Tuesday, 18 June 2019

CFR receives the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Crowborough Community First Responders, a group of volunteers based in Crowborough in East Sussex, has been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service,...

Team England provides kit for local sports projects

Since the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, Team England has donated over 1,000 items of sports kit to multiple national and international projects from...

1000 young people celebrate philanthropic achievements

The biggest annual gathering of pupils from across Scotland is set to take place in Perth in June. More than 1000 young people involved in...

Mum of baby who needed special care backs hospital charity campaign

A mother who had to be apart from her baby while he received specialist treatment from doctors has helped launch a bid to raise...

Stonewall celebrates 30 years of fighting for LGBT equality

Stonewall, Britain’s leading charity for lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality, marks 30 years since the organisation was founded to oppose Section 28. Back in...

The Vamps highlight the need to find every child

Chart-topping rock band the Vamps are supporting Missing People’s Big Tweet and helping the charity reunite missing children with their families as part of...

‘Human rights scandal’ – disability charity responds to CQC report

National disability charity, Sense, is calling on the Government to urgently review the restraint, seclusion or long term segregation of people with learning disabilities...

Half of UK millennials exposed to domestic abuse in childhood

A new poll published by domestic abuse charity Hestia highlights the devastating impact of domestic abuse on young people. The data by Opinium found...

RNLI’s CEO is stepping down this year, here is his take on the last decade

When Sir William Hillary founded the RNLI in 1824, he vowed that with courage, nothing is impossible. That courage is evident all around the...

Liberty client takes on police in ground-breaking facial recognition challenge

Three-day hearing for UK's first challenge to new surveillance tech has opened in Cardiff High Court. Liberty's client, a Cardiff resident, takes on the force...

ActionAid UK announces new charity ambassadors

Britain's Got Talent star Alesha Dixon and Luther's award-winning Wunmi Mosaku are joining forces with ActionAid UK as the charity's newest celebrity ambassadors. Both...

Children’s hospices ‘a truly heart-warming example to us all’, says The Duchess of Cambridge

HRH The Duchess of Cambridge has said charities like East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) provide 'a truly heart-warming example to us all, creating life-long...

Charities welcome urgent call to reverse public health funding cuts

The Richmond Group of Charities, 14 of the leading health and social care organisations in the voluntary sector, have united behind a call to...

Cross party call for action on charity lottery reform

Leading Conservative MP Priti Patel and Labour peer Lord Boateng have given their support for charity lottery reform and are urging the UK Government...

Dad of premature baby shares his story ahead of Father’s Day to support charity campaign

As Father's Day approaches, a Surrey dad shares his experience of having a premature baby to raise awareness of a local charity's campaign to...
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