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Giving Back
27
Feb

Diseases Mankind Overcame

Mankind has overcome a lot of obstacles to be where we are today. Once, we triumphed in the face of formidable predators. Today, it is disease against which we struggle. In this post from Cancer Research UK, we look at how diseases have been made history through research and education. One day, we will add...
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07
Feb

Celebrate Inspirational Women and Raise Money for Rosa!

Rosa, the only UK-wide fund for women and girls, is inviting women and men up and down the country to join in and celebrate on International Women’s Day. Rosa funds innovative and exciting projects to tackle inequality. So over the past four years Rosa has funded projects working to challenge the media representation of young...
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31
Jan

Get Involved: Legal Highs and Club Drugs – whynotfindout.org from Angelus

It is very easy to feel helpless and anxious when you read media articles about the new wave of legal highs which are flooding the drugs market. Although children and young people’s exposure to drugs is a perennial worry, at least, until recently, you had a better understanding of the drugs which were going around....
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18
May

WATC making a difference!

As part of WeAreTheCity’s commitment to support various charities around the world, last year, WATC’s founder Vanessa Vallely embarked on a trip in November 2011 with 3 of her mentees and her 10 year old Daughter to Forever Angels Baby Home in Mwansa, Tanzania.  As part of the trip they raised a total of £7,500...
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11
May

Get Involved: Cheka Sana Childrens Trust

Cheka Sana Childrens Trust (registration number 1130841) is a non-profit charity that was formed in the UK in 2009. Cheka Sana means ‘laugh a lot’ in Swahili aptly named as we aim to bring back the smiles of these disadvantaged and orphaned street children. The charity is currently working alongside the local NGO Caretakers of...
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14
Oct

Get Involved: Save5 – Organ Donor Register Appeal

Last year T. Sandeman-Charles was diagnosed with two incurable lung diseases and will need a lung transplant if she is to survive.  But instead of whinging about something that she cannot change she decided to do something very positive instead.  She started Save5 and her goal before she dies is to get 10,000 people registered...
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11
Sep

Get Involved: Angelus Foundation

The Angelus Foundation is the brain child of Maryon Stewart, founder of the Natural Health Advisory Service and a regular contributor to natural health programmes on radio and TV. Maryon has attracted a group of world class experts, known as the Angelus Advisory Group, who bring together expertise from chemical, medical and social sciences –...
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18
Aug

Get Involved: Eaves – Supporting and empowering vulnerable women

Eaves is a charity. We work with women, from the age of 16 onwards, who are vulnerable through homelessness or experiences of violence. What we do is simple. We empower women to get their lives back. We find them housing and help them leave situations of violence or exploitation. We help them access counselling, health...
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