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New report highlights faith as the “fourth emergency service”

MP Naz Shah talks about the findings from a report on role of British Muslim charities and individuals Frustratingly Muslims have been under relentless scrutiny...

Legendary Qawali singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan becomes Barnardo’s International Ambassador

  One of the world’s most acclaimed South Asian musicians has joined Barnardo’s as an international ambassador, in a huge boost for the children’s charity. Rahat...

Heroes of Harehills: Local lads on a mission to raise £15,000...

  “We are called Harehills community Aid for a reason because it’s an area which gets enough bad publicity and we want to help change...

Bone marrow and stem cell donors needed

I'm getting in touch on behalf of Team Margot – a charity that campaigns for more people to join the worldwide registers as bone...

Student organises refugee aid drive

A Bradford College student has been so moved by the plight of refugees in northern France she is filling a van of goods and...

ASIAN APPRENTICE

Bradford-based Barnardo's ETS Yorkshire has won the Charity, Voluntary and Public Sector Employer of Year, and Barnardo's apprentice Janade Iftikhar from was shortlisted for...

Success for charity who raise thousands to put disabled on the...

Path to success raises £66,000 at their 2017 charity gala Leading Indian charity, Path to Success who were founded by leading Indian Philanthropist Anita Choudrie...

Bradford charity calls for ACTION not equality audits

  “We have been campaigning to raise awareness of the barriers that prevent people from BAME backgrounds from fulfilling their potential since 1990” A national charity...

Boost for Yorkshire children’s cancer charity

  Candlelighters are excited to announce that their Cottage Campaign has been given a huge helping hand by The Kentown Wizard Foundation. The Cottage Campaign to...

They’ve done it again! Sant Nirankari Mission members help local food...

“We are all one global family and it is our duty to help and look after each ” The Sant Nirankari Mission in Bradford certainly...

Flexing those hairy climbing muscles

  Ifty and Bilal climb Ben Nevis and raise over £4000 for Bradford homeless kitchen A group of enthusiastic fundraisers decided that it'd be really great...

Enter 2018 ITU World Triathlon Leeds with exclusive charity window

Entries for next year's ITU World Triathlon Leeds have opened with an exclusive charity entry window for participants to secure their entry by committing...

Girls on a mission: Friends aim to raise £6,000 to deliver...

  Two dedicated fundraisers, having previously delivered aid to Syrian refugees in Reyhanli, are on a mission to raise a further £6000 to buy essentials...

Mercy for mankind: Youngsters aim to surpass £500,000 fundraising effort

The largest youth organisation in Britain with some 700 members, some as young as five-years-old, took part in a £500,000 fundraising effort. Members of the...

Daring Dylan climbs mountain for orphans

Seven-year-old boy wonder raises £2,500 for children in just two days after scaling England’s highest mountain A seven-year-old boy from Leeds has raised £2,500 for...

Children pull off biggest-ever fundraiser for Huddersfield children’s hospice

When the fundraising team at Huddersfield-based Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice had the idea of challenging local children to raise money for the hospice,...

Sweet success: Confectionary initiative raises £51,000 for Pakistan orphanage

A team from Bradford has had an insanely successful month of fundraising this Ramadan, after selling £51,000 worth of chocolate fudge cakes in order...

Saving lives in Syria and Gaza

  Bradford duo ready to take on the Three Peaks challenge raising crucial funds A serial volunteer and avid fundraiser who has pulled in well over...

International cricket stars to play at Birkby

Eshaki Foundation Charity cricket match brings legends such as Saeed Ajmal, Amir Sohail and Derek Pringle together for a T20 game A husband-and-wife team are...

‘Day of Memory Conference’ remembers British victims of honour killings

  National statistics show that South Asian women in Britain are up to three times more likely to commit suicide than their Caucasian counterparts. Honour...

Blood donor bonanza: Charity Sewa Day has helped increase the...

  A proud Yorkshire man has played a key role in educating the Asian community about registering to give blood and made a massive impact...

Medics ready to bowl over the competition

Registrars and Consultants go head-to-head in charity cricket match at Headlingley Yorkshire’s Orthopedic registrars are looking to leave their consultant counterparts stumped as they match...

Return of the Ramadan Runner: Bradford man completes fourth 10K run...

Fundraising hero Nazim Ali slam-dunked it again this year for the Jane Tomlinson ‘Run For All Hull 10K’ – all under the hot...

Record-breaker Bajwa at it again

Mubzz Bajwa completes 12-hour Fast Feed for charity but also to show how faiths and communities can come together Mubzz Bajwa is no stranger to...

Fancy a choc fudge treat? Bradford duo takes on the challenge...

