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.

North Wales builder helps charity raise £2.5K from Christmas tree collection

A popular local charity has received a late Christmas present thanks to the help of a leading local builder. Two HGV drivers from the Anwyl Group took time out of their busy schedule to collect...

Village Bakery man Tom rises to challenge in memory of much-loved grandparents

A bakery worker has been inspired by the memory of his much-loved grandparents to raise money for a hospice by taking part in a half marathon. Thomas Kellaway, 25, from Buckley, is in training for...

Wrexham cinema staff’s great bake off for mental health charity

Kind-hearted staff at a cinema are launching year-long a campaign to raise money for a mental health charity. The first fund-raiser in aid of MIND at the Odeon at Eagles Meadow Shopping Centre next Saturday...

Plucky grandmother gets back on the saddle after hip replacement – and raises £20,000...

An "inspirational" grandmother completed an epic cycling challenge in Cambodia three months after undergoing a hip replacement operation. Keen cyclist Ann Owen, 60, was in training for the gruelling Global Adventure Challenge from Vietnam to...

Pendine Park daredevil Cat takes leap of faith in aid of charity

A daredevil care practitioner has been inspired by her brave dad and nephew to do a charity sky dive. Cat Jones, 20, who works at the Pendine Park care organisation is Wrexham, will be raising...

Young disabled campaigner aims to change attitudes

A young campaigner is changing attitudes in Antigua towards people with disabilities by recruiting ambassadors on Skype from the comfort of his bedroom in Cardiff. Josh Reeves, 20, who has cerebral palsy, will teach non-disabled...

Mugs up for Ronald McDonald House charities thanks to merchandising firm Sional

The parents of  a boy who faced life-saving surgery when he was just weeks old are helping raise funds to support families of seriously ill children. Albert Williamson, who now lives in Penmaenmawr, underwent lengthy...

Pendine care home staff jump to it for children’s charity

Kind-hearted care home staff jumped to it and put on their festive finery for a children's charity. The Christmas Jumper Day at the Pendine Park care organisation in Wrexham was organised in aid of Save the...

Cancer charity stalwart Chris helps raise more than £500,000

A GRANDMOTHER who works for a longstanding Flintshire firm has dedicated nearly two decades of her life to helping raise more than £500,000 for cancer research. Chris Whitbread, 69, has been a pivotal member of...

Private hospital’s special Christmas operation benefits Wrexham’s busy homeless shelter

A huge donation of goodies from big-hearted staff at a private hospital has come as a welcome Christmas windfall for a Wrexham homeless shelter which has just seen its busiest ever month. The vital supplies,...
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