Charity news from the Southern Daily Echo

Time is precious for parents of boy with 'one-of-a-kind' condition

Daily Echo:

10:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

A HAMPSHIRE couple are giving back to a charity that has helped their son who suffers from a one-of-a-kind genetic condition that has stifled his battle against cancer.

Benali's Big Run to fight cancer for five years

Daily Echo: Francis Benali heads for home as his Big Run reaches it's conclusion.

3:43pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

FRANNY Benali’s Big Run has raised enough money to help fund the fight against cancer for the next FIVE years.

Charity coffee shop ‘forced out of town’

Daily Echo:

6:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

IT was set up four years ago to provide a vital lifeline for children in Kenya.

Duchess of Cambridge is royal patron of new sailing charity

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1:26pm Monday 13th October 2014

The Duchess of Cambridge has become royal patron of a new Hampshire sailing charity.

Hundreds to March on Cancer

Daily Echo:

10:23am Friday 10th October 2014

HUNDREDS of people are expected to take the fight to cancer out on to the streets of Hampshire this weekend.

Runners urged to sign up for Marafun

Daily Echo:

10:50am Wednesday 8th October 2014

DISAPPOINTED runners who have missed out on a place at next year’s London Marathon are being urged to consider signing up to take part in Southampton’s very own Marafun events.

British Heart Foundation charity store celebrates birthday

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

12:10pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

A CHARITY store is celebrating its third birthday.

Anyone for cricket - on top of a mountain?

Daily Echo:

11:16am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A WINCHESTER doctor has scaled Africa’s highest mountain to play a record-breaking cricket match at 19,000 feet.

Southampton anti-poverty campaigner stands for Parliament

Daily Echo:

10:41am Monday 29th September 2014

A WELL-known anti-poverty campaigner will bid to “give the voiceless a voice” by standing at next year’s General Election.

Big Run hero Benali to turn out for hospital

Daily Echo: Francis Benali heads for home as his Big Run reaches it's conclusion.

3:34pm Friday 26th September 2014

HE ran to every football stadium in the Premier League, and now Saints legend Francis Benali has set his sights on a Hampshire hospital.

Thousands taking part in Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Daily Echo:

10:37am Friday 26th September 2014

KETTLES are at the ready, cake stands are mounted and coffee is brewing – it’s that time of year again.

Cyclists raise cash for hospice

Daily Echo:

10:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

A TEAM of cyclists have raised thousands of pounds for charity after completing a gruelling 90-mile ride across the county.

Town fundraisers help raise church roof repair funds

Daily Echo:

9:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

CHARITY fundraisers the Alresford Pigs have helped out the town church for its roof repairs.

Sleep rough to help the homeless

Daily Echo:

3:50pm Saturday 20th September 2014

PEOPLE in Southampton are being asked to swap their cosy beds for a sleeping bag to help the homeless.

Charity celebrates 21st anniversary

Daily Echo:

1:50pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A HAMPSHIRE charity that supports vulnerable young people has celebrated its 21st birthday.

Cyclists complete mega charity ride

Daily Echo:

12:45pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A GROUP of cyclists have used their grief at losing loved ones to fuel them on in a 110-mile charity cycle ride.

Dinner dance to raise funds for Poppy Appeal

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3:04pm Friday 19th September 2014

A DINNER dance in aid of the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal will be held at Lyndhurst Community Centre on October 11.

Charity concert will help hospital radio

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:00am Friday 19th September 2014

A CHARITY event in aid of Southampton Hospital Radio is being held this month.

End is finally in sight for Benali's epic 1,000 mile run

Daily Echo:

12:31pm Saturday 13th September 2014

SAINTS chairman Ralph Krueger this morning joined club legend Franny Benali as his epic challenge nears the finish line.

Franny set for heroes welcome as charity challenge nears end

Daily Echo:

6:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

Southampton legend Francis Benali is expecting a warm welcome as he completes his 1,000 charity challenge in Southampton today in aid of a major cancer charity.

Help Saints legend finish mammoth charity challenge

Daily Echo:

10:36am Friday 12th September 2014

A SAINTS legend is set to complete a mammoth charity challenge - and now he needs your support to cross the finish line.

Rock legends back Hampshire fundraiser

Daily Echo: Coldplay

1:19pm Friday 12th September 2014

ROCK superstars Coldplay have given their backing to a fundraising bike ride in Hampshire to help tackle arthritis in children.

Rap star comes to Hampshire

Daily Echo:

4:08pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

ONE of the Britain's most famous rappers came to Hampshire to present an award for the UK's best charity.

VIDEO: Woman makes a boob of her ice bucket challenge

Daily Echo:

8:40am Friday 29th August 2014

A HAMPSHIRE woman has accidentally flashed her breasts while attempting the ice bucket challenge.

