, Folk, Life, Brevard, NC, Transylvania County, NC, The Seldom Scene, Bluegrass, Sam Bush

Tue Sep 16, 2014

The Georgia Straight

Photos: Passions 2014 fundraiser unites food and philanthropy

Chef Taryn Wa of Vancouver catering company Savoury Chef Foods presents her creation-corned beef tongue with horseradish, potato vinaigrette, savoy cabbage, and carrots-at the 2014 Passions gala. On September 14, I attended the Scotiabank Passions gala in support of the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation as a media guest.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Vancouver, Canada Travel, Life, HIV/AIDS, Health, Sushi, Japanese Cuisine, Food, Wine, Drink, Cocktails

The Coast News

Art for Barks readies for service dog hero award

All dog lovers, especially those who are in awe of service dogs, have until Sept. 20 to cast their vote for the first annual Hero Service Dog Awards presented by Art for Barks.

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Related Topix: Rancho Santa Fe, CA, Non-Profit, Life, San Diego County, CA

Hedonistica

Medical Student Masturbates To Death At Sperm Bank

Apparently it was Zheng's fourth donation in just over a week. That...wow, that's very generous donating.

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Related Topix: Life

This is The West Country

Have your car washed by a firefighter this weekend

FIREFIGHTERS up and down the country are preparing to roll up their sleeves to take part in the National Car Wash this September, raising vital funds for The Fire Fighters Charity. Firmly established on the fire and rescue service calendar, the National Car Wash is the charity's largest national fundraising event of the year.

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Related Topix: Fire, Life

Salisbury Journal

Berwick Fayre gets breast care unit campaign off to a flying start

THE campaign to raise A 750,000 for a new breast cancer unit at Salisbury District Hospital got off to a flying start with the Berwick St John Country Fayre this weekend. Around 20,000 people attended the show which raised A 27,000 for the Stars Appeal's campaign to fund a purpose built breast care unit benefitting thousands of local women every year.

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Related Topix: Life

Thetelegraphand Argus

Charity hopes to visit every Bradford school in effort to stop...

A CHARITY is working in Bradford's primary schools to help raise sensitive issues of abuse in an attempt to reduce the amount of children who fall victim to sexual predators. Childline hopes to visit every school in Bradford to help children realise that they do not have to keep quiet when people treat them inappropriately.

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Related Topix: Life

Mon Sep 15, 2014

York Press

Charity appeals for volunteers to help it tackle loneliness among older York people

Contact the Elderly is looking for more people willing to spare a few hours each month to drive one or two older people to a local tea party and also enjoy a cuppa and a cake themselves. A spokeswoman said the charity aimed to relieve the acute loneliness of isolated people aged 75 and above, who lived alone, by organising free monthly Sunday afternoon tea parties for small groups within local communities, providing a regular and vital friendship link.

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Related Topix: Life

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

United Way to accept donations in bitcoin currency

One of the world's largest charities says it will begin accepting donations in the virtual currency bitcoin. United Way Worldwide said Monday that it will accept bitcoin donations for the charity's innovation fund through the San-Francisco-based wallet service Coinbase.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Life, Alexandria, VA

Sheffield Star

Donation funds specialist bed for Sheffield hospital

The A 7,000 bed was funded using part of a A 10,000 donation to Sheffield Children's Hospital Charity from Sandra McCabe of the Scarborough Group Foundation, which makes donations to worthy causes. Angela Dunn, projects officer at the hospital charity, said: "These children are confused, disorientated and emotionally upset as a result of their head injury and will often attempt to climb out of their bed.

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Related Topix: Life

Retford Today

Retford: TSB praise residents for raising cash

Generous Retford residents have been praised by the town's TSB branch for raising over 1,000 for several charities over the past year. In the past 12 months a 'Walk to Work' and raffle have been held to support Retford's Alzheimer's Memory Group, a 'Guess the Name of the Bear' game in support of Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice and two colleagues also participated in the Race For Life raising A 930 between them and volunteers also helped out at the Retford Half Marathon.

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Related Topix: Life

Bucksfreepress.co.uk

Charity group's appeal for volunteer dog walkers

AN ANIMAL charity is looking for volunteers to help housebound Chiltern residents who are no longer able to walk their dogs. The Cinnamon Trust is on the lookout for people who can give up some of their spare time to help look after pets belonging to the elderly or ill.

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Related Topix: Life

Burton Mail

Burton firm Clinigen hits the height on its latest charity...

CHARITY CHALLENGE . . . Clinigen's Nepal expedition team will include Mel Wood, Robin Sibson, Angela Hollingworth, Karen Roebuck, Sharon Orme and Sharon Shelley.

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Related Topix: Life

Kirriemuir Today

St John's cheque to SCAA

Members of the congregation of St John s Episcopal Church, Forfar with Mrs Evelyn Balfour and Reverend Andrew McCafferty present James Gray-Cheape of Scotland s Charity Air Ambulance with a cheque for i 1 2410 that was raised by the Tuesday Club through their sunshine bags. Every time the sun shines a penny or more is placed in the donors sunshine bag.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, United Kingdom, Tayside County, Scotland, Life,

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Bromsgrove Advertiser

a Bromsgrove charity has received a generous donation from a charity garden scheme.

Four garden owners in Bromsgrove have donated A 500 to the Basement Project after opening their gardens as part of the National Gardens Scheme, . Alan Nokes, who owns one of the gardens with wife Lynn, said: "Most of the money we raise by opening our gardens goes to health related and nursing charities like Marie Curie, Macmillan's Nurses and Help the Hospices.

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Related Topix: Life

This is Oxfordshire

A clean winner of monthly accolade

A DOCTORATE student proved to be clean ahead of fellow nominees after his soap business for disadvantaged people gained an award. Sebastian Huempfer, 26, who is studying economic history at Green Templeton College, began Clean Sl8 in January last year.

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Related Topix: Life, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom

Thetelegraphand Argus

Charity seeking unwanted laptops to help Airedale carers

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 .

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Related Topix: Life, Computers

This is Wiltshire

Charity looks to set up fundraising group in Devizes

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.

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Related Topix: Life

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