The United Kingdom’s Biggest Annual Charity Events

Save the Children – Christmas Jumper Day The popular annual event involves wearing the most Christmassy jumper to work or school for a £1 or £2 donation to the children’s charity. Cancer Research UK – Dryathlon Similar to Go Sober October, the Dryathlon challenges people to go alcohol-free for a Continue Reading

The United Kingdom’s Biggest Annual Charity Events

Cancer Research UK – Race for Life Originally envisioned as an all-female race, for the first time in its history it welcomed male participants last year. In a series of events participants run, jog or walk various courses: 5-kilometre, 10-kilometre or the ‘Pretty Muddy’ course. Macmillan Cancer Support – World’s Continue Reading

Forbes Top Charities List 2019

According to Forbes’ recently published list of America’s top charities, the biggest players received total donations worth $51.5 billion. Representing a 5% increase from the previous year, the total represents 12% of total charitable contributions, which number $427.7 billion. Forbes’ rankings are determined by private donations made in the latest Continue Reading

Shelter Manchester 10 KM Sleep Walk

As part of its fundraising activities, the homelessness charity Shelter organises numerous events across the country. Shelter’s Sleep Walks are among the charity’s most popular events, with participants from all walks of life. Taking place at night and following a 10 KM route across Manchester, the fundraiser drew large crowds Continue Reading

Hollywood’s Most Charitable Celebrities

Oprah Winfrey Media executive, actress, talk show host and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey’s net worth stands at approximately $3 billion. Raised in rural poverty, Oprah stands as a beacon of entrepreneurial success. That status is matched by her renown for philanthropic work through the Oprah Winfrey Foundation and Oprah’s Angel Network. Continue Reading