Charity offers hope for Zambia
Published: Tuesday, 23 September 2014
With the UK government matching every donation made to Concern's Hunger Stops Here campaign until December, UTV has visited Zambia - a country with a major nutrition crisis - to see how hope can grow even in the poorest places.
Jackson planning Christmas charity single
Published: Monday, 22 September 2014
Samuel L. Jackson is hoping to release a star-studded charity record this Christmas.
Unsung heroes praised by Lord Mayor
Published: Saturday, 20 September 2014
Lord Mayor Nichola Mallon has paid tribute to some of the city's 'unsung heroes' during her installation dinner at Belfast City Hall on Saturday.
UTV stars in charity takeover
Published: Thursday, 11 September 2014
UTV's Sarah Travers and Julian Simmons will be taking over the running of the James Street Action Cancer charity shop in Cookstown next week as part of Business in the Community's Cares Shops' Challenge.
O'Dowd reveals baby news with ice stunt
Published: Thursday, 28 August 2014
Irish actor Chris O'Dowd told fans he is preparing to become a first-time father while taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
Attenborough family in charity plea
Published: Wednesday, 27 August 2014
Lord Richard Attenborough's family have asked fans who want to pay tribute to the Oscar winner to make a donation to the care home where he spent his final years.
Ice needed after bucket challenge fail
Published: Tuesday, 26 August 2014
A girl from Drogheda was almost knocked out cold after her ice bucket challenge went painfully wrong.
Sarandon calls on Bowie for ice stunt
Published: Monday, 25 August 2014
Reclusive rock legend David Bowie has been challenged to take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by his former lover Susan Sarandon.
Belfast shows its true 'colours'
Published: Sunday, 24 August 2014
Thousands of people descended on Belfast for the annual Colour Run through the city's Titanic Quarter.
Cowell makes X Factor ice nominations
Published: Thursday, 21 August 2014
X Factor supremo Simon Cowell has chuckled his way through his ice bucket challenge while on board a yacht, before nominating his fellow judges Louis, Cheryl and Mel B.
Cruise hit with eight buckets of ice
Published: Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Tom Cruise braced the cold as eight buckets of icy water were poured over his head when he undertook the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Tuesday on behalf of the cast of Mission: Impossible 5.
George Bush 'iced' after Rory challenge
Published: Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Former US president George W Bush has been drenched with icy water by his wife Laura, after a nomination by Co Down golfer Rory McIlroy to take part in the charity craze sweeping the internet.
Rory and Tiger tackle the ice bucket
Published: Tuesday, 19 August 2014
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy and US star Tiger Woods are among the latest famous faces lining up to take on the ice bucket challenge in aid of charity.
Eamonn 'helps' Ruth with ice challenge
Published: Monday, 18 August 2014
The ice bucket challenge has been taking the internet by storm, but when television stars throw down the gauntlet to each other, things are bound to get frosty - as Ruth Langsford found out.
Bereavement charity receives £700k boost
Published: Wednesday, 06 August 2014
A local charity which supports families who have lost loved ones has been awarded almost £700k in funding.
Derry street becomes huge water slide
Published: Friday, 25 July 2014
Plans have been unveiled for a rather unusual outdoor event which will see a street in Londonderry turned into a giant water slide.
Millions raised for DiCaprio's charity
Published: Thursday, 24 July 2014
Stars including singers Bono, Robin Thicke and supermodel Cara Delevingne helped raise more than £14m for Leonardo DiCaprio's charity at a party in St. Tropez, France on Wednesday.
McGregor calls to save S. Sudan children
Published: Thursday, 10 July 2014
Actor Ewan Mcgregor fears South Sudan is on the brink of a massive famine, with the lives of thousands of children at risk.
Lottery funding in NI reaches £1bn
Published: Tuesday, 08 July 2014
National Lottery funding for Northern Ireland projects has passed the £1bn mark.
Bumper ball falls for UTV's McAlinden
Published: Monday, 07 July 2014
Belfast's first outdoor bumper football tournament lived up to its name at the weekend, as UTV's Colm McAlinden found out first-hand.
Bono slams Apple for campaign snub
Published: Tuesday, 24 June 2014
U2 frontman Bono is calling out bosses at Apple for not sufficiently promoting their partnership with his global non-profit organisation, (RED).
Stars come out for Jackson's charity gala
Published: Monday, 16 June 2014
Stars including Colin Firth, Jeremy Piven and Luke Evans turned out to support Samuel L. Jackson at his cancer charity gala in London on Sunday night.
One Direction meet sick fans at Wembley
Published: Tuesday, 10 June 2014
Boyband One Direction concluded weeks of good deeds on Sunday by meeting with a group of sick youngsters at London's Wembley Stadium ahead of their final show at the venue.
Beckham signs on as wildlife ambassador
Published: Monday, 09 June 2014
David Beckham has been named an ambassador for Prince William's new wildlife charity.
Rest of World team triumph at Soccer Aid
Published: Sunday, 08 June 2014
Welsh actor Michael Sheen's Rest of the World team was victorious over an all-star England squad at the 2014 Soccer Aid charity match on Sunday.
Robbie Williams pulls out of Soccer Aid
Published: Friday, 06 June 2014
Former Take That star Robbie Williams has pulled out of playing in this weekend's Soccer Aid celebrity match in Manchester due to a back injury.
Homelessness 'can happen to anyone'
Published: Wednesday, 04 June 2014
A young Belfast woman, who spent years sofa-surfing without a permanent home, is throwing a spotlight on what she sees as a new face of homelessness.
Cookstown man's charity cooker push
Published: Monday, 02 June 2014
A businessman from Cookstown is planning to push a cooker around Northern Ireland for charity.
Spirit of Northern Ireland winners announced
Published: Sunday, 01 June 2014
The spotlight fell on ordinary people who have quietly achieved the extraordinary at this year's Sunday Life/Specsavers Spirit of Northern Ireland Awards.
100 sleep rough for charity
Published: Sunday, 01 June 2014
More than 100 people are sleeping rough at Belfast City Hall for 24 hours to raise awareness of homelessness in Northern Ireland.
Niall Horan raises £300K for charity
Published: Tuesday, 27 May 2014
One Direction's Niall Horan raised more than £300,000 for good causes with his star-studded charity football match.
DiCaprio auctions off space trip
Published: Friday, 23 May 2014
Leonardo DiCaprio raised nearly $1 million (£625,000) by auctioning off a trip to outer space with him at the amfAR Gala in Cannes, France on Thursday.
Pitt hosts star-studded charity gala
Published: Monday, 19 May 2014
Brad Pitt brought Hollywood to New Orleans, Louisiana on Saturday for a gala fundraiser in support of his foundation.
Charity sale of pink Giro road signs
Published: Thursday, 15 May 2014
Pink road signs erected along the Giro d'Italia route have gone on sale to aid the charity Oxfam.
Charity warns about child homelessness
Published: Wednesday, 14 May 2014
More than one in four children surveyed in Northern Ireland have thought about running away - with half admitting to spending a night away from home without telling their parents, a charity has said.

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