Fund-raising

Partner of former patient walks 30 miles to Derriford for Devon Air Ambulance

A freak road traffic incident on the morning of 23rd January 2020 in Heathfield, Newton Abbot changed the life of Karen Barber in an instant.

Now, over a year after the tragic accident, Karen’s partner Steve is taking on his own challenge to raise vital funds for Devon Air Ambulance.

The rapid response of the Devon Air Ambulance crew saved Karen’s life after a quick stop at...

Devon cooks urged to beat cancer with brunch

PEOPLE across Devon are being urged to bite back at cancer by putting Sunday brunch on the menu this autumn.

An array of celebrity chefs, including Jamie Oliver and Tom Kerridge, have joined forces to encourage foodies and fundraisers alike to cook up some cash for Stand Up To Cancer.

The joint fundraising campaign from Cancer Research UK and Channel 4 aims to get new cancer...

NSPCC launches urgent fundraising appeal as its Childline service continues to provide vital lifeline to thousands of worried children

Childline can today reveal it has seen large numbers of children getting in touch due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), carrying out over 1,700 counselling sessions about the issue in the last three weeks alone – bringing the new total up to more than 2,200 since the end of January.

Despite Childline having to close the night service for the first time and having a 30% drop in volunteer...

Tesco Bags of Help looking for grant applications in Plymouth

Community groups and charities in Plymouth are being invited to apply for thousands of pounds’ worth of funding through the Tesco Bags of Help scheme.

Applications are now officially open for 2020, and anyone can nominate groups and charities benefiting local communities. Three groups will be awarded grant amounts of £2,000, £1,000 or £500 every three months.

The scheme sees...

Jo's Trust Fundraising news

Generous Ashfords' people have beaten their charity fund raising target for their chosen charity, Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust.

Staff and partners of the firm pulled out all the stops with fundraising and awareness raising event for Jo's Trust, the only UK charity dedicated to women and their families affected by cervical cancer and cervical abnormalities.

The...