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Cash 4 Calendars, a charity initiative set up by Spark FM, is aiming to provide advent calendars for every child reliant on Sunderland’s foodbanks this Christmas. The fundraising drive, in partnership with Sunderland Foodbank and Trussell Trust, hopes to raise upwards of £500 to achieve its goal. The initiative was conceived by Spark FM presenter, […]

A new Sunderland charity is looking for book donations as it works to improve literacy in the region. Sunderland Literacy Aid (SLA) was registered earlier this year in an attempt to positively impact literacy levels in the Sunderland area. Its aims include saving unwanted texts from landfill sites and overseeing their redistribution into to the […]

Sunderland shoppers will be invited to dig deep during their Saturday shopping trip this weekend to help raise money for two hospital units. The Bridges shopping centre has signed up to take part in One Great Day, a fundraising initiative which will raise money for the Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity and the Neonatal unit […]

A group of Sunderland AFC staff completed the gruelling 5 Ferries Challenge on Wednesday night, raising almost £16,000 to date for the Bradley Lowery Foundation, a charity close to the hearts of the club and its supporters. 31 people from across the club, including administration, football and medical staff, took part in the fundraiser, accompanied […]

A group of Sunderland AFC staff will embark on a grueling challenge for a fantastic cause following the final game of the football season. The two-day challenge involves cycling 52 miles across the Scottish islands, using five different ferry crossings in and around North Kintyre and Firth of Clyde to complete the route. There are four […]

National Childbirth Trust (NCT) in the North East is putting post-pregnancy mental health under the spotlight with a ‘Big Push’ event. NCT’s North East Regional team are encouraging local residents to help give perinatal mental health difficulties the ‘Big Push’ by joining a family friendly 5 km buggy push. The Big Push event held at […]

Love live music? Love throwback tunes? Then why not volunteer at Let’s Rock retro festival this summer and enjoy the event for free? By signing up to do a 4 hour shift with festival charity partner, Child Bereavement UK, selling wristbands and raffle tickets on the day, you will gain entry to the festival without […]

Wine-Lovers can raise a glass in the name of charity this spring as a Sunderland hotel plays host to a Red and White Wine Challenge. The NSPCC’s Sunderland Business Board will host the fun evening event on 18 May, giving guests the chance to pick up expert tips and advice before trying to identify a […]


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