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#Charity

# charity - Today’s News

From The Daily Edge #Kiss4Crumlin is the heartwarming social media craze we can all get behind Kiss4Crumlin

#Kiss4Crumlin is the heartwarming social media craze we can all get behind

The social media campaign invites people to pucker up for Crumlin.

# charity - Yesterday’s News

Have any old coats? This new charity wants them

They also need your help.

# charity - Monday 24 November, 2014

From The Score Former Man United striker Dion Dublin releases Christmas album Simply Having

Former Man United striker Dion Dublin releases Christmas album

It’s for charity so you can’t slag it too much.

# charity - Saturday 22 November, 2014

# charity - Sunday 16 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge 8 conflicted emotions we all experience during Movember Movember

8 conflicted emotions we all experience during Movember

We know it’s for charity, but…

# charity - Sunday 9 November, 2014

From The Score €10,000 raised in charity game for All-Ireland winner who retired after battling throat cancer Great Cause

€10,000 raised in charity game for All-Ireland winner who retired after battling throat cancer

The testimonial for Cian Smith, a 2006 All-Ireland winner with Roscommon, took place yesterday in Boyle.

We’ve sent Romania a load of pregnant cows raised by prisoners

The cows will be send to impoverished communities in the country.

# charity - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

This politician is taking a 10% pay cut and giving the money to charity

South Dublin’s Mayor is following through on a promise he made in June.

Childline may have to close night service due to lack of funding SOS

Childline may have to close night service due to lack of funding

The charity needs €1.2 million in funding.

# charity - Saturday 1 November, 2014

# charity - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Meet Rehab’s new CEO (and have a look at her salary)

Mo Flynn will take on the position vacated by Angela Kerins.

Trócaire Lenten boxes raise over €6m this year

The Trócaire Lenten campaign is in its 41st year.

# charity - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Gardaí investigate support group’s spend on gifts, angel healing and dog kennels

Positive Action received €2.3 million in tax payer funding between 2009 and 2013.

# charity - Monday 20 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge What’s the kindest thing a stranger has ever done for you? Thank You Stranger

What’s the kindest thing a stranger has ever done for you?

Share your random acts of kindness. Because it’s Monday, and we all need a boost.

# charity - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Dublin Zoo to pay €5,000 to charity after mother and child attacked by tapir

The Zoo pleaded guilty to failing to implement the most recent risk assessment.

# charity - Sunday 12 October, 2014

More people at risk of losing their family home are seeking advice

3,588 people had sought advice from Focus Ireland in the first eight months of this year.

# charity - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here’s all you need to know about the latest social media craze, the #WakeUpCall Wakeupcall

Here’s all you need to know about the latest social media craze, the #WakeUpCall

It’s the new Ice Bucket Challenge slash #NoMakeUpSelfie.

# charity - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Aussies are giving up booze this month for charity – should we follow suit? Ocsober This post contains a poll

Aussies are giving up booze this month for charity – should we follow suit?

A month long initiative helps raise funds for a charity that teaches children to make safer and healthier choices about their alcohol and drug use.

From The Daily Edge More and more people are doing ‘Ocsober’ – but what’s it all about? Sober October

More and more people are doing ‘Ocsober’ – but what’s it all about?

The movement that’s taking over social media.

Soup kitchen founder says 2014 “worst year yet” for struggling families

The ‘Twist’ mobile food service is now bringing food aid directly to hard-hit estates in the Midlands and West.

# charity - Thursday 2 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Is #FeelingNuts for testicular cancer the new Ice Bucket Challenge? Feelingnuts

Is #FeelingNuts for testicular cancer the new Ice Bucket Challenge?

It’s exactly what you think it is, and male celebrities are ALL over it.

# charity - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

‘We should be worried about Ebola – but for Africa, not ourselves’

Darren Hanniffy just came home from Liberia, where Ebola infections are DOUBLING every two weeks.

Should you give money to homeless people?

Charities give their take on it: “If your choice is not to give to a person, you should at least acknowledge them when they ask you a question.”

# charity - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

One in five older Irish people live in deprivation

74,520 Irish people over the age of 65 are suffering enforced deprivation.

Irish donations to charity are up, but we’re less generous than the UK

Irish people donated over €800 million to charitable organisations in 2012.

# charity - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Want to declutter your home? Good timing, because Oxfam wants your stuff

Therapist Brenda Stack says getting rid of your clutter can be good for your mental and emotional wellbeing – not just for creating more space in your home.

# charity - Friday 26 September, 2014

Brian Cowen will be sleeping rough tonight (but don’t worry, it’s for charity)

The 12-hour sleep-out is aimed at raising funds to tackle rural homelessness.

What type of charity would you donate to in your will, if any?

Children’s charities are the most likely to receive money from people’s wills.

The incredible and inspiring life of Christina Noble Documentary This post contains videos

The incredible and inspiring life of Christina Noble

After escaping from an institution in Ireland, Christina went on to help children at risk in Vietnam and Mongolia.

# charity - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Taxpayers pay hundreds of thousands on field unsuitable for sheltered housing

The situation was unveiled on Prime Time tonight.

# charity - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

From The Score Here’s the GAA-themed selfie campaign hoping to raise funds for the Alan Kerins Projects Great Cause

Here’s the GAA-themed selfie campaign hoping to raise funds for the Alan Kerins Projects

Armagh great Steven McDonnell has come up with a brilliant fundraising idea.

Charities don’t want to see tax cuts in the Budget

They’d much prefer their funding back.

From The Daily Edge A man dressed as a gimp is wandering around Essex, taking selfies with locals Gimp Man Of Essex

A man dressed as a gimp is wandering around Essex, taking selfies with locals

Don’t worry, though. It’s for charity.

# charity - Saturday 13 September, 2014

These men will swim in the Irish sea for 24 hours to raise money for epilepsy

The swim is in memory of a family friend with epilepsy who died in 2010.

Could you manage to eat your dinner while wearing a blindfold?

An event doing just that will be held in Dublin, Limerick and Cork on World Sight Day, October 9.

# charity - Friday 12 September, 2014

Column: Syria is the humanitarian tragedy of our generation, yet most people just shrug their shoulders

Massacres, hostage-taking, torture and sexual violence. These are the war crimes happening in Syria, yet why don’t we care, asks GOAL CEO Barry Andrews.

From The Daily Edge Here is the heartbreaking reason why people are sharing dog selfies on Twitter Dog Selfie

Here is the heartbreaking reason why people are sharing dog selfies on Twitter

It’s all in aid of the Manchester Dogs’ Home, where 53 dogs were killed in a suspected arson attack.

# charity - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Who would you nominate for People of the Year?

There is still a chance to shine on spotlight on everyday heroes and heroines – on all fields of play.

From Business ETC Just three board-members kept on, as Rehab continues “transformation process” Fresh Start

Just three board-members kept on, as Rehab continues “transformation process”

The 13 new appointees to the board will all serve in a voluntary, unpaid capacity.

# charity - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Ice Bucket Challenge raises over €1.4m in donations IMNDA This post contains videos

Ice Bucket Challenge raises over €1.4m in donations

… And there’s a lovely thank you video to all those who donated.

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