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.
U2 charity song raises almost £2m
Published: Tuesday, 04 February 2014
Irish rockers U2 have raised almost £2m after releasing a free track for the AIDS awareness campaign, (RED).
Rugby stars support Africa Mission
Published: Thursday, 30 January 2014
Ulster Rugby Stars Ruan Pienaar and Johann Muller are backing a cross-community project which is seeing young people cross the peace lines to carry out charitable work in South Africa.
Duffy honoured for autism fundraising
Published: Thursday, 30 January 2014
Boyzone singer Keith Duffy has been honoured for his long-running work with autism charities.
Volunteer open day at scenic gardens
Published: Friday, 24 January 2014
As a £6m restoration project for the house and gardens at Mount Stewart reaches its halfway stage, the National Trust is launching an open day to find volunteers to help complete the revamp.
Snow Patrol raise thousands for charity
Published: Wednesday, 15 January 2014
A special Belfast charity gig headlined by Snow Patrol has raised over £10,000 for Alzheimer's Research UK.
Stars back charity's fostering campaign
Published: Monday, 13 January 2014
Dame Helen Mirren, Joanna Lumley and new Doctor Who actor Peter Capaldi are among the stars who are supporting a new foster carer recruitment campaign.
Free dinner for those alone on Christmas
Published: Monday, 23 December 2013
A south Belfast church and café are teaming up for the seventh year running to provide a free turkey dinner and plenty of craic to anyone down on their luck or simply facing Christmas Day alone.
Christmas 'lonely' for some NI kids
Published: Sunday, 22 December 2013
A charity is warning that Christmas can be a difficult and lonely time for some young people in Northern Ireland.
Charities give Christmas gifts of hope
Published: Wednesday, 18 December 2013
As many people are busy finishing their Christmas shopping, local charities are working hard to make the season special for those in need.
Family raises £100k for repatriation
Published: Tuesday, 17 December 2013
The family of a late GAA player who died in an accident in America have raised over £100k to help other families who find themselves in the same tragic situation.
Xmas gift to improve little boy's life
Published: Friday, 13 December 2013
A little Armagh boy with severe spina bifida has received a special present from Father Christmas that will help improve his mobility.
Lenny Henry defends Comic Relief
Published: Wednesday, 11 December 2013
Comedian Lenny Henry has spoken out in defence of Comic Relief following the broadcast of a documentary which alleged the organisation's money has been invested in the arms, alcohol and tobacco industries.
Stars turn stockbrokers for charity
Published: Wednesday, 04 December 2013
Actor Damian Lewis, singer Cheryl Cole, and pop act JLS took to the trading floor in London on Tuesday to raise money for charity.
Downton stars are waiters for charity
Published: Friday, 29 November 2013
Stars of hit period drama Downton Abbey will be filling in as serving staff at upmarket London restaurant The Ivy on Sunday in a bid to raise money for charity.
UTV stars join charity Christmas hit
Published: Friday, 29 November 2013
Belfast singer Jason Clarke is taking on Slade classic Merry Christmas Everybody to raise awareness for a children's cancer charity - and he's recruited some familiar faces for his music video.
Queen's medics aim for pop top spot
Published: Wednesday, 27 November 2013
A group of medical students from Queen's University have been rocking out on the wards after writing their own song to raise vital funds for charity and are hoping they've got a hit on their hands.
Sheen donates $25,000 to Philippines
Published: Monday, 25 November 2013
Charlie Sheen has reportedly donated $25,000 (£15,425) to help the victims of the deadly typhoon which battered the Philippines earlier this month.
Bono & Martin help raise cash for charity
Published: Monday, 25 November 2013
Bono and Coldplay frontman Chris Martin helped raise $26 million (£17.3 million) for charity by singing at a star-studded auction in New York on Saturday.
Sanctuary for domestic abuse survivors
Published: Sunday, 24 November 2013
A new multi-million pound complex of houses and apartments has opened in Londonderry providing safe, independent living facilities for victims of domestic abuse and their children.
Teen's blog helps raise £40k for charity
Published: Thursday, 21 November 2013
A teenage girl who was diagnosed with a brain tumour has now raised £40,000 through her social media campaign to help fund medical research.
Stars turn out for Winehouse fundraiser
Published: Thursday, 21 November 2013
Stars including pop singer Pixie Lott and supermodel Jerry Hall turned out to support a fundraiser in honour of Amy Winehouse in London on Wednesday night.

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