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Heathrow’s annual Race the Plane charity challenge joined by 400 cyclists to raise money for The Duke of Edinburgh’s charity

His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex visits Heathrow as airport celebrates DofE partnership, with cyclists taking part in the third annual Race the Plane challenge The challenge sees over 400 cyclists from the airport race a United flight from … Read the full press release

ABP’s Port of Ayr team donated to the local branch of the Fishermen’s Mission in Troon

LONDON, 18-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ABP’s Port of Ayr team has donated funds which will be used to support the local branch of the Fishermen’s Mission in Troon (Formerly known as Royal National Mission for Deep Sea Fishermen – RNMDSF). The … Read the full press release

Nationwide Building Society joins charity St Mungo’s HomelessWise initiative

SWINDON, 12-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nationwide Building Society is today launching a practical partnership with homelessness charity St Mungo’s aimed at providing a consistent and compassionate response to people rough sleeping on the high street – and is urging other businesses … Read the full press release

BASF supports international disaster relief activities in Sulawesi, Indonesia with €100,000 donation

LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, 09-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF SE has decided to contribute €100,000 to relief efforts in Sulawesi in Indonesia. With funding from BASF, BASF Stiftung, a charitable foundation based in Germany, will support international disaster relief activities as immediate aid to … Read the full press release

Deutsche Post DHL Group calls on employees worldwide to participate in the Group’s tenth Global Volunteer Day

From September 17 to September 30, Deutsche Post DHL Group will call on employees worldwide to participate in the Group’s tenth Global Volunteer Day.   After the first Volunteer Day was held in the Asia Pacific region in 2008, Global … Read the full press release

Cloud technology brand UKFast to donate 5000 volunteering hours to the local community

MANCHESTER, 12-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The tech firm’s volunteering programme sees the UKFast team offered at least one day per year to volunteer for causes in the local community, led by UKFast’s new director of CSR Russell Feingold. Feingold said: “Having … Read the full press release

Businesses followed the lead set by the Co-op and offer jobs to victims of modern slavery

MANCHESTER, 29-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Firms in hospitality, hairdressing and social care were today (28 August) urged to offer jobs to the victims of modern slavery. Businesses across various sectors of the economy have followed the lead set by the Co-op and signed … Read the full press release

University of Bristol: innovative makeover for one of Bristol’s best-loved characters to play a starring role in this summer’s Gromit Unleashed 2 charity trail

BRISTOL, 12-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Students at the University of Bristol have given one of Bristol’s best-loved characters an innovative makeover. They’ve created an eye-catching mechanical Gromit sculpture, featuring interactive clocks, which will play a starring role in this summer’s Gromit Unleashed … Read the full press release

Charity trekker Lyndsey Isaacs visited the University’s School of Life Sciences as she continues her 200-mile fundraising walk along Scotland’s coastline

DUNDEE, Scotland, 11-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A charity trekker whose husband’s life was cut short by Parkinson’s disease has been hailed as an inspiration by University of Dundee researchers developing treatments for the condition. Lyndsey Isaacs visited the University’s School of … Read the full press release

Money raised for Samaritans by Leeds Building Society to enhance the charity’s technology to help its volunteers move faster between phone, email and chat responses

SURREY, 06-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Money raised for Samaritans by Leeds Building Society, will be used to enhance the charity’s technology to help its volunteers move faster between phone, email and chat responses. Between 2016 and 2017, contacts to Samaritans by … Read the full press release

Crédit Agricole Consumer Finance helped Sidaction raise €100,396 for fight against AIDS

On 23-24 March, to mark the 11th year of its partnership with Sidaction, Crédit Agricole Consumer Finance helped the charity to raise €100,396 in pledges to help it in the fight against AIDS. Montrouge, France, 13-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A … Read the full press release

International Day of Riding Announced

Ride Sunday will see motorcyclists unite and ride while raising funds for charity AMSTERDAM, 09-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A GLOBAL MOVEMENT. The date for Ride Sunday 2018, the international day of riding for a cause, has been confirmed for Sunday … Read the full press release

Sandoz today expands pilot project with leading charity World Child Cancer

Expanded partnership to help “even the odds” of survival for children with cancer in the Philippines, Myanmar, Mexico and Ghana In developed countries, the survival rate for childhood cancer is 80%, while in developing countries it can be as low … Read the full press release

Banque Internationale à Luxembourg reaffirms its support for the charity SOS Kannerduerf Lëtzebuerg

