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Paws for thought on the Costa del Sol

THE first week of October each year brings again World Animal Day, when animal lovers raise cash and awareness about the plight of abandoned and unwanted animals. ADANA, the Estepona-based dog rescue and rehoming charity, was out in force collecting donations and handing out leaflets outside local supermarket Carrefour. ADANA Volunteers were joined by pupils […]

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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 […]

We’re Granting Wishes this Christmas
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We’re Granting Wishes this Christmas

THE Grant a Wish boutique in Plaza de la Constitution, Javea old town has helped to raised thousands of euros to support local groups and individuals since it opened in January this year. This autumn we implemented our riding for the disabled programme in La Xara, and tomorrow we host a Christmas party for the […]

Red Cross Refugee Appeal receives €1,000
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Red Cross Refugee Appeal receives €1,000

JAVEA’S Original Charity Shop & Library presented the Red Cross Refugee Appeal with a cheque for €1,000 last week. The donation was very gratefully received, with volunteer Sandy Tsalikidis expressing her greatest thanks: “Please thank all your volunteers for the splendid work they do for everyone in the community. What would we do without you?” […]

Urgent appeal for the orphans
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Urgent appeal for the orphans

FOR the past three years, Katie Louise of ‘Sell Your Stuff Spain’ has organised a Christmas shoebox appeal for the children at Gandia Preventorio Children’s Home. The Preventorio receives no government funding and operates entirely thanks to grants and donations. Katie said: “I have been with donations and food before and the children always touch […]

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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. […]

Giving4Giving turns five
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Giving4Giving charity turns five

LEADING local charity organisation Giving4Giving is celebrating its fifth anniversary this month. Founded by Gary Burr, the organisation has raised over €81,000 for local charities and those who need it most – hosting numerous fund raising events whilst also running three charity shops – one in La Nucia and two in Altea – along with […]