Charities

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‘Huge win’ for charities as Coalition declines to appeal landmark case
Decision gives sector greater freedom to engage with the political process without threat to funding, advocates say

Christopher Knaus

20, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Mental health charity declines donation from Jamie Lynn Spears
Britney Spears’s younger sister has had her offer to give proceeds from her forthcoming book to the non-profit organisation This Is My Brave turned down

Alison Flood

20, Oct, 2021 @11:37 AM

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Youth homelessness has risen 40% in five years, says UK charity
Centrepoint estimates 121,000 homeless or at risk, with analysis showing black people disproportionally affected

Aamna Mohdin and Tobi Thomas

18, Oct, 2021 @10:37 AM

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‘Grown men come in here crying’: how Tory cuts have hit Blackpool hard
While the party conference ponders poverty, the town’s most deprived face being £1,000 a year worse off

Helen Pidd North of England editor

05, Oct, 2021 @6:01 PM

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Guardian angel: a Syrian feeding the homeless who dreams of his own street food van
In our new column, in which we make nice things happen for nice people, Khaled Wakkaa starts to turn his passion into a livelihood

Sirin Kale, the Guardian Angel

02, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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I call on the world to help my son, an aid worker wrongfully imprisoned by Israel | Khalil El Halabi
Mohammad El Halabi has been detained for five years without trial, says Khalil El Halabi, a former UNRWA education supervisor

Khalil El Halabi

30, Sep, 2021 @11:00 AM

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UK’s new £500m winter hardship fund branded as ‘sticking plaster’
Charities and Labour call grants for struggling families an ‘11th-hour bid to save face’ as furlough and benefit cuts loom

Patrick Butler and Jasper Jolly

30, Sep, 2021 @10:53 AM

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‘Keeps us going’: how Foodbank is helping international students survive Melbourne’s lockdown
The line outside the charity’s CBD pop-up pantry isn’t showing any signs of shrinking

Matilda Boseley

29, Sep, 2021 @11:07 PM

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Coalition’s planned crackdown on charities should be scrapped, Liberal-led committee finds
Proposed changes threaten free speech and give regulator overly broad powers, committee says

Christopher Knaus

29, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Record $5bn donation to protect nature could herald new green era of giving
Philanthropists pledge to protect 30% of land and sea by 2030, as the planet’s health climbs the charity agenda

Patrick Greenfield

29, Sep, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Tim Costello lauds ruling allowing charities to lobby for political change
Ruling on Global Citizen’s status in Australia expected to embolden sector to pursue political change

Christopher Knaus

26, Sep, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Spinach stew, okra dip: taste of home on menu at refugee chef school
Thanks to £200,000 of crowdfunding, the Migrateful charity, which helps migrants get on their feet, now has a permanent base in London

Robyn Vinter

26, Sep, 2021 @8:15 AM

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