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Mahesh Babu's Daughter Sitara Donates Rs 1 Crore Pay To Charity

South superstar Mahesh Babu's daughter Sitara Ghattamaneni has grabbed the attention of the world, and became the first child actor whose billboard was put up at the New York's time square. At such a young age, the young starkid has managed to bag projects and became brand ambassador for a popular jewellery brand and took home a mammoth paycheck. However, she donated her paycheck of Rs 1 crore, in charity.

Tue, 18 Jul 2023 - 01:15 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Sitara, Mahesh babu, Tollywood Superstar, Actor, Charity

Meredith Corporation

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Meredith Gives Awards Worth $100,000; Announces 5 Winners

Meredith Corporation gave five small businesses an award worth $100,000. Meredith launched a program in February in a way to help BIPOC and LGBTQIA owned small businesses to support them and raise awareness. "We encourage people to support these innovative businesses… read-more

Mon, 29 Nov 2021 - 05:15 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Charity, winner, Small businesses, LGBTQIA+ community, Human Interest stories

Courtesy: People

Vir Das

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Vir Das Wears Outfit Designed By NIFT Student At Emmys

Nominee for International Emmy Awards, Vir Das, wore an outfit designed by a fourth year student at National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kangra. Das was seen wearing a black buttoned down jacket, with a white kurta and black pants. Vir wanted his outfit to be designed by a fresh graduate or a fresh label. Also, he stated that the outfit would be given for charity… read-more

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 - 11:55 AM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Vir Das: For India, NIFT, Fashion Designer, international emmy awards 2021, Charity

Courtesy: The Quint

Odisha Rickshaw Puller

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Odisha: 63 Yr Old Gives Property, Gold Worth Rs 1 Cr To Rickshaw Puller

Minati Patnaik, a 63-year old woman, was taken care of by a rickshaw puller, Budha Samal and his family as she lost her husband and daughter. Samal and his family have reportedly been taking care of the elderly since 25 years. Reportedly, as per ANI, Minati gave her the two-storey property and gold ornaments "legally… read-more

Tue, 16 Nov 2021 - 04:00 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Odisha, Charity, gold, property, Human Interest stories

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Food Distributed By Teenager

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Teenager Uses 'Make a Wish' To Distribute Food To Needy

Abraham Olagbegi was diagnosed with aplastic anemia, a rare blood disease, and his treatment was successful, making him eligible to make a wish which was carried out by Make-A-Wish-Mississippi, a global organization that fulfills the dreams of such children. Abraham teamed up with local food businesses and distributed food and supplies to the needy. Further, the organization said this was the first time someone requested a charitable wish. … read-more

Sun, 14 Nov 2021 - 10:18 AM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: teenagers, food, Charity, Food For Needy, World news

Courtesy: Indian Express

Children in Government SchooL.

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Ajmer Man Adopts 50 Underprivileged Children To Send Them School

Sunil Jose, a mathematician teacher from Rajashthan's Ajmer, with his group ''Uddan Society'' adopted 50 children and admitted them into government schools in Kayar and Pancheel. TOI reported that he wanted these children to have a better future and not indulge in child labor. The transportation cost is borne by Jose, and he tutors them as well. Besides, the… read-more

Tue, 09 Nov 2021 - 05:05 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: underprivileged kids, Schools, government schools, Charity, Ajmer

Courtesy: India Times

Prince Harry

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Prince Harry Announces Plans To Publish A Memoir In 2022

Prince Harry announced on July 19 his plans to publish a memoir in 2022 that will depict "the highs and lows" of his life with accuracy and the whole truth. The Duke of Sussex has signed with Penguin Random House publishers. The duke stated, "I'm writing this not as the prince I was born but as the man, I have become". Reportedly, profits of the book will go to charity.

Tue, 20 Jul 2021 - 09:30 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Prince Harry, memoir, Duke of Sussex, Penguin Random House, Charity

Courtesy: Wion News

JK Rowling

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Harry Potter Author JK Rowling Donates 6-Figure Grant To India

Harry Potter series creator JK Rowling has donated a six-figure sum to the UK-based charity organization, Khalsa Aid, to help in India's struggle against COVID-19. The donation was made by her charitable trust 'The Volant Charitable Trust'. The author took to Twitter to express gratitude to her readers who made the donation possible. Notably, the charitable trust has donated to many such international charities earlier.

Fri, 14 May 2021 - 04:08 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: JK Rowling, Covid-19, donation, Charity, COVID Crisis

Courtesy: News18

Heena Mandavia and son Harsh have been feeding the needy since the first lockdown.

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Mumbai's Mother-Son Duo Serves Over 22,000 Meals During Pandemic

Mumbai-based Heena Mandavia and her son Harsh have been distributing meals to the needy people for over one year, operating from their restaurant's kitchen. Their charitable drive started during the first lockdown and they have managed to serve over "22,000 meals, 55,000 rotis and 6000 home-made sweets". The mother-son duo has also raised money that amounts to lakhs with the help of volunteers and donations from around the world. 

Mon, 10 May 2021 - 12:12 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Mumbai, Charity, food, Covid-19, Lockdown


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Pakistan Charity Group Helps India By Offering Ambulances, Staff

Amid soaring coronavirus cases in the country, a Pakistan-based charity group named 'Abdul Sattar Edhi Foundation' has extended its help by offering 50 ambulances and emergency staff to India. The group's Managing Trustee Faisal Edhi penned a letter to PM Narendra Modi while vowing to provide all necessary supplies. The organisation is well-famed for its work in conflict-hit Balochistan and Northwest. Earlier, the organisation had repatriated… read-more

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 - 10:46 AM / by Ronit John

Tags: Pakistan, India, Charity, Coronavirus

Courtesy: The Hindu