Are you considering supporting the work of Cancer Research UK? Why not enter the Race for Life? It has been a the flagship event for cancer research fundraising in the UK since 1994, bringing together thousands of women and men each year to run, jog or walk 5k and raise money to beat cancer.
Could you live without electricity for an hour? On 31st March 2007 2.2 million homes and businesses in Sydney proved that this is possible when they turned off their lights in a city-wide demonstration against climate change. This unusual event generated so much interest that just a year later the WWF initiative went international.
Friends of Sabeel-North America, a nonprofit group that works with Palestinian Christians in the Holy Land to educate American Christians on issues of justice and peace, has relaunched its peace activist web site, www.fosna.org.
The British Red Cross has launched the ‘Pass the parcel’ campaign to promote an innovative new virtual giving website, which is based on the parcels of essential supplies the Red Cross has delivered to people in need since World War Two.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has embarked on one of the largest vaccination campaigns in the history of the Central African Republic (CAR), aiming to give 800,000 children the tools they need to address the three leading causes of preventable death: malaria, measles and diarrhoea.