LUXEMBOURG, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Through this donation, Banque Internationale à Luxembourg is reaffirming its support for the charity SOS Kannerduerf Lëtzebuerg, which provides support for children in difficult family circumstances. At the charity’s annual party on 2 July, Nico Muller, the manager of … Read the full press release

National Grid Raises Money for Charity With Wacky Hat Day

Wacky hat day raises money for brain tumour charity Fun loving team brimming with ideas Day capped off with tea served by team leaders WARWICK, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — It’s hats off to a team of fun loving employees from … Read the full press release

GRAHAM Construction supports London’s Construction Industry Dragon Boat Challenge in aid of the charity CRASH

GRAHAM team to participate in aid of CRASH charity. LONDON, 14-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — For the second consecutive year, GRAHAM Construction is proud to support London’s Construction Industry Dragon Boat Challenge in aid of the charity CRASH. CRASH is celebrating their … Read the full press release

Neste’s total charity amount for 2015 divided between Unicef, John Nurminen and Finnish Red Cross

ESPOO, 7-1-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — We used the money usually spend on sending out Christmas cards and Christmas gifts for charity, again this year. The total charity amount for 2015, €20,000, was divided between three recipients: Unicef’s emergency found, John Nurminen foundation’s … Read the full press release

Vivergo Fuels team raised money for the Smile Foundation during their Christmas Activities in 2013

Hull, UK, 10-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Vivergo Fuels are extremely happy to announce that the team successfully raised over £1300 for the Smile Foundation during their Christmas Activities in 2013. We look forward to seeing where the money is spent throughout the … Read the full press release

Komerční banka’s Jistota Foundation donated to the Czech Association of Wheelchair-bound Rugby Players, ČRSV

Prague, Czech Republic, 9-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Komerční banka’s Jistota Foundation delivered CZK 175,000 to Český ragbyový svaz vozíčkářů (Czech Association of Wheelchair-bound Rugby Players, ČRSV). The funds will be used for financing and promoting the Association’s activities. David Lukeš, ČRSV … Read the full press release

Orange and Samsung campaign for children with autism to run in Orange shops across France during January 2014

Happy Faces will run from 2 to 31 January in Orange shops across France. Paris, France, 6-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Shoppers are invited to take part in the happy faces events at Orange shops throughout several European countries by taking a “selfie” … Read the full press release

Samaritans marked its 60th birthday

Ewell, Surrey, UK, 5-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Events have been taking place up and down the country today, Friday, 1 November, to mark Samaritans’ 60th birthday. The biggest of them all was in the City of London, where TV star Jasmin Walia, … Read the full press release

Lufthansa pilots Sebastian Bartel and Lars Heurich to compete with world’s best triathletes in Hawaii to collect donations for HelpAlliance’s water project in Gambia

Cologne, Germany, 10-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Every year in autumn the world’s best triathletes compete in Hawaii. Among them this time will be two Lufthansa pilots: A320 Captain Sebastian Bartel and First Officer Lars Heurich. The former will start in the Ironman … Read the full press release

The Co-operative’s Charity of the Year hits £2.5 million milestone in support of unpaid young adult carers

02-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Fun is delivering much needed funds to support a generation of unpaid young adult carers as staff at The Co-operative hit the £2.5 million milestone for its Charity of the Year, Carers Trust. There are now an estimated 500,000 … Read the full press release

Carpet and sports pitches manufacturer Desso shortlisted for prestigious Responsible Business Award

20-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Desso, a leading European carpet and sports pitches manufacturer, has been recognised with a ‘Big Tick’ at the regional stage of the prestigious 2013 Responsible Business Awards, run by the charity Business in the Community (BITC). As … Read the full press release

First Investment Bank Bulgaria supported the charity match “Legends of Bulgaria” – “Aston Villa”

 The charity match is in support of Stiliyan Petrov 29-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Fibank (First Investment Bank) has bought 1,000 tickets for the spectacular beneficial show to take place at “Vasil Levski” national stadium on 26 May. At 15:00 hours, the “Legends … Read the full press release

£72,000 grant to University of Leicester Professor Jacqui Shaw for pancreatic cancer research project

University of Leicester Professor in study for early detection of disease 7-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — National charity Pancreatic Cancer UK has today announced the award of a £72,000 grant to Professor Jacqui Shaw and colleagues at the University of Leicester as … Read the full press release

2013 Teenage Cancer Trust line up announced, report LondonTown.com

Noel Gallagher’s handpicked musical line up promises to thrill at Royal Albert Hall charity gigs 12-3-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — This March the Teenage Cancer Trust returns to the Royal Albert Hall. The charity, whose long standing relationship with the music sphere … Read the full press release