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‘SML Gives’ online donation event kicks off on March 16

SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE, Va. (WDBJ) — The new “SML Good Neighbors” donation campaign is called “SML Gives.” This is a new online giving event offering nonprofit organizations the opportunity to raise funds, gain exposure, and build relationships. “SML Gives” is a 24-hour virtual giving campaign that supports 13 different nonprofit organizations in Franklin and Bedford […]

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Event highlights plight of Afghan women on International Women’s Day

The plight of Afghan women struggling to escape after the Taliban took over their country was the focus of a fundraising breakfast on International Women’s Day. The event was organized by the Manitoba Afghanistan Task Force, which is working to sponsor three families to come to the province. Nazefa Ismail, who came to Canada years […]

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Idaho City Chili Cook-off is a big event for this mountain community

IDAHO CITY, Idaho — The annual Idaho City Chili Cook-off contest represents the end of the winter celebration in Idaho City, but it also marks one of the biggest tourist days for this mountain community. For 36 years, businesses and visitors have participated in a chili cookout that brings people to Idaho City for this […]

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Incurable rare disease draws attention with fundraising event – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather forecast

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Organizers from the Indiana Chapter of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America will host a bowling event on Saturday to raise money for Hoosiers with the rare disease. “It’s like Parkinson’s disease, dementia and Alzheimer’s all rolled into one,” Indiana chapter president Jessie Ondell said. “It’s a brain disease.” The disease is […]

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The Mayor of Newbury’s final charity event will be a fundraising banquet at the Checkers Hotel

The Mayor of Newbury’s last charity event before the end of his term will be a fundraising banquet, Newbury City Council has announced. Taking place on Saturday 9th April at the Checkers Hotel, the black tie event is being held in support of Newbury Speakability and the Mayor’s Benevolent Fund. Tickets for the evening cost […]

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A generous teacher organizes an event in memory of a friend’s late daughter

A dance teacher from BURY hosted an epilepsy awareness event in memory of her friend’s daughter. Bury College student Samantha Ahearn tragically died of an epileptic seizure on her graduation day. Allison Bennett, who taught Samantha at Dance One Studios and maintained a friendship with her mother, Lynn, hosted a special day to raise money […]

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Line of Duty event scammers sell ‘£500 tickets’ as Martin Compston warns fans

Sick crooks are selling fake tickets ‘for £500’ for Martin Compston’s Line of Duty charity event in Inverclyde. We told how An Audience with AC-12 will be held at Port Glasgow Town Hall on Saturday March 19 and will feature Martin being interviewed live alongside co-stars Vicky McClure, Adrian Dunbar and show creator Jed Mercury. […]

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St. Baldrick’s Foundation event to raise money to find the best treatments for children with cancer – Oswego County Today

The Oz Brygade cast members pose after their shave. Photo provided by Daniel Witmer. OSWEGO – The St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a voluntary organization dedicated to raising funds for childhood cancer research, will host its 16th annual St. Baldrick’s Day in Oswego County at the Best Western Plus Oswego Hotel and Conference Center on Sunday, April […]

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Portsmouth Business Exchange hosts its first networking event of the year

Portsmouth Business Exchange held its first face-to-face networking event since the start of the pandemic at the Village Hotel, providing attendees with guest speaker talks and the chance to briefly showcase their businesses and grow their networks over lunch buffet. The non-profit organization and networking group has been around for over 15 years and was […]

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Derrick Thomas Jr. Hosts Comedy Charity Event in Honor of His Dad

Derrick Thomas Jr. hosts a comedy charity event on the anniversary of his father’s death for charity to raise money for the Third & Long Foundation. Twenty-two years have passed since the tragic day Chiefs Kingdom received the news that Derrick Thomas was dead. A family man, humanitarian and one of the greatest pass throwers […]

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A 12-hour pool event planned to raise funds for Theo’s Journey

A kind-hearted snooker player from Knutsford hosts an impressive 12-hour fundraiser to support the family of a youngster with a rare genetic condition. Victory Hall member Mike Roylance will be taking part in a snooker marathon from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and will not leave the table all day. He organized the challenge to […]

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The Ringwood Pedal Car Grand Prix event will return this summer after a two-year hiatus due to the Covid pandemic

AFTER a two-year hiatus due to Covid, the Ringwood Pedal Car Grand Prix will return this year, it has been revealed. More than 40 racing outfits will compete on Sunday July 10, the event’s Facebook page confirmed, adding: “After a two-year Covid-enforced hiatus, the British Pedal Car Grand Prix will return to central London. town […]

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When the Pigs Fly BBQ event comes to Cape Girardeau

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) – Teams from across the region and beyond traveled to the Smokin Brothers When Pigs Fly BBQ Bash event in Cape Girardeau this weekend. Dozens of teams competed for the best steaks and pork chops as first responders battled each other for the best barbecue in the Heroes Cup. “It’s phenomenal […]

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Colchester Spiritual Event raises funds for Mid and North East Essex Mind

STOCK IMAGE: Unsplash/ Kayla Mrais Submitted by Mid and North East Essex Mind An Essex woman organized a community event in Colchester to raise money for a local mental health charity. Susie Valerie hosts an afternoon of spiritual healing initiation sessions, readings and an opportunity to browse locally handcrafted items. The ‘Let’s get Spiritual’ event […]

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Mowing ‘in the blood’ of family at heart of Southland event

Evan Harding / Stuff Patsy Shirley and her daughter Megan Shirley at the Southland Community Shears North event on Friday. The Shirley family have played a key role in keeping the event going for the past 20 years. Patsy Shirley watches the shearers get to work Friday at a southern wool shed. The Northern Southland […]

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Watch Bono perform “Running To Stand Still” at the annual Dublin event

Bono took part in an annual charity busking event in Dublin last night (December 24), performing U2’s “Running To Stand Still”. Every Christmas Eve, musicians take to the city’s Grafton Street to perform and raise money for local charities fighting to end homelessness. The event is hosted by Glen Hansard and has been around for […]