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La Cala de Mijas Lions Club donates €3000 to the Butterfly Children charity DEBRA

THE President of the La Cala de Mijas Lions Club, Margaret Bobowicz, recently presented a cheque for €3000 to Charo Van Hulst from DEBRA. The Charity celebrates its 25th anniversary this year and what a journey this has been. When it was formed as a non-profit organisation in 1993, after the founder Inigo Ibarrondo had […]

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Costa choir’s cave concert boosts Civil Protection coffers

THE Costa Blanca Male Voice Choir has donated €750 to Civil Protection group, as a thank you for their help. The choir, who held two concerts at the Cueva de las Calavares cave in Benidoleig earlier this year, were supported by the Civil Protection members. They transported and set up 200 chairs, marshalled the traffic, […]

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BIG Cancer Care donation for new Costa hospital project

CANCER CARE JAVEA made a very generous donation of €30,000 to Jalon Valley Help, much-needed funds for the Fontilles project. Elaine Horton from Jalon Valley Help was delighted to accept the cheque on her recent visit to the Javea Cancer Care organisation, where she was also able to update them on the developments of the […]

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Costa Blanca donor success as more give blood

THE recent blood donation session in La Nucia exceeded the town monthly average of 30 people, with 35 participants attending, including three new donors. The blood donation campaign, run by the Valencian Transfusion Centre, continually organises special donor clinics. This week’s clinics in the Costa Blanca North are:- Friday July 13 – Villajoyosa, 4.30pm until […]

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Santa visits Javea

CASA DEL VINO in Javea have generously sponsored charitable Christmas Raffle Draw initiatives over the past four years, their donation of prizes having helped to raise thousands of euros for the local special needs community. This support continues for Christmas 2017 in support of APROP, so much so that SANTA himself will be visiting their […]

A lifetime of art is being donated to local charities on the Costa Blanca
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A lifetime of art is being donated to local charities on the Costa Blanca

JAVEA artist Billie Cook, now 86, is moving to an apartment equipped with the care service she may need in the future. Unfortunately, even though the facility does have studios for the residents there is limited space for all her paintings and ceramics, so she is gifting many of them to raise money for local […]

Freemasons donate clothes and shoes to children in need
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Freemasons donate clothes and shoes to children in need

WBro Keith Alcock, the Provincial Charity Steward of Valencia recently visited Gandia Preventorio Children’s Home to deliver several sacks full of clothes and shoes to the children. The Preventorio receives no government funding and operates entirely thanks to grants and donations. Caring for over fifty children ranging in age from three to fourteen, is no […]

Rotary Fellowship supports the Franciscan Shelter
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Rotary Fellowship supports the Franciscan Shelter

THE Rotary Fellowship Costa Blanca North recently donated €500 to the Franciscan Shelter for Men at Palma de Gandia. The shelter provides a home and nursing care for around 65 homeless men, many of whom suffer from mental or physical illness, some of whom are terminally ill. These men would otherwise be on the streets […]

girl saves EIGHT lives donating organs
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13-year-old girl saves EIGHT lives donating organs

A TEENAGER who died from a brain aneurysm has helped a record number of people, including five children, through organ donation. Jemima Layzell, who died aged 13 in 2012, donated her heart, pancreas, lungs, small bowel and liver. That meant Jemima – of Somerset in the UK – helped eight people. Her unique status has […]

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Jalon Valley Help support ADIMA

EIGHT VOLUNTEERS from Jalon Valley Help (JVH) have visited ADIMA (Association de Discapacitodos de la Marina Alta) in Pedreguer.  The volunteers, who had not attended in previous years, were given a tour of the facilities and then were all treated to a delicious lunch of a paella lunch cooked by the president of ADIMA, Nicklaus. […]

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Cancer survivor raises €1,800 for Cancer Care Javea

CANCER CARE Javea recently received a very generous donation from John Styles and his wife. John’s personal experience with cancer started over a year ago when he woke one morning in terrible pain. Upon visiting Denia Hospital, he was told he had a urine infection which he later learnt, after visiting his own doctor, was in […]

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What’s on at Finca San Miguel de Salinas

THE WEATHER wasn’t looking so great as Finca San Miguel de Salinas held their monthly open day and Easter party on Saturday April 29. But alas, the rain held off and guests, volunteers and animals alike enjoyed an afternoon with performances from Jurgen Rost and Bernd Mann and a delicious barbecue. The finca expressed their […]

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Anemonea Cancer Charity receive cash boost from Giving4Giving

LAST WEEK the Giving4Giving fundraising team handed over a sizeable donation of €1500 to the Anemonea breast cancer charity based in Benidorm. Speaking on behalf of the fundraisers, Gary James said: “We at Giving4Giving were happy to make the donation to such a great charity that does fantastic work in the area. “ Said Gary, […]

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Bone marrow and blood donation marathon in Benissa

AFTER LAST year’s resounding success, Benissa held its second bone marrow and blood donation marathon last Thursday, with 84 donors attending. The objective of the annual initiative is to encourage local people to get involved in giving blood and donating bone marrow. Councilor for Health Carol Ivars extended her greatest thanks to all involved, both […]

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Torrevieja choir gives donation to hospital

MEMBERS OF the Crescendo Choir in Torrevieja recently handed over a cheque for 100 euros to the Torrevieja Hospital Fellowship, an organisation, which provides cakes, sweets, drinks and other snacks to outpatients receiving all day chemotherapy treatment at the City hospital. Mary Mitchell, Choir President was delighted to hand over the cheque to fellow choir […]


Calpe Badminton Club makes a sporting donation

LAST WEEK, the Calpe Badminton Club donated €500 to the EMAUS association in Calpe to enable them to buy sports clothes and trainers for the children under their care. The cheque was presented to Patricia Juarez from EMAUS by members of the club’s committee. Patricia – who coordinates education, welfare and activities for the children […]

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Generous donation to Alfas del Pi from the ‘Companions’ group

EL Voluntarido Social (The Social Volunteering Group ) of Alfas del Pi received a donation this week of €3,200 from the ‘Companions’  group. Companions have over 300 British members and meet every Tuesday at the Albir Garden Hotel. The €3,200 was collected at the Companions Charity Gala, celebrated on March 1. El Voluntarido Social – […]