Australian and Irish bishops issue separate statements on same-sex relationships

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Poundland raises £3m for Macmillan Cancer Support

first_img High street retailer Poundland has raised £3 million for Macmillan Cancer Support during its eight year charity partnership.The company originally embarked on a one-year partnership but it proved so popular amongst Poundland staff and customers that it continues to this day.Staff have taken part in fundraising challenges such as marathons, Land’s End to John O’ Groats cycle rides, Dragon Boat races and more.Poundland has donated money to Macmillan through the sale of 5p carrier bags, Christmas cards and pin badges.  131 total views,  1 views today Advertisement Tagged with: corporate What would you do with £3m?To mark the milestone, Poundland and Macmillan conducted research into what people would do if they received a windfall of £3 million. The survey of 2,077 British people by YouGov shows that despite an increased cost of living, many would choose to give some or all of it to charity.Those surveyed were asked to rank in order of importance which three things they would do if they were given £3 million. Of those who answered:• 33% said they would donate to charity• 29% would put it in a savings account for their children• 27% would take early retirement• 22% would save it for retirementNicola Keith, Head of Partnership Management at Macmillan Cancer Support said: “Since the partnership began in 2009, colleagues and customers have inspired us with their enthusiasm and energy and the money they have raised makes a real difference to lives of people living with cancer and their families.” Poundland raises £3m for Macmillan Cancer Support  132 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis7 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis7 Howard Lake | 4 September 2017 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

Ocean City American Legion Hosts Annual Run For The Fallen

first_imgThe annual NJ Run For The Fallen will take place in Cape May County on Thursday, September 21, 2017. Ocean City’s American Legion, Morvay-Miley Post 524, has been an integral part of this event since its inception nine years ago.The New Jersey Run for the Fallen is an organization of military runners and support crew whose mission is to run one mile for every New Jersey service member killed in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom and New Dawn. Each mile of sweat and pain and each flag saluted pay homage to one service member’s life and their family.Each mile is dedicated to a fallen NJ Hero and their Gold Star Family, and the run team will stop at each Hero Marker (each mile) to present a flag and personalized biographical card to waiting family members, friends and comrades with the goal of creating a 190+ mile memorial trail through New Jersey.The opening ceremony will be held on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Sunset Beach, Cape May Point at 5:30PM.On Thursday, September 21st, the first day of the Run, the runners will depart from Cape May and stop to visit 43 Hero Marker locations honoring the men and women who gave their lives for our Country. There are 11 Markers in Ocean City. The runners will arrive at the Ocean City Hero Markers at the times listed below.Ocean City residents and visitors are encouraged to consider gathering at a marker to pay their respects and honor the sacrifices made by these fallen American heroes.“THEY SHALL GROW NOT OLD, AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD; AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM, NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN. AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.” SSgt Aaron Nelson Brown21st St & Wesley Ave4:28 PM Spc. Michael Franklin46th St & Central Ave3:52 PM Capt. Maria I. OrtizSgt. Hector L. Ortiz Jr.Corson’s Inlet Bridge at the State Park sign on the Ocean Drive3:26 PM Sgt. Keith T. BuzinskiBay Ave between 24th St & 25th St5:18 PM S/Sgt. Ingles DosReis55th St & Central Ave3:39 PM Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Sutherland9/11 Pentagon HeroesVeteran’s Memorial Park5th St & Wesley Ave4:51 PM Cpl Terry Ordonez39th St & Central Ave4:02 PM 1st Lt. Robert Wilson Collins15th St & Ocean Ave4:38 PM Sgt. Alessandro “Sandrino” PlutinoUS Marine Heroes – BeirutAmerican Legion Post 5243304 Bay Ave5:30 PM Spc. Ronald H. WildrickWorld War II HeroesVeterans of Foreign Wars Post 665015th St & Bay Ave5:05 PM L/Cpl Jon T. Hicks Jr.29th St & Wesley Ave4:15 PM SERVICE MEMBERSHERO MARKER LOCATIONSTIMESlast_img read more