Charity says it’s already seen cost of living crisis cause domestic violence surge

Charity says it’s already seen cost of living crisis cause domestic violence surge

T he cost of living crisis is leading to a spike in domestic abuse, experts warn, with one London charity saying cases have skyrocketed by nearly 40 per cent. Charity Hestia, which runs 25 domestic abuse shelters across the capital and provides community-based support for victims, says it receive 38 per cent more requests for … Read more

Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard Turn into the Grinch and Cindy Lou Who to Spread Holiday Cheer

Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard Turn into the Grinch and Cindy Lou Who to Spread Holiday Cheer

Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard are in the giving spirit this holiday season! The pair dressed up in festive costumes à la Christmas film, Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch, to spread some jolly good cheer with their co-owned baby brand, Hello Bello. Shepard dressed in a full fuzzy green Grinch suit, while Bell embodied young Cindy Lou … Read more

Cancer charity raises $3.2 million at one event

Cancer charity raises .2 million at one event

The gambling paid off at the Fairmont Royal York on Oct. 13 at the 16th annual Hold’em for Life Charity Challenge, where Toronto business and real estate leaders gathered for the black-tie affair. Co-chairs Gavin Cheung, president and partner of CentreCourt, and Bob Blazevski, president and COO of Diamond Corp., with the help of more … Read more

Global National: Nov. 25, 2022 | Trudeau defends invoking Emergencies Act to end "Freedom Convoy" – Global News

Global National: Nov. 25, 2022 | Trudeau defends invoking Emergencies Act to end "Freedom Convoy" – Global News

Global National: Nov. 25, 2022 | Trudeau defends invoking Emergencies Act to end “Freedom Convoy”  Global News Prime minister testifies as final witness in Emergencies Act inquiry  CBC News Opinion: The legal test the government must pass: not was it right, but was it reasonable?  The Globe and Mail It is the legal question, not the political one, … Read more

Sam Tucker restores cars then gives them away to people down on their luck

Sam Tucker restores cars then gives them away to people down on their luck

A Sunshine Coast man is making a big difference in the lives of others one car at a time in an initiative that has grown from simply collecting cans. Key points: Sam Tucker started a project called Cans for Cars to make a difference in his local community By collecting and cashing-in cans, he raises … Read more

Santa Claus Fund connects people from all over Toronto in the spirit of sharing

Santa Claus Fund connects people from all over Toronto in the spirit of sharing

When she opened the door to her apartment, the chain was still on. Her dark eyes peered warily at me and my partner, wearing silly Santa hats, as we stood in the hallway with boxes of presents from the Toronto Star Santa Claus Fund. But once we explained that we had clothes, books and toys … Read more

Meet ACT Senior Australian of the Year nominee Mohammed Ali

Meet ACT Senior Australian of the Year nominee Mohammed Ali

If you are a Canberran, chances are you have seen a van with a big yellow sign that says ‘HelpingACT’, driving around your suburb. Everyday, the local charity delivers food and care packages to Canberran’s in need.  In that van, you will see the smiling face of Mohammed Ali, the President of HelpingACT. ABC Canberra’s Georgia Stynes spoke … Read more

Stars Attend the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles 2022 Gala

Stars Attend the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles 2022 Gala

Prominent Hollywood leaders, philanthropists, local dignitaries and supporters united for the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) 2022 Gala on Saturday, October 8 at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, CA. Justin Timberlake performs during the 2022 Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Gala at the Barker HangarCredit/Copyright: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Hosted by … Read more

Nedd Brockmann: Million Dollar Run From Perth To Bondi Smashes Target – The Project

Nedd Brockmann: Million Dollar Run From Perth To Bondi Smashes Target – The Project

Nedd Brockmann: Million Dollar Run From Perth To Bondi Smashes Target  The Project Calls for 23yo to be ‘Australian of the Year’  news.com.au Nedd Brockmann run: mega-marathon to end in Bondi  Sydney Morning Herald Man running from Perth to Sydney for charity arriving in Bondi on Monday  Sky News Australia View Full coverage on Google News

Hillsong Church denies misleading Australian charities investigators in whistleblower Fair Work case

Hillsong Church denies misleading Australian charities investigators in whistleblower Fair Work case

Hillsong Church has denied whistleblower accusations it intentionally deceived the Australian charities regulator about its financial records, in a defence filed to the Federal Court. Key points: Hillsong alleged Natalie Moses breached its IT policy after she downloaded 40,000 documents over a June weekend It rebuked claims that its chief financial officer asked Ms Moses … Read more