Girl’s brain tumour battle sparks international fundraiser challenge for specialist charity

Bermudians have signed up for an international fundraiser for a brain tumour research charity after an island teenager’s story of medical treatment for the life-threatening condition was shared online among millions around the world. Lisa Winterman, a personal trainer and fitness instructor, was inspired by the story of her friend Katie Berry, who stepped down last…

Girl, 6, to climb Snowdon in animal rescue fundraiser

Megan wanted to “do something big” to help the centre after she saw its work with injured hedgehogs. A young girl is to climb Snowdon to help raise money for an animal rescue centre after she saw their work with injured hedgehogs. Six-year-old Megan from Nottinghamshire said she wanted to “do something big” and asked…

High school senior hoping to raise $50k in 50 days for cancer research

As part of the Basha High Schoolers Senior Project, one student is using her social media skills, as well as some good old-fashion cold calling, to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. CHANDLER, Ariz. (KNXV) — For Alexis Lu, it’s the memory of her grandpa and his loving spirit that’s motivating her to raise…

Captain America coming to Naples for a charity event

The Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples will host its 2022 Night at the Museum gala. NAPLES, Fla. — The Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples will host its 2022 Night at the Museum gala. Actor Anthony Mackie, who is known as the new Captain America, will be attending the event. The theme of the night will…

Fundraiser launched by 5 living ex-presidents will benefit Irma victims

“One hundred percent of funds donated to the Florida Disaster Fund will go toward disaster-related response and recovery because the fund has no overhead costs,” One America Appeal said in a press release on Sunday. The five living presidents — Barack … Source: Fundraiser launched by 5 living ex-presidents will benefit Irma victims