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London concert in aid of wildfire victims in Greece and Turkey

This summer’s heatwaves across Europe created difficulties for many countries, but in Greece and Turkey it led to some of the worst wildfires in living memory. Countless people lost their homes, and dozens were killed or injured, whilst wildlife and swathes of forest were destroyed as the fires ravaged everything in their path. News reports […]

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“Every kurban is a life for children with leukaemia!” – LÖSEV appeals for Kurban donations

Turkey’s leading charity for children with leukaemia has launched its annual Kurban (Eid al-Adha) campaign, appealing for donations that can be used to assist disadvantaged families whose children are undergoing lifesaving treatment for the blood cancer. Founded in 1998, LÖSEV, or the Health and Education Foundation for Children with Leukaemia, provides support and assistance to […]

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Kem Cetinay scores wondergoal to help team win Soccer Aid

Former Love Island winner and TV presenter Kem Cetinay scored a dream goal at this year’s Soccer Aid to propel his World XI team to victory. The annual event pits two all-star teams of celebrities, athletes and footballers in a match that helps raise money for global children’s education charity Unicef. The England team, managed […]

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Turkish Cypriot ‘Homeless Christmas Campaign’ announces drop-off points for donated items

Two Turkish Cypriot organisations are appealing for specific donations from the community, which they can distribute to homeless people in London in the run-up to Christmas. Cyprus Islamic Association (CIA) and the Turkish Cypriot Community Association (TCCA) have been working with homeless charity Shelter to draw up a list of essential items for rough sleepers […]

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Can you help the Cyprus Islamic Association and TCCA with their ‘Homeless Christmas Campaign’?

Following their successful campaign last year, the Turkish Cypriot Community Association (TCCA) and the Cyprus Islamic Association (CIA) are teaming up again to provide vital support to London’s homeless over Christmas. Over a two-day period last December, the TCCA and CIA Christmas Appeal resulted in a fantastic response from the community. Over 140 rough sleepers were […]