Hannah Francis Leaves Lasting Legacy Through #willberrywishes

The equestrian community around the world have been sharing their stories of how Hannah Francis touched their lives, following her death at the age of just 18 years old, after a battle with an aggressive form of bone cancer. The teenage event rider has left a lasting legacy in the Willberry Wonder Pony charity, an […]

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Dogs for Good Prove That Dogs Really Are Superheroes

It’s a rare breed that doesn’t love dogs, but for anyone in need of swaying, or for those who want their heart to burst with even more puppy love, the dogs at Dogs for Good will not disappoint… Dogs for Good are a charity finding innovative ways to train dogs so that they can enrich […]

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Brave Donkey Protects Her Foal

In Chemaia, Morocco, a 15-year-old donkey called Saïda was rushed to the SPANA centre with severe wounds on her ears. Following Saïda was her foal, born just ten days earlier, which would not leave her side. Saïda’s owner, Laâroussi El Orche, explained that stray dogs had attacked Saïda and her baby, and the mother had […]

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Cancer Survivor and Heart Transplant Recipient Ehryn Goes Back to School

She’s beaten cancer, overcome sepsis and been given a new heart – now seven year old Ehryn Andrews is ready to take on her next challenge as she prepares to start the new school year. Last June, following a battle with a rare form of bone cancer and life-threatening sepsis which damaged Ehryn’s heart, the […]

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Super Schoolbags With A (Re)purpose

“It starts with people who lead purpose driven lives. Those who instead of looking at exhausted possibilities, look at the impossibilities. It’s having the courage to imagine a way out of despair.” This is the inspiration that the team at Rethaka created, and ran with. They created Repurpose Schoolbags: sustainable, inventive schoolbags for some of […]

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Student inspired by Olympic torchbearer runs over 125km for Charity

27 year-old PhD student Luke Moore from York is running 8 races across Yorkshire in aid of Catholic Aid Charity CAFOD. After meeting half-marathon runner and CAFOD worker John McBride in 2012, who carried the Olympic Torch barefoot the same year, Luke felt compelled to sign up and run in races across the county to […]

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A Day in the Life of an Elephant Keeper at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

12th August 2016 is World Elephant Day: a day bring to attention to the urgent plight of Asian and African elephants. At the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, every day is elephant day! Their trained Keepers are the elephants’ care-givers. This means: Getting up at six in the morning to let the babies out of their […]

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The all-female refugee football team shattering that glass ceiling (and scoring goals while they’re at it)

With the Rio Olympics well under way, it almost seems like the world has gone sports mad! The Olympic Refugee team is rightly gaining huge amounts of support, but there’s also a slightly lesser well known refugee team we should be celebrating… ActionAid have set up an all-female refugee football team in Lebanon, providing both […]

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Saying Goodbye to Guide Dogs Can Be Tough

Eleven year old Oli has been puppy walking guide dogs for some time now, and was recently terribly upset when inevitably the time came for the latest dog to leave them. His mum asked the community for some help to get him over the loss, and was thrilled when Oli received more than 50 messages of […]

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1.8 billion strong and going to change the world: Happy International Youth Day

Today, on International Youth Day, thousands of young people are taking to the streets, in over 40 countries worldwide, to call on their 1.8 billion peers to seize their moment in history and change the world. This year’s Youth Day sees the passing of a major milestone in human history – it is the last time […]

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