Tag: charity

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Turkish Cypriot groups win prestigious Third Sector charity award for their Turkish earthquake relief work

Each year, the Third Sector Awards recognises the achievements of charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises across 33 categories covering sector excellence, partnerships and talent. At last Friday’s awards ceremony at The Brewery, London, three organisations from the British Turkish community – the Turkish Cypriot Community Association (TCCA), Cyprus Islamic Association, Turkish Police Association (TPA), […]

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Combine gifts and charity when you shop at the Turkish Women’s Philanthropic Association (TWPA) annual Christmas Bazaar

As their name suggests, the Turkish Women’s Philanthropic Association of England (TWPA) have been undertaking a host of charitable works to support local and international causes since their formation in 1975. Their annual winter bazaar offers a chance to buy handicrafts, including traditional Turkish arts and crafts, beauty products, as Christmas and New Year presents, […]

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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 […]