COVID scientists issue urgent call for help from UK’s black communities

Scientists involved in a ground-breaking COVID-19 genetic research study have issued an urgent call to Londoners who caught the virus to donate blood at special ‘pop up’ centres that are staring to open across the capital.

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Project Ala – Raising funds for forest corridors

A project run by SEED Madagascar, one of Project Ala’s main aims is to create forest corridors between existing pockets of habitat for lemurs (including The Tanosi Mouse Lemur) and other endangered wildlife on Madagascar.

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London-Based Church Launches ‘Spirit Of St Martin’s Appeal’

The Spirit of St Martin’s appeal has been launched by St Martin-in-the-Fields (www.smitf.org), allowing people all over the world to purchase tickets for an online concert over the next few weeks. The launch of appeal also marks 300 years since the laying of the first flagstone at St Martin’s.

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Never seen before faith group collaboration reaches the most vulnerable

St Paul’s Community Outreach Project, Tottenham in East London supports those most vulnerable as a result of the pandemic through itsfood and care pantry as well as through online help during lockdown.

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Children’s charity calls on public to take part in Young Carers Action Day

A children’s charity says young carers returning to school this week are more likely to have fallen behind in their studies than some of their peers, after juggling home schooling with caring over multiple lockdowns.

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Nigerian kidnapping: ‘Nigerians are waiting for the Government to act’

Nigeria and its international partners urgently need to act to “ensure the safety of its citizens.” The remark from an Open Doors spokesperson, follows another mass kidnapping of schoolchildren in Niger State yesterday.

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Christian Solidarity International & Eric Metaxas have freed 1600 slaves

The human rights organization Christian Solidarity International (CSI) and television and radio host Eric Metaxas partnered together with a goal of freeing at least 350 Sudan slaves before Christmas.

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An unconditional love that keeps giving

Leprosy is the oldest disease known to humankind, and one often thought of as confined to Biblical times. But did you know there are almost a quarter of a million new leprosy cases diagnosed each year? For almost 40 years there has been a cure for leprosy. But for every person treated there are a hidden 20 needing the cure.

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