We know how important food is for those facing crisis, whether they’re in Kettering or Kazakhstan. More
Fundraising and events
Some people say that art can change the world. Well, here’s your chance to make that happen.
Over the next few weeks, you can raise money for a good cause just by seeing or buying some brilliant pieces of art. More
Sometimes, running is about much more than just the race. For Liz Strain, it meant laying some old demons to rest – while raising money for the organisation she loves. This is her story.
But losing both my beloved parents a few years ago was a real wake-up call.
It made me question what my life priorities were, and I resolved to finally do something that would have made them both proud: get fit. More
As the models strode down the catwalk last weekend, top stylist Emma Slade Edmondson was in one of our London charity shops eyeing up their look on a live stream.
How does it feel to scale three mountains in a row? Dr Aziz Hafiz knows the answer. This year, he had to get a group of young Muslims fit and ready for their biggest-ever fitness challenge…
Aziz is vice-president of AMYA, Britain’s largest and oldest Muslim youth association – and proud chair of its hiking club.
The group always takes on an annual challenge for charity. But so many people wanted to do the Three Peaks Challenge this year – hiking Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon – that he had to turn some away.
“Everyone was so excited,” Aziz tells me. “But it didn’t go exactly to plan.”
Ever watched a hamster going full pelt on a running wheel and thought: just how does it keep going like that?
Many spectators may well be thinking much the same thing on Saturday when Max Newton takes on an epic and very unusual challenge. More
Every day the Red Cross and Red Crescent brings health care, clean water and other vital help to people affected by the crisis in Gaza and Israel. To fund this work, our supporters are digging deep and making donations large and small to the British Red Cross Gaza and Israel Appeal.
People have been making payments online, over the phone, by post and in plenty of other ways too. But how else have they supported the appeal?
As well as opening their wallets, they’ve been asking friends and family to give too – bringing in even more donations. Our appeal launched on July 24, and within hours people were spreading the word on Twitter.
— Emily May (@mayjemily) July 24, 2014
Over 4,000 young people danced their socks off at the recent final of our annual competition, Dance: Make Your Move. Each school performed a routine inspired by the British Red Cross – raising thousands of pounds for charity.
The young stars, aged four to 18, wowed a panel of judges that included members from top dance group, Diversity.
In the months leading up to the final on 13 July, dancers across the UK showed off their moves in dozens of local and regional heats.
But on the day, it was down to 14 teams to battle it out at London’s O2 for a chance to win the junior and senior categories. More