Advocacy

  • 18 Mar 2009

    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.

  • 16 Mar 2009

    From 8.30 to 9.30 pm on Saturday 28 March 2009, around a billion people will switch off their lights in an effort to convince the world’s leaders to get serious about climate change.

  • 24 Feb 2009

    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.

  • 18 Feb 2009

    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.

  • 12 Feb 2009

    If you are looking for an easy and quick idea to raise money on Red Nose Day for Comic Relief, then look no further!Get your Red Nose Day supporter pack here

  • 10 Feb 2009

    Development charity Practical Action has launched a campaign to remind UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown of his commitment to the Millennium Development Goal of eradicating poverty.

  • 9 Feb 2009

    UNICEF UK have launched a campaign to bring climate change, and the need for more investment in renewable sources of energy, to the attention of MPs and the Prime Minister.

  • 22 Jan 2009

    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.

  • 8 Jan 2009

    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.

  • 7 Jan 2009

    Autism Sunday, the International Day of Prayer for Autism and Asperger's Syndrome falls on Sunday 8th February this year.

    Cathedrals, Churches and religious organisations across the world have been urged to pray for over 60 million people with autism and Asperger's Syndrome.