Tag: charity

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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 […]

Music
British musician appeals for peace, releases fundraising song ‘Dünya’ for refugee children in Turkey

On Friday, 16 March, singer-songwriter Djanan Turan released a new single Dünya, dedicating it to a peaceful world for children. As part of the world premiere of Dünya’s music video on the same day, Djanan also launched a fundraising campaign for Small Projects Istanbul, which supports refugee children from Syria and Palestine now living in Turkey. […]

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North London: charity Zumba class for Syrian refugees in Turkey

  Many of us have felt concern at the terrible plight of Syrian refugees. Since war broke out in 2011, millions of people have been displaced from their homes, split in refugee camps across neighbouring countries in the region. An estimated 3 million have settled in Turkey and while they no longer have to worry […]

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British Turks show their charitable side this Christmas

  As millions of Britons enjoy their annual Christmas break with family gatherings and other festivities, thousands of people across the country will be doing their bit for those who find themselves isolated at this time of year. Among those volunteering to help are British Turks. A Turkish restaurant in Leicester is today offering free […]

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Belgian pensioners on charity European bus tour reach North Cyprus

A group of pensioners embarked on an epic charity road trip across Europe, reaching their final destination of North Cyprus earlier this week. The Robinson Club, whose members are predominantly over the age of sixty, set off from Vorselaan in Belgium a fortnight ago on a mission called ‘Expedition North Cyprus’. The first part of […]