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When is Eid Al-Adha 2024 in Australia?

Eid al-Adha is one of the two blessed celebrations Muslims obverse, the other being Eid al-Fitr. There are many observances unique to Eid Al-Adha (and Dhul Hijjah in general), including Qurban. This year, Eid Al Adha 2024 is expected to fall on the evening of Sunday, July 16, 2024, depending on the sighting of the moon. […]

Insights from the Inside: HMRC’s £5.5m Grant Funding Impact

FOR over 20 years, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have funded voluntary, community and charitable groups to support customers needing extra help fulfilling their tax obligations and claiming the correct benefits. This evolved into HMRC’s Voluntary and Community Sector Grant Funding Programme and with a new round of funding starting, Charity Today asked the policy […]

Salisbury Cubs and Beavers sleep out for disaster relief charity

CHILDREN from 8th Salisbury Cubs and Beavers have been raising funds for the Westcountry-based disaster relief charity ShelterBox. The community group, which has announced ShelterBox as its charity of the year for 2024, kickstarted their year of fundraising by sleeping out at the local Church hall. The sleepover raised hundreds of pounds for the Westcountry-based charity […]

Persistent sensitive information breaches failing people living with HIV

INFORMATION Commissioner John Edwards has condemned data protection standards at health services for people living with HIV and called for urgent improvements. The statement follows several data breaches, as well as concerns raised by some of the largest HIV organisations in the country.  Information Commissioner John Edwards said:  “People living with HIV are being failed across […]

Shooting Star Children’s Hospices wins two care awards

Shooting Star Children’s Hospices have won not one, but two prestigious awards at the 2024 Care Awards by Business Awards UK. The charity’s Family Support team won Best Family Liaison Team while Shooting Star Children’s Hospices was honoured with the title of Best Palliative Care Provider. This annual award event celebrates excellence in the care […]

Green Match Fund raises record £6.3m for environmental causes

The Green Match Fund, organised by Big Give, has achieved a significant milestone by raising a record-breaking £6.3 million. This achievement marks a 46% increase from the previous year, demonstrating the unwavering commitment to environmental conservation amidst the ongoing climate crisis. Running for seven days, coinciding with World Earth Day, from April 18th to April […]

Muntada Aid ‘Little Hearts’ Medical Team performs first-of-its-kind heart op

Leading UK charity, Muntada Aid’s ongoing Little Hearts mission international team performed a first-of-its-kind intervention on a 9-day-old baby in Tanzania. Though these procedures are not new in the West, in developing countries like Tanzania, this is a big step towards developing capacity for more complex procedures. The Little Hearts Project is currently in Tanzania […]