buy.at are proud to present a great new charity programme on the network; Plan UK.
Plan UK is a child-centred community development agency with no religious and political affiliations, enabling families and communities in the poorest countries to make lasting improvements to the lives of their children.
The European Union is offering grants to youth organisations which wish to develop stronger European relatons. The programme supports the permanent activities of bodies pursuing an aim of general European interest in the field of youth or an objective which is part of the European Union's policy in that area.
A race begins today between Ireland's top investment houses that will raise over ‚€100,000 for disability charity Rehab. The Rehab Great Investment Race has netted over ‚€500,000 since it began in 2001.
A Roy Keane Manchester United jersey has been sold at a charity auction in Cork for ‚€4,000. The former Irish skipper has donated one of his last Man United shirts to the church he was baptized in to help generate funds for renovations to the building.
As the hammer came down on the jersey, Keano's parish priest Fr Robert Young thanked him for his support.
The U.S. government has pledged $13.5 million to the International Fund for Ireland. The fund, which assists in the development of economic and social schemes, is designed to supplement the peace process.
The Irish Charity Tax Reform Group in a pre-budget submission has called for the minimum threshold for donations qualifying for tax relief to be reduced from ‚€250 to ‚€100, and to extend the current tax relief to cover non-cash gifts, such as shares.
A young Dubliner while at home sick from school came up with an idea to raise money for charity which raised over ‚€80,000 for the Irish Red Cross and Turning the Tide Suicide group. While watching Pope John Paul's funeral on TV he had the idea of raising money for charity by selling wristbands with the late pope's phrase 'Be Not Afraid' written on them.
The Department for Social Development iin Northern Ireland is seeking applications for its £3m Modernisation Fund by 10 January 2006. The fund is directed at existing charities, voluntary and community organisations (or partnerships of organisations) and social economy enterprises that are already involved in delivering services.
KERRY'S largest charity event, the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle, was embroiled in controversy last week after one of the charities nominated to receive money from the fundraiser declined to accept a cheque at the event's annual dinner dance.
The Irish Cancer Society's Daffodil Day has not reached its intended target in 2005 and is below the figure for 2004. Daffodil Day is the largest annual fundraising event run by the Irish Cancer Society to raise money for people with cancer.