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# charity - Saturday 30 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Inside the surreal world of the migrant ‘Jungle’ at Calais Welcome To The Jungle

Pictures: Inside the surreal world of the migrant ‘Jungle’ at Calais

An entire society has sprung up on the outskirts of the French town, with the refugees living there making the most of the little that they have.

# charity - Friday 15 January, 2016

Everyone’s favourite festive station made a stockingful of charity cash this Christmas

Christmas FM broke its previous fundraising record.

# charity - Sunday 27 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Charity hopes to find homes for kittens abandoned on Christmas Eve – by naming them after Star Wars characters The Force A-kittens

Charity hopes to find homes for kittens abandoned on Christmas Eve – by naming them after Star Wars characters

The seven kittens were left at London’s Wood Green Animal Charity on 24 December.

# charity - Saturday 26 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Charity gives free joints to homeless people on Christmas Eve Denver

Charity gives free joints to homeless people on Christmas Eve

The non-profit organisation said they stunt was an attempt to raise funds for services for homeless people.

# charity - Saturday 19 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This is how eating out at Christmas can help the homeless Streetsmart

This is how eating out at Christmas can help the homeless

StreetSmart is working with restaurants to allow diners to add €2 onto the cost of their meal.

# charity - Thursday 17 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 1,571 Irish children will spend their Christmas in shelters Annual Report

1,571 Irish children will spend their Christmas in shelters

The number of people in emergency accommodation is nearly double what it was this time last year.

From TheJournal.ie ‘It is a very humbling thing to act as a channel for people’s good will’ Black Santa

‘It is a very humbling thing to act as a channel for people’s good will’

The annual Black Santa appeal is kicking off in Dublin today.

# charity - Monday 14 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 8 things no one tells you about getting older Sponsored By Alone

8 things no one tells you about getting older

How much do you know about getting older?

# charity - Monday 7 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Iconic Windmill Lane graffiti wall to be auctioned off for Movember End Of An Era This post contains videos

Iconic Windmill Lane graffiti wall to be auctioned off for Movember

U2, the Rolling Stones and Sinéad O’Connor all recorded at the studio.

From TheJournal.ie ‘This Christmas Day there will be women in brothels around the country’ Sex Trafficking

‘This Christmas Day there will be women in brothels around the country’

Prostitution charity Ruhama found an increase in the women accessing its services last year.

# charity - Saturday 5 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Have any unwanted Lego? Here’s how it can pay for sick children to be cared for Currency

Have any unwanted Lego? Here’s how it can pay for sick children to be cared for

The Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation plan on selling the Lego to fund care for children with severe to profound disabilities.

# charity - Friday 4 December, 2015

Is Mark Zuckerberg trying to avoid tax by giving away billions to charity?

He’s out defending the move.

# charity - Thursday 3 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie CRC ‘does not have the means’ to repay €3 million to fundraising arm Pension Top-ups

CRC ‘does not have the means’ to repay €3 million to fundraising arm

The money covered the pensions of senior staff, including funding a €747,000 pension paid to an ex-CEO.

# charity - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Mark Zuckerberg is giving away $45 billion Like

Mark Zuckerberg is giving away $45 billion

That’s around €42 billion.

# charity - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Meet the woman trying to bring Christmas to homeless people Hampers

Meet the woman trying to bring Christmas to homeless people

She needs your help to make it happen.

# charity - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish people are the third most generous in Europe Revealed

Irish people are the third most generous in Europe

A study has found that three out of five Irish people helped a stranger in the last month.

# charity - Friday 6 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Leading NGOs say ‘government wrangling’ has delayed action on the homelessness crisis Rising Rents

Leading NGOs say ‘government wrangling’ has delayed action on the homelessness crisis

Government ministers are being called “to set ideology aside and respond to the reality that confronts us”.

# charity - Sunday 18 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you trust door-to-door charity fundraisers? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you trust door-to-door charity fundraisers?

An investigation revealed some worrying practices by one company which works on behalf of an Irish charity.

# charity - Sunday 11 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘I remember the whole thing. I dived in and hit the bottom of the pool. I knew something was wrong’ Opinion

‘I remember the whole thing. I dived in and hit the bottom of the pool. I knew something was wrong’

Last summer while Jonathan Ranson was on a J1 visa in San Diego, he broke his neck in a swimming accident. Here he opens up about his recovery and returning to college.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Devastating and incredible’: Irish volunteers on life in the Jungle Refugee Crisis

‘Devastating and incredible’: Irish volunteers on life in the Jungle

“You’re in France and within five or six steps you’re walking into a third world country.”

