George Kettani, the head of Lebanon’s Red Cross, said: “What we are witnessing is a huge catastrophe. There are victims and casualties everywhere.”
This group of over 100 students spent lockdown volunteering everywhere they could, bringing care packages to frontline workers, as well as support with research and childcare.
After a period of prolonged unemployment for a lot of people during the lockdown, this charity connects donors to those needing to pay their bills. Pandemic of Love has connected thousands to each other in the US as well as the UK.
Your ultimate guide to supporting others during the coronavirus crisis – from keeping food on people's plates to sending hygiene supplies to those in need.
Emma Shepherd, from south Wales, set up the campaign in her village. Here's how you can do it, too.
There are many issues which Farron highlights in his speech about how 'liberal society' appears intolerant of different view and beliefs. However, what yesterday shows in part, is that faith can play a positive role in the public square, as long as it is not cramped out by illiberal liberalism.
That's ten times as much as Labour.
The Tories have piled up £3.8 million in donations in the third week of the election campaign - ten times as much as Labour
The donations were as varied as they were generous. One Muslim-led charity estimated its work over last Ramadan to have helped at least one million people. Other efforts helped those suffering drought in Somaliland and conflict in Syria. There were also local, community focused acts, including soup kitchens for the homeless and aid for those affected by last year's floods in Carlisle.
Theresa May's party accepted nearly £5.5 million in first quarter of 2017.
The Tories accepted more than twice as much as Labour in donations during the first three months of the year, new figures
Like many businesses, we have an ongoing commitment to give back to the community. This year, we felt that turning our attention to those most in need during the cold winter months was the right thing to do.
So wherever you are on Tuesday, let me encourage you to join us in taking time to give, in whatever way is most meaningful to you - to a neighbor in need, to a cause close to your heart, to your local community or to those on the other side of the world.
The key message is that people shouldn't be put off donating to charity because of the actions of a few. However, everyone has a key role to play if we are to keep the role of charities at the heart of society and maintain (or increase!) the high levels of volunteering and donations made by the generous British public.
In my experience, most people with money have no reason to feel guilty or proud, and many are neither particularly smart
We can all be truly thankful that demand for foodbank parcels has, over the last year or so, begun to settle, though only after climbing to a figure of around a million three day parcels a year. It's an extraordinary high level compared with only a few years ago, and one that I would never have imagined we would reach. What seems bizarre though is that some commentators are suggesting this plateau in demand means that the problem of food poverty has gone away. It hasn't. It's too many, and there's no guarantee that it won't rise again soon.
A teenager was left devastated after finding out an anonymous donor who promised her $40,000 to pay for her cancer treatment
Nothing does or will ever justify public library cuts and school library cuts. Library cuts are unacceptable in the twenty-first century, in a modern country like Britain, and they should simply be made unlawful!
More than £600,000 was donated to successful Tory campaigns in key Lib Dem seats during the General Election as they destroyed
This year we mark our 70th anniversary, but like all charities we need to move with the times and embrace new technologies in order to make it easier for people with busy lives to donate at a time convenient to them.