  Two Bradford heroes have been overloaded with choc fudge cakes during the last couple of weeks, and you’d be forgiven thinking it was all...

MAN ON A MISSION: 2,400 food parcels distributed to refugees on...

“For me that is the best part just seeing them smile and taking their mind off the horrors no child should witness” A good Samaritan...

Everything you need to know about being deaf aware

National charity Action on Hearing Loss is urging people to abandon any stereotypes they might have about the 11 million people living with hearing...

Brothers with congenital heart disease depend on children’s charity

  25% of all young patients receiving life-saving heart surgery in Yorkshire are of Asian background and the charity is calling out for  YOUR help Adam...

Asian Sports Foundation encourages young people

  The Asian Sports Foundation (ASF) has begun an innovative new partnership to encourage and engage young people to adopt a more healthy and active...

“I have heard first-hand accounts of mothers mixing water with sugar...

  Bradford man on a self-funded pre-Ramadhan food aid trip A Bradford man who is self-funding his fifth aid trip to the Turkish-Syrian border, this...

Faith Leaders and the Metropolitan Police unite in condemnation of terror

The International Centre for Integration and Cohesion (ICIC), a local UK charity that works with underrepresented communities across London, extends prayers and condolences to...

Running for £24,000: Bradford’s determined fundraiser helps to raise money for...

  A man from Bradford has been instrumental in raising over £24,000 for charity. Kamlesh Patel has participated in a number of fund raising events, many...

Unstoppable humanitarian: Charity hero just can’t stop running around for the...

Nazim Ali completes part one of two 10k race missions A full-time careers adviser who selflessly devotes every minute of his spare time to helping...

Stick a needle in it: Bradford-man ready to donate blood for...

  An unsung hero has given a whole new meaning to ‘doing your bit’ for charity. Yorkshireman, Thakorbhai Rambhai Mistry has been giving blood for...

Sewa Day blood donation drive

  Bradford charity launch campaign to encourage Asian blood and organ donors Did you know, that around 14% of the population of England are black or...

JAZ BOPARAI: Restaurateur lays on free three course charity lunch

Yorkshire restaurateur Jaz Boparai is throwing open the doors to his Barnsley restaurant to feed elderly diners, those with disabilities and people with housing...

Jolly green fingers: Happy diggers plant 2000 trees in less than...

Armed with their spades and wellies, over 154 energetic volunteers got stuck in the mud and begun to dig in an initiative increasing Bradford...

No mission is impossible Dad-of-four raises a whopping £7000 despite two...

  Just two months after surgery, a father-of-four took on the ‘tallest’ challenge yet” as he ventured up Mount Snowdon for charity. Parvez Hussain, who has...

Baking buns, brownies, biscuits and other yummies to raise £500 for...

Sweet sprinkles of hope “It must be so hard for mums and dads and brothers and sisters to deal with a member of their family...

British Asian Trust beneficiaries join star-studded annual dinner raises epic funds...

  Astonishing £850,000 raised in one night The British Asian Trust hosted its 4th Annual Dinner at Guildhall in London. The night proved to be extremely...

Marrakech marathon: UK crew join 8000-runners to partake in prestigious run

An enthusiastic group of 16 men have got their running shoes all tied up and have landed in Morocco, all set to take part...

A bite of Bombay: Eat for a good cause in Bradford...

Pani Puri, Pau Bhaji, Papadi Chaat, Bhel Puri – just a small handful of sensationally irresistible desi street food delights for the offering, and...

Charity worker gets five-year prison term in Iran

A British-Iranian mother jailed in Iran has had her five-year prison sentence confirmed, according to media. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was arrested at Tehran airport last April...

SHAM UK CHARITY APPEALS: Fraudsters using appeals to steal money via...

Watch out! Fraudsters posing as charities aim to steal your personal and banking details Asian’s in Britain have been identified as the most generous to...

Ain’t no mountain high enough… Superhero legal eagle sets new standards...

In almost 25years of fundraising I have not seen such a large amount of money raised in such a short space of time. Climbing...

Santa visits Syria: Fourth humanitarian trip for SKT Welfare

A charity champion has recently returned from his fourth humanitarian aid visit in three years to the Turkish and Syrian border region with the...

A knockout night of boxing

Charity and boxing go hand-in-hand in Dewsbury KBW’s reputation as a ‘club which cares’ only enhanced further last weekend as its 10th boxing show...

Kindness and cakes: Rakkaposhi enjoys first year of charity success

A Bradford cafe, which takes pride in serving a ‘slice of charity’ with every order, is celebrating one year in business as it continues...

‘Get it to number one’: No VAT on Jo Cox charity...

Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, has announced that money made from the charity single in memory of murdered MP Jo Cox will...