# charity - Saturday 10 October, 2015

From The42 From coast to coast – this man is running from one side of the country to the other in 5 days Coast To Coast

# charity - Friday 9 October, 2015

From The42 ‘It’s 30 grown men running around a field chasing a ball, you can’t take it too seriously’ Follower Of Fashion

‘It’s 30 grown men running around a field chasing a ball, you can’t take it too seriously’

Jack McCaffrey has learned to realise there’s more to life than football.

# charity - Friday 2 October, 2015

From The42 Fergie and Beckham to be reunited at Old Trafford once more Charity

Fergie and Beckham to be reunited at Old Trafford once more

For one night only.

# charity - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie These counties have highest number of drivers dodging penalty points by making donations Penalty Points

These counties have highest number of drivers dodging penalty points by making donations

The Department of Justice has reported that 1,526 drivers avoided penalty points by donating to the court poor box from January 2014- May 2015.

# charity - Monday 14 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Charity box with hundreds of euro for refugee crisis stolen from Dublin burrito bar Theft

Charity box with hundreds of euro for refugee crisis stolen from Dublin burrito bar

It is estimated the collection box had up to €450 in it.

# charity - Monday 7 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Packing up after Electric Picnic? Here’s how to donate your tent towards the refugee crisis Appeal

Packing up after Electric Picnic? Here’s how to donate your tent towards the refugee crisis

Volunteers will be on hand at information points in each campsite to take your tent off your hands.

# charity - Saturday 5 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Dubliners got a chance to see what life is really like in Syria Migrant Crisis

Dubliners got a chance to see what life is really like in Syria

The video was harrowing.

# charity - Friday 21 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie One car, 20 countries and 14,500km: These five guys have just arrived in Mongolia from Dublin Epic Journey

# charity - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Husband makes heartwarming tribute to late wife with seven kilometres of sunflowers Take A Break

Husband makes heartwarming tribute to late wife with seven kilometres of sunflowers

Don Jaquish’s wife Babbette passed away in November last year.

From TheJournal.ie “We believed that he was the strongest boy in the world; we did not want to let him go” Make A Wish

“We believed that he was the strongest boy in the world; we did not want to let him go”

145 children had their wishes granted last year.

# charity - Monday 17 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man who visited children’s hospitals dressed as Batman killed in car crash RIP

Man who visited children’s hospitals dressed as Batman killed in car crash

Lenny Robinson spent thousands of dollars visiting sick children.

# charity - Friday 14 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Cork woman leaves local hospice €173,000 in her will despite never living there Good Will

Cork woman leaves local hospice €173,000 in her will despite never living there

Catherine Courtney passed away last year.

# charity - Monday 10 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This man’s hilarious and touching account of having cancer is raising thousands for charity Just Give

This man’s hilarious and touching account of having cancer is raising thousands for charity

John Underwood’s tweets are, by turns, funny, heartbreaking and inspiring.

# charity - Sunday 9 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Sure, they look pretty – but charity balloon releases are killing birds and dolphins

Sure, they look pretty – but charity balloon releases are killing birds and dolphins

Because what goes up has to come down sometime.

# charity - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Facebook billionaire gives millions of ‘no strings attached’ cash to poor people Like And Share

Facebook billionaire gives millions of ‘no strings attached’ cash to poor people

Could direct payments to those who need it most be the way forward?

# charity - Friday 31 July, 2015

From The42 How a near death experience led to a cycle of depression then the Cycle for Life Aware

How a near death experience led to a cycle of depression then the Cycle for Life

Cormac Ryan is cycling Ireland to raise awareness and funds for a number of charities.

# charity - Monday 27 July, 2015

From The42 Cancer survivors set to star in unique GAA event Surviors

Cancer survivors set to star in unique GAA event

The Professor Hollywood Memorial Cup is in its second year.

# charity - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

From The42 A moon boot didn’t stop one GAA star doing the #PressUpChamp Challenge Charity

A moon boot didn’t stop one GAA star doing the #PressUpChamp Challenge

Well done John Heslin and Westmeath.

# charity - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

From The42 Disgraced Lance Armstrong back on the Tour de France route Controversial

Disgraced Lance Armstrong back on the Tour de France route

The president of the UCI has warned that the American cyclist “may not get quite the welcome he would like”.

# charity - Saturday 4 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Rehab boss won’t ask for a raise, but will she lower her salary? Mo Flynn

Rehab boss won’t ask for a raise, but will she lower her salary?

She currently earns €140,000.

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