New beds for homeless hospital patients

People who are homeless and due to be discharged from hospital, are being offered new Salvation Army “step-down beds” to ensure they have a safe space to recover while freeing up urgently needed NHS beds.

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Christian charity launches appeal to help the blindness crisis in Zimbabwe

Christian, overseas disability charity CBM is warning that hundreds of thousands of people are living needlessly blind in Zimbabwe – and the situation is worsening due to Coronavirus. On 18 February, CBM is launching a fundraising appeal to improve access to sight-saving treatment and until 20May all public donations will be doubled by the UK government.

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Lebanon’s poorest face spiralling crises 6 months after Beirut explosion

Lebanon’s most vulnerable continue to bear the brunt of its economic and health crises, six months after one of the largest non-nuclear explosions in history devastated its capital Beirut.

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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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The Leprosy Mission – Unconditional Appeal

oday you have a fantastic opportunity to become a Leprosy Changemaker too. When you give a gift before 24 April, your donation will be doubled by the UK government, helping twice as many people affected by leprosy in Mozambique.

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Record-breaking cyclist goes the extra mile for hungry children

British long-distance cyclist Mark Beaumont is lending his star pedal power to Mary’s Meals and encouraging people to get active in support of the school feeding charity’s work to feed hungry children in some of the world’s poorest countries.

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We must step in to prevent mass famine in Madagascar

Head of UK charity urges support to prevent a famine in the south east of Madagascar. Madagascar is the poorest country in the world, according to the World Bank, with almost 80% of the population living on less than $1.90 per day.

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