Causes and Charities

Find Causes and Charities on your local community, see what they are doing to improve the local area. Get involved or start your own cause by fundraising. Let us know here at wales express and we can help spread the word about your cause and community.

Rebekah on left, Lauren on right and Emily as a baby

Hope House: Bereaved mum hosts gala event to raise money for kids

A heartbroken mother who lost her daughter to an aggressive cancer has hosted a gala event to raise money for a children’s hospice. Rose Hamlet, 37, whose eldest daughter Rebekah died when she was six-years-old,...
St Kentigern Hospice, St Asaph visit from David Jones MP. Pictured is St Kentigern Chairman Trefor Jones , David Jones MP and Ian Bellingham Chief Executive at St Kentigern

MP hails recovery of pioneering hospice

An MP has hailed the remarkable recovery of a North Wales hospice which was facing closure during the recession. David Jones, the MP for Clwyd West, was blown away by the survival story of St...
By Your Side Appeal cancer patient Irfon Williams to the left and Mike Peters to the Right

By Your Side Appeal

Mike Peters launches new campaign - By Your Side Welsh rocker and cancer patient Mike Peters has today launched a major fundraising drive to enhance cancer care across North Wales with a ‘Big Busk’ in...
Mike Peters By Your Side

By Your Side campaign £40k boost

 By Your Side appeal led by Welsh rocker and cancer patient Mike Peters has received a major boost with a £40,000 donation from the Love Hope Strength Foundation charity he co-founded. The donation to the ‘By...
Llangollen International Eisteddfod

Rhys Meirion: special Christmas Carol Concert 2014

International star tenor Rhys Meirion will top the bill at a special Christmas Carol Concert to raise a Santa’s sackful of cash to help hard-up competitors take part in the Llangollen International Eisteddfod. Every year...
Clair Jones

Caring Clair treks the Sahara in aid of hospice

Clair, a caring woman, who was trapped in Turkey by a giant volcanic ash cloud when her grandmother died, has trekked across the Sahara desert in her memory. Clair Jones, 21, a store assistant at...
Santa dash

Santa Dash in Bangor

Bangor Santa Dash People from Bangor and the surrounding communities are being encouraged to take part in a charity Santa Dash, which forms part of the ‘People of Bangor Community Group’ Christmas celebration. The Santa Dash,...
Cancer treatment centre

Cancer Treatment in Bangor major expansion

The Alaw Cancer Treatment Unit in Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor,  is set to undergo a major expansion thanks to funding secured through a number of local charities. Details of the expansion were revealed at a special...
Mike Peters By Your Side

Rock singer Mike Peters defends NHS treatment

Welsh rock legend and current cancer patient Mike Peters says that the row over standards of care in the Welsh NHS could damage patients’ experiences and expectations in North Wales hospitals. Peters, who was diagnosed...

Mike Peters 2014 World Cancer Congress – Trailer

Mike Peters The Alarm Mike Peters, the internationally acclaimed musician of The Alarm, and special guests, will rock the 2014 World Cancer Congress on Saturday 6th December at the Melbourne Convention Centre in Melbourne, Australia. Mike...

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