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.
£900k community funding for south Tyrone
Published: Tuesday, 13 May 2014
A funding package worth £900k is being invested in communities, sports and events over the next year by Dungannon & South Tyrone Borough Council.
Harry announces Joss Stone as ambassador
Published: Thursday, 08 May 2014
Prince Harry named singer Joss Stone as the celebrity ambassador for his Sentebale charity during the organisation's 10th anniversary celebrations on Wednesday.
NI women help rehouse Indian family
Published: Tuesday, 29 April 2014
An Indian mother, who dreamed of bringing up her children in a home that wasn't a shack, has had her wish come true thanks to a group of women from Northern Ireland.
Dench sponsors dog for Co Down charity
Published: Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Dame Judi Dench has made a personal donation to a local guide dog charity as a thank you to the Co Down residents who welcomed her while she was filming the hit movie Philomena.
Sleeping Beauty visits young patients
Published: Tuesday, 15 April 2014
The young patients at the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children had a special visit from Sleeping Beauty on Tuesday.
One week to go for Spirit of NI entries
Published: Monday, 14 April 2014
If you know someone who deserves a Spirit of NI award, there is just one week left to nominate.
1,000 runners muck in for good cause
Published: Sunday, 13 April 2014
Runners braved some seriously mucky conditions in the name of charity on Sunday as Mud Madness returned to Foymore Lodge in Portadown.
Ed Sheeran's charity haul sells out
Published: Monday, 07 April 2014
Ed Sheeran raised more than £1,000 for good causes over the weekend as clothing he donated to a charity shop in his hometown sold out in just 30 minutes.
Belfast mayor to live on £5 for a week
Published: Monday, 31 March 2014
Lord Mayor of Belfast Máirtín Ó Muilleoir is set to live on a budget of just £1 a day for five days to support a campaign to end extreme poverty.
'No make-up selfies' adopt polar bears
Published: Wednesday, 26 March 2014
Women posting photos of themselves online without make-up has raised millions for a cancer charity, but some people ended up accidentally enquiring about adopting a polar bear instead.
Kemp launches NI trafficking charity
Published: Friday, 21 March 2014
A new organisation, dedicated to the support of people whose lives have been impacted by human trafficking, has been officially launched by Extreme World host Ross Kemp.
Special schools star in Fashion Week
Published: Thursday, 20 March 2014
Seven special schools from Belfast came together to take part in Belfast Fashion Week at City Hall on Thursday.
Ladies bare all for cancer awareness
Published: Thursday, 20 March 2014
An online campaign prompting women to post a make-up free 'selfie' on social media for cancer awareness has boosted donations to Cancer Research UK in the past 24 hours.
Beyoncé teams up with Dublin charity
Published: Wednesday, 05 March 2014
Global superstar Beyoncé has teamed up with a number of charities from across Europe - including Dublin's Simon Community.
City Hall to host NI Hospice Violet Ball
Published: Thursday, 20 February 2014
Belfast City Hall is set to host a glamorous charity ball in aid of the Northern Ireland Hospice, featuring an exclusive performance by Brian Kennedy and the chance to bid for a Snow Patrol guitar.
Spirit of NI awards launched
Published: Tuesday, 11 February 2014
The search is on to find and honour Northern Ireland's unsung heroes as this year's Specsavers Spirit of Northern Ireland Awards are launched.
Safer crossing campaign for Ballymoney
Published: Thursday, 06 February 2014
A group of young people with learning disabilities are campaigning to make a crossing safer for them in Ballymoney, Co Antrim.

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