Seahawks fans donate to Detroit Lions charities following playoff berth

Seahawks fans are paying the Detroit Lions back through personal charitable donations after the latter defeated Green Bay Sunday night. Source: Seahawks fans donate to Detroit Lions charities following playoff berth

Local women pool funds for charities

A new philanthropic initiative kicking off in Addison County this month could $40,000 or more to local nonprofits by the end of the year. Source: Local women pool funds for charities – Addison Independent

Sean Connery Foundation to donate millions in Scotland and the Bahamas

Sir Sean Connery’s family has launched a new foundation to honour his legacy by distributing millions of pounds in Scotland and his adopted home of the Bahamas. The Sean Connery Foundation, announced to coincide with the second anniversary of the James Bond star’s death, will focus on supporting education and ocean conservation projects in the…

Nurse runs five marathons to raise money for cancer charity

A uro-oncology nurse consultant has completed five marathons in the run up to her 50th birthday to support The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity. Netty Kinsella, who works at The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, completed four marathons solo and then was joined in her fifth and final marathon by some of her colleagues from the urology…

Meet the woman set to become an elf 24 hours a day for charity

Elf on the Shelf is set to come to life in December to raise funds and awareness of the vital work of a charity. Eccleshall’s Sylvia Keris is busy completing all her elf checks ahead of dressing up as Buddy for 24 hours a day in December. It means, as she goes about her everyday…