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Press Releases in Charity

UWC, the global education movement, launches campaign to raise 100 scholarships per year for refugee students - US-based campus to participate, if refugee immigration ban is lifted

[PRESSWIRE] Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina - 08 February, 2017 -- UWC (United World Colleges), the global education movement, has committed to raise funds for 100 scholarships per year for refugee students to attend one of its 17 UWC schools worldwide. The UWC Refugee Initiative has been set up as a concrete response to the challenge many refugees face in gaining access to world-class secondary education due to their politically insecure status.

Global Leaders Launch Council to Help End Malaria

 [PRESSWIRE] DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 20, 2017 -- Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Ray Chambers, the United Nations Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Health in Agenda 2030 and for Malaria, today announced the launch of the End Malaria Council, a group of influential public and private sector leaders who aim to ensure malaria eradication remains a top global priority.

How a Chance Meeting in Miami turned into a White Knight Delivery for 500 Families in Venezuela

[PRESSWIRE] London, United Kingdom - 16.12.16 -- While on a business trip in Miami, Institute Managing Partner Anton Kreil and Senior Trading Mentor Raj Malhotra had a chance meeting with a Soft Commodities Exporter that turned into a White Knight Food Delivery for 500 families in Venezuela.

Donor-Advised Funds closing in on £1 billion for charities: grants to charities reach historic levels National Philanthropic Trust UK Report

[PRESSWIRE] London, United Kingdom – 12 December, 2016 -- Today the National Philanthropic Trust UK (NPT-UK) published UK’s first ever donor-advised fund (DAF – charitable savings account) report. It shows charitable assets held in these accounts is reaching £1 billion in the UK – the highest ever.

Carly Paoli's single 'My Christmas Dream Is You' receives huge support from both Everton and Man Utd fans at Goodison Park

[PRESSWIRE] London, United Kingdom - 5 December, 2016 -- Everton and Manchester United came together in support of Carly Paoli’s Charity Christmas record for North West based charity ‘When You Wish Upon a Star’, which grants wishes for children with life threatening illnesses. The football world is banging the drum for this wonderful record in aid of charity.

National Philanthropic Trust UK Calls on Europe’s Philanthropists to set up a Donor Advised Fund (DAF) for #GivingTuesday

[PRESSWIRE] London, UK – 25 November, 2016 -- Europe has inherited the US shopping spree “Black Friday”, “Cyber Monday”, and the altruistic/balancing pre-Christmas charitable, “Giving Tuesday”.  Today National Philanthropic Trust UK (NPT-UK) advises people to be strategic in their charitable giving and predicts Europe will again follow US trends with record use of Donor Advised Funds (DAFs – charitable savings account) for 2016. Total grants from DAFs to charities reached a record $14.52 billion in the US in 2016*. DAF accounts now outnumber private foundations by three to one and are the fastest growing charitable giving vehicles – bar none.

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