Celebrity Patron, Caitriona Balfe visits Ghana

CEO, Jon Rosser’s Blog from Ghana.Day 1 Korle Bu, Accra 29th August 2016. Day 1 of my trip to Ghana accompanied by our Patron Caitriona Balfe and Rachel Brown, our Communications and Fundraising executive. We were visiting Korle Bu hospital in central Accra. This was Caitriona’s first trip to one of our projects since she […]

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Chris Martin saves charity event with last minute performance

When a surprise musical performer mysteriously dropped out of a starry Women’s Cancer Research Fund/Breast Cancer Research Foundation event on Thursday night, quick-thinking Jamie Tisch texted Chris Martin, who we hear ran to the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in jeans and a T-shirt to play tunes by Prince, Wham!, Leonard Cohen and David Bowie. Source: Chris […]

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The Utah Jazz Sign Jersey Sponsor Deal With Qualtrics’ Cancer Charity

The Utah Jazz are the fifth NBA to sign a jersey patch sponsorship deal. The three-year pact with Qualtrics is worth roughly $4 million a year and will showcase the software firm’s cancer charity, 5 For The Fight. Source: The Utah Jazz Sign Jersey Sponsor Deal With Qualtrics’ Cancer Charity

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The remarkable life and legacy of Ric Weiland, Microsoft employee No. 2, still making an impact a decade after his death

Weiland retired from Microsoft in 1988 at age 35 and began his second “career” as an influential donor in the Northwest and beyond. Weiland, who died in 2006, gave away $21.5 million before his death, and bequeathed an additional $170 million. His donations supported 11 different LGBTQ nonprofits, Stanford, United Way of King County, Seattle […]

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The Who’s Roger Daltrey Battles Teen Cancer: ‘It’s Our Way Saying Thanks’

The Who Frontman Roger Daltrey Talks To PEOPLE About His Innovative Charity For Teenagers Fighting Cancer five years ago, Daltrey and bandmate Pete Townsend created Teen Cancer America, a charity that builds teen-friendly environments – with everything from jukeboxes to pool tables – in hospitals for young people battling cancer. Source: The Who’s Roger Daltrey […]

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Zuckerberg charity buys AI startup to battle disease

A charitable foundation backed by Mark Zuckerberg and his wife said Monday it has bought a Canadian artificial intelligence startup as part of a mission to eradicate disease. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative did not disclose financial terms of the deal to acquire Toronto-based Meta, which uses AI to quickly read and comprehend scientific papers and […]

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Westport police raise $3K through ‘No Shave November’

No Shave November is a web-based, nonprofit organization devoted to growing cancer awareness and raising funds to support cancer prevention, research, and education. The initiative raised $3,175 for colorectal cancer research and Homes for Hope, surpassing the department’s $2,500 goal. Source: Westport police raise $3K through ‘No Shave November’

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A Splash of Sweet and Spice at the LA Chocolate Festival & Pastry Show for St. Baldrick’s Foundation

…here for the LA Chocolate Festival and Pastry Show and we didn’t know what to expect. To our surprise the theme was the world of Alice in Wonderland. Source: A Splash of Sweet and Spice at the LA Chocolate Festival & Pastry Show for St. Baldrick’s Foundation –

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Ryan Reynolds Dedicates Entertainer of the Year Honor to Cancer Non-Profits

Ryan Reynolds spoke eloquently about two friends who “started a fight and it’s up to us to finish it” Source: Ryan Reynolds Dedicates Entertainer of the Year Honor to Cancer Non-Profits

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Celebrities support Susan G. Komen breast cancer awareness movement 🎀

Celebrities support breast cancer awareness movement 🎀 on @ThunderclapIt // @KomenGreaterNYC Source: Join The Movement 🎀

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