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Big City Sleep: sleeping rough can make a difference

Millions of homeless children in Brazil have no choice but to sleep on the streets. Recently, nearly 100 Londoners accepted the challenge to spend an odd night out; sleeping rough to raise money for Brazilian street kids. The group met … Continue reading

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Who Are The World’s Most Charitable Stars?

Hundreds of today’s top stars and celebrities have made vast fortunes from the careers in music, movies and television: but which ones give back the most? According to research by The Giving Back Fund, a charity that helps athletes, entertainers, … Continue reading

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Winehouse Charity Donates £10,000 to Essex Hospice

The Amy Winehouse Foundation (AWF),  set up by the late singer’s family after her death, has made its first donation to support children with life limiting conditions. AWF has donated £10,000 to Little Haven’s Children’s Hospice in Essex.The donation will … Continue reading

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A Christmas Gift: One Week’s Rent Absolutely Free

It might not be Christmas Day yet, but a family in semi-rural New South Wales, Australia has been given an early Christmas present to kick off the season of giving. A week’s worth of rent, absolutely free. Laura and Samuel … Continue reading

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Welsh Rugby Star’s 737 Challenge Sets New Mountain Climbing Record

Putting a career-ending injury behind him, ex Welsh rugby star Richard Parks has became the first person to climb the highest mountain peaks on all seven continents, climb Mount Everest and reach both the North and South Poles in less … Continue reading

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Charity ‘Zumbathon’ in memory of extraordinary young fundraiser raises over £3000

Held on Sunday 13th November at All Saints’ Academy in Cheltenham, the three hour marathon of the Latin American ‘Zumba’ dance work-out continued the work of Rosie Kilburn, the founder of the charity website The Knock On Effect, who sadly passed … Continue reading

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Lady GaGa Founds Youth Empowerment Charity

Lady GaGa has established a youth foundation aimed at fighting intolerance and establishing ‘a standard of bravery and kindness’. The flamboyant star announced plans for her Born This Way Foundation on Twitter: “I’m proud to announce: My mommy + I … Continue reading

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Stars Come Out For Rainforest Charity

The Rainforest Foundation UK, a charity formed by the singer Sting, has announced a new Christmas online celebrity auction. 12 Days of Christmas is a celebrity-studded fundraiser for the foundation, whose mission is to support: “indigenous peoples and traditional populations … Continue reading

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Prince William Supports Epic Polar Charity Race

Six British soldiers have set out on a remarkable mission to re-trace the journeys of Captain Scott and Roald Amundsen in their bid to be the first to the South Pole in 1911/12. The Scott-Amundsen Centenary Race aims to celebrate the … Continue reading

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Marathon Man Nathan Farrugia Runs Over 1100km For Kids’ Charities

Nathan Farrugia will today complete a remarkable athletic feat, running his 27th marathons in 27 days in 27 different countries in aid of childrens’ charities. The 37 year-old father of two and former member of the Maltese national basketball team … Continue reading

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