Tory School Cuts Force Parents To Crowdfund For Whiteboards

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 02.06.2017 | UK Politics

Tory education cuts are forcing parents to turn to crowdfunding websites to help pay for school basics from whiteboards and computers to playgrounds a...

How We're Helping The Hospital That Saved So Many In The Tunisian Terror Attack

Tony Callaghan | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK
Tony Callaghan

Within a split second everything had changed and suddenly gunfire echoed along the beach. People were screaming in terror and running in a desperate panic to find safety. Nobody really knows how to react when terror hits.

Terminally Ill Oxford Student Set To Travel The World After Friends Raise More Than £30,000

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education

An Oxford student with terminal bone cancer given just six months to live is set to travel the world after his friends and family raised more than £3...

We Wanted to Show the People Living in the Calais Camps That People in Britain Do Care

Diane Fotheringham | Posted 10.08.2016 | UK
Diane Fotheringham

It's been wonderful to see how much grassroots support there is out there and is a wonderful demonstration of how the British people can work together to transform people power into donations and support. We plan to embark on the 500-mile journey from Glasgow on 11 August and intend to return two days later, after donating the supplies.

Teen Shaves Her Head For Charity But Barred From School Unless She Wears A Wig

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A 15-year-old student who shaved her head to raise money for charity in memory of her grandfather has been told she will be excluded from school unles...

Charity Cyclist Killed In Accident Receives Thousands Of Donations

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK

UPDATE: More than three thousand individual donations have now been made with the total raised exceeding £40,000. The charity page for a father...

London Battlehack

John Lunn | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
John Lunn

110 developers rocked up to One Canada Square, Canary Wharf recently for the London-leg of the PayPal search to find the best hackers across ten of the world's coolest cities.

Which Religion Gives The Most To Charity?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.10.2013 | UK

SEE ALSO: 'Which Religion Cares Most About The Homeless?': Man Divides Begging Bowls By Faith (PICTURE) Muslims give more to charity than other rel...

LOOK: Inspirational Winners At JustGiving 2013 Awards

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 12.04.2013 | UK

It was a sign that the evening was going to be different to the usual awards events I'd attended when I found myself sat next to 'Blind Dave' at the 2...

WATCH: Charity Fundraisers Feted At JustGiving Awards

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.04.2013 | UK

Fundraisers who have raised thousands for charities are to be honoured at the JustGiving Awards ceremony on Thursday evening and you can watch it all ...

Claire Squires Leads Nominations For Justgiving Awards

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 11.04.2013 | UK

A seven-year-old boy who raised more than £2,000 for the emergency services that rescued him, a committed fundraiser who died whilst running the Lond...

Laughing at Disability

Richard Herring | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK Comedy
Richard Herring

Let's face it, we've all heard people making fun of disability. Some comedians even make a habit of making disabled people the butt of cruel, thoughtless jokes. It's not that we can't joke about the subject, but the challenge is to get people to think, to consider the point that comedians are trying to make - the reality behind the humour.

My Award-Winning Charity Challenge

Richard Parks | Posted 16.04.2013 | Home
Richard Parks

I was immensely proud that my challenge raised funds in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care. They're are an awesome charity and as many people at some point in their lives are affected by cancer I think people were not only inspired by my efforts during the expedition but really believed in the cause I was trying to help along the way.

POLL: Vote For Celebrity Fundraiser Of The Year

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.03.2013 | UK

What do Rebecca Adlington, Nell McAndrew and Richard Herring all have in common and what have they got to do with The Huffington Post UK? They're t...

Young Teacher's Tragic Posthumous Single Makes iTunes Charts

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 21.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A posthumous Stevie Wonder cover, recorded by young teacher who tragically lost his battle with cancer last year, has been released on iTunes and has ...

Huge Helpings Of Generosity: School-Dinner Blog Raises £100k

PA | Posted 22.06.2012 | UK

A schoolgirl who was banned by her council from blogging about her school meals has helped raise £100,000 for a charity that feeds poverty-stricken c...

Claire Squires Raises £1m For Samaritans

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK

Claire Squires, who collapsed and died during the London Marathon, has raised £1 million for the Samaritans after more than 50,000 members of the pub...

Family Set Date For Claire Squires Funeral

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.04.2012 | UK

Charity runner Claire Squires, who collapsed and died during the London Marathon, will be buried next week alongside her brother, the Church of Englan...

Claire Squires Was 'Running To Raise Money In Memory Of Dead Brother'

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 25.04.2012 | UK

Claire Squires, the runner who collapsed and died during the London Marathon, was competing to raise money for the Samaritans in memory of her brother...

Donations Surpass £200k For Charity Of Tragic Marathon Runner

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.04.2012 | UK

Donations to the charity supported by Claire Squires, an "inspirational" runner who collapsed and died during the London Marathon, have surpassed £20...

London Marathon Runner Who Died Near Finish Line Named

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.04.2012 | UK

The London Marathon runner who collapsed and died at the end of yesterday's race has been named online as Claire Squires. The 30-year-old hairdress...