Saints boss dishes out a soaking

Daily Echo:

10:11am Friday 29th August 2014

HE’S known for his cool persona on and off the pitch.

Charity eyes city for new £5m cancer centre

Daily Echo:

4:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

A CHARITY wants to build a new £5m cancer centre in Hampshire.

VIDEO: Airport staff take on ice bucket challenge

Daily Echo:

11:04am Thursday 28th August 2014

SOUTHAMPTON Airport staff have become the latest victims of the charity ice bucket dumping craze sweeping the planet.

Mum on mission to boost charity

Daily Echo:

7:40am Sunday 24th August 2014

AFTER two of her children suffered from a life-threatening illness, a mother from Southamp-ton is supporting a charity which helps thousands of patients.

Workers to prove they have the X-Factor in charity challenge

Daily Echo:

1:34pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

A GROUP of Southampton workers including a former X-factor finalist are tackling 1,000m charity climb.

Ice bucket challenge comes to county

Daily Echo:

10:49am Saturday 23rd August 2014

THOUSANDS of people around the world have been pouring litres of icy water over themselves and filming the result.

Daily Echo reporter takes on ice bucket challenge

Daily Echo:

11:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

DAVID Beckham has done it, Justin Bieber has done it and even Jose Mourinho has done it - and now it's the Daily Echo's turn.

Supermarket staff pedal power helps charity

Daily Echo:

10:15am Saturday 23rd August 2014

WORKERS at a Hampshire supermarket have played their part in a ‘Round the World Cycle Challenge’.

Disabled sailor’s tireless efforts to support charity

Daily Echo:

2:59pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

SHE is a blind sailor from Southampton who is doing everything possible to helped people with disabilities.

Train driver goes the extra mile

Daily Echo:

2:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON train driver is the latest nominee in the Daily Echo's Community Star Award.

Pirates descend on city for charity

Daily Echo:

10:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

SWASHBUCKLING fundraisers will tell cancer to walk the plank this weekend as they embark on a charity march through the city.

Father and son embark on groundbreaking stadium mission

Daily Echo:

1:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

A FATHER and son are hoping to follow in the footsteps of Saints legend Francis Benali by completing an epic, 1,750-mile journey to all 20 Premier League grounds across the country.

Bus staff dress down for charity

Daily Echo:

11:24am Saturday 16th August 2014

PASSENGERS helped a national children’s charity when staff at a Southampton coach station dressed down for the day.

Dedicated dad helps inspire young people

Daily Echo:

1:02pm Friday 8th August 2014

HE IS responsible for looking after a Southampton charity for children with disabilities.

Mountain trek for charity

Daily Echo:

5:48pm Thursday 7th August 2014

AFTER being told that he was suffering from a hereditary disease that dashed his hope of serving with the RAF, Curtis Pitter reacted in inspirational style.

More than 1,000 people sign up for half marathon

Daily Echo:

10:56am Monday 4th August 2014

MORE than one thousand people have already signed up to take part in one of the biggest sporting events in Southampton’s recent history.

Police put on sports event for city youngsters

Daily Echo: Owner of Headley company fined £183,000 after "wholly avoidable" death of employee

10:42am Monday 4th August 2014

POLICE support officers organised a fun sports event for Southampton’s youngsters.

Footie star to join in charity race

Daily Echo: WINNING FINALE: Alan Knight

10:39am Monday 4th August 2014

A FORMER footballer, a Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalist and a YouTube star will be special guests at the Isle of Wight Race for All.

Time running out to nominate causes for community cash

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:10am Sunday 3rd August 2014

A COMMUNITY project could get a cash boost – but time is running out to nominate worthy causes.

Cancer support centre set to close

Daily Echo:

5:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

FOR nearly 20 years it has been a lifeline to those suffering from cancer.

Cancer support worker is community hero

Daily Echo:

2:30pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

He is the man who has given cancer sufferers in Hampshire a sense of belonging and lifted their confidence.

City restaurant to host fundraiser

Daily Echo: Two arrested in immigration raid on Indian restaurant

12:33pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

SOUTHAMPTON’s Coriander Lounge restaurant will host a charity buffet lunch on Monday (Aug 4).

Teenagers jumping for joy at charity success

Daily Echo:

10:49am Saturday 2nd August 2014

THESE teenagers are literally jumping for joy having raised thousands of pounds for a little boy who has defied the odds to survive.

Friendly face goes above and beyond for the community

Daily Echo:

1:06pm Friday 1st August 2014

SHE IS always going above and beyond to help the elderly in her community.

City hotel to host charity fashion show

Daily Echo:

12:44pm Friday 1st August 2014

FASHIONISTAS can look forward to a charity fashion show with a difference at a Southampton city centre hotel on Sunday, August 10.

Supermarket teams up with charity

Daily Echo:

11:34am Friday 1st August 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON supermarket has announced its charity partner for 2014.



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