Charity gifts

  • January 1, 2012

    A children's charity is urging people to give an extra charity gift by recycling Christmas presents for vulnerable children.

  • November 15, 2010

    Christian Aid, is launching four new group gifts for Christmas in its Autumn Winter 2010 catalogue, including a sturdy bamboo shelter for a Burmese refugee family living on the Thai/Burmese border (£230) and an adult literacy centre in Sierra Leone (£543).

  • July 6, 2010

    Researchers have been looking at ‘Giving USA’ for 2009. While the category of religion may not always overwhelm casual readers of trend-reports, writes Martin E. Marty, religious giving is much watched. And there is much to watch and reflect on.

  • January 17, 2010

    Christian Aid has already released £100,000 for immediate emergency relief to help those affected by the earthquake in Haiti, and is working with other agencies and the UN to coordinate the distribution of aid on a far wider scale.

  • January 1, 2010

    An estimated 1.5 million people welcomed in 2010 around Sydney harbour, in what organisers call the biggest New Year's Eve show in the world - but one where great efforts had been made to emphasise green values.

  • December 30, 2009

    UK-based development agency Christian Aid is making a New Year appeal to offset a drop in income. The NGO has been seriously affected by the recession and does not currently have enough funds to help all the people it planned to in 2010.

  • December 16, 2009

    A Filipino Mennonite pastor, concerned at how coffee processing corporations had long short-changed indigenous people in the southern Philippines island of Mindanao, has launched a Fair Trade initiative.

  • December 14, 2009

    Our news briefing service has been able to help 'break' a couple of media stories recently, one of which has important Christmas ramifications.

  • December 12, 2009

    Some 30 supporters of the international development agency Christian Aid, who cycled all the way from Britain, have arrived in the Danish capital Copenhagen today to join protests about climate change.

  • December 11, 2009

    Halima Salim lives in the Masasi district in Mtwara region, Tanzania. When diagnosed as being HIV positive, she was still mourning the death of her husband and her baby twins.