[

charity

]
Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine jacket, Dolly Parton's dress among celeb charity auction(Twitter/screenrant)

Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine jacket, Dolly Parton's dress in celeb charity auction

AP |
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2021 08:57 PM IST
  • An online charity auction to support the performing arts community includes a Wolverine jacket from Hugh Jackman’s closet, a banjo signed by Steve Martin, boots, jeans and a T-shirt from Bruce Springsteen and a dress from Dolly Parton that comes with its own mannequin
Many Delhiites have planned trips to the hills, away from the din in the city, to ring in 2021.(Photo: Deepak Sansta/HT (Photo for representational purpose only))
Many Delhiites have planned trips to the hills, away from the din in the city, to ring in 2021.(Photo: Deepak Sansta/HT (Photo for representational purpose only))

Delhiites’ plans for 2021: A trip to the hills, home parties, charity

Hindustan Times | By Mallika Bhagat, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2021 12:02 AM IST
Amid the pandemic, Delhiites have made plans for vacations, parties at home and are even donating essentials to the underprivileged, while welcoming 2021.
Vir will stream the show pay-per-view on his website.
Vir will stream the show pay-per-view on his website.

Vir Das to stream comedy special for charity

HT Mumbai | By Kavita Awaasthi
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2020 05:05 PM IST
Vir Das all set to debut a unique unscripted homegrown comedy special in, Inside Out, created from his 30 virtual shows, proceeds of which will go to NGOs working towards Covid-19 relief.
Moo Day milk packets being distributed during lockdown. (HT photo)
Moo Day milk packets being distributed during lockdown. (HT photo)

HT Salutes: When business turned into charity

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Suparna Roy
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2020 04:32 PM IST
For 29-year-old entrepreneur Nitin Gaur reached out to his friends who worked as social activists in the city, and through them, he got in touch with non-governmental organisations, and took their help to distribute Moo Day milk packets and biscuits, free of cost, to the hungry.
Actor Nidhhi Agerwal made his foray into Bollywood with the 2017 film Munna Michael.(Instagram/Nidhhi Agerwal)
Actor Nidhhi Agerwal made his foray into Bollywood with the 2017 film Munna Michael.(Instagram/Nidhhi Agerwal)

Nidhhi Agerwal worries about the post-Covid future: There are really bad days when nothing seems right

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2020 03:03 PM IST
The actor shares how she along with her family is extending support to those in need amid this Covid-19 crisis, while also opens up about troll army being back at spreading negativity on social media and more.
Brad Pitt had joined the protest march earlier last week.
Brad Pitt had joined the protest march earlier last week.

After Jennifer Aniston, Brad Pitt also donates $1 million to anti-racism charity

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Soumya Srivastava
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2020 07:08 AM IST
Brad Pitt seems to have followed Jennifer Aniston’s lead and has donated $1 million to Color of Change, racial justice organisation.
Medical professionals wearing PPE seen in MR Bangur Hospital – dedicated to Covid-19 treatment during lockdown, in Kolkata, West Bengal, India on Monday, May 11, 2020.(Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)
Medical professionals wearing PPE seen in MR Bangur Hospital – dedicated to Covid-19 treatment during lockdown, in Kolkata, West Bengal, India on Monday, May 11, 2020.(Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)

Covid-19 could mean the end of small charities

Bloomberg | By Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON MAY 17, 2020 02:52 PM IST
Charitable organizations around the world have suffered in recent months with income and fundraising streams drying up as tens of millions of people lost their jobs or faced greater financial difficulty.
Anshu Gupta, 48, founder of the non-profit Goonj and Ramon Magsaysay Award 2015 winner(TED)
Anshu Gupta, 48, founder of the non-profit Goonj and Ramon Magsaysay Award 2015 winner(TED)

‘Charity takes away dignity, biggest blot in solving problem of poverty,’ says Goonj founder

Hindustan Times | By Zia Haq
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2019 04:07 AM IST
“Charity to my mind is one of the biggest blots in terms of solving the problem. In terms of survival, it is fine and it is needed,” he said.
It is important for each one of us to realise that we can make a difference in our own way.(REUTERS)
It is important for each one of us to realise that we can make a difference in our own way.(REUTERS)

Why I decided to give half my wealth to charity

By Govind Iyer
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2019 07:37 PM IST
I had the opportunity to get involved in social service early on in my life, during my school days to be precise. I have since felt strongly the need to share what I have with people who have been deprived of opportunities. This desire persisted.
For companies, spending more locally also has the advantage of having the benefits of their CSR activities reach families of their workers.(HT file photo (Representational image))
For companies, spending more locally also has the advantage of having the benefits of their CSR activities reach families of their workers.(HT file photo (Representational image))

Who gains the most from corporate charity?

Livemint, New Delhi | By Gireesh Chandra Prasad
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2019 12:46 PM IST
According to data released by by the corporate affairs ministry , states where poverty levels are low such as Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, and Delhi account for 40% of the corporate social responsibility (CSR) funds that businesses have spent over the last four years, while states with the highest concentration of backward districts have received just 9% during the same period.
Sushmita Sen with her two daughters and boyfriend Rohman Shawl.(Instagram)
Sushmita Sen with her two daughters and boyfriend Rohman Shawl.(Instagram)

Sushmita Sen on adopting two girls: ‘People think it was a great act of charity but it was self-preservation’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2019 11:10 AM IST
Sushmita Sen talks about adopting two girls, Renee and Alisah, and how it changed her life.
Heavy rush of commuters seen inside Chattarpur metro station due to the breakdown of Metro service between Qutub Minar to Sultanpur Station, in New Delhi.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Heavy rush of commuters seen inside Chattarpur metro station due to the breakdown of Metro service between Qutub Minar to Sultanpur Station, in New Delhi.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

An unexpected act of charity saves the day

New Delhi | By Prayag Arora-Desai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 26, 2019 10:24 AM IST
A humble vendor decided to distribute free food when a recent Metro snag left commuters stranded.
CB Patel, publisher-editor of ‘Asian Voice’ (left) and London mayor Sadiq Khan (right) presenting the Editor’s Choice Award to the Damilola Taylor Trust.(HT PHOTO)
CB Patel, publisher-editor of ‘Asian Voice’ (left) and London mayor Sadiq Khan (right) presenting the Editor’s Choice Award to the Damilola Taylor Trust.(HT PHOTO)

‘Charity plays key role among Asians’: London mayor

Hindustan Times, London | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2019 09:54 PM IST
Khan presented the awards to several organisations and individuals active in the sector, such as the Child Rescue Nepal, Medical Aid Films, the Sarvam Trust, Paul Strickland Scanner Centre, and Leah Chowdhury and Amber Bauer.
File image of Paul Pogba(AFP)
File image of Paul Pogba(AFP)

Pogba auctions World Cup-winning boots for charity

Paris | By AFP
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2019 02:38 PM IST
The Manchester United midfielder, who scored France’s third goal in the 4-2 victory over Croatia, has donated them to a French charity which helps high school students from tough areas.
The shares held by entities controlled by Premji have been irrevocably renounced and earmarked to the Azim Premji Foundation.(REUTERS)
The shares held by entities controlled by Premji have been irrevocably renounced and earmarked to the Azim Premji Foundation.(REUTERS)

Azim Premji makes most generous donation in Indian history, guess how much is it

Bloomberg | By Saritha Rai
UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2019 11:09 AM IST
His foundation works directly in education and supports over 150 other non-profits serving under-privileged and marginalized Indians through multi-year financial grants.
Actor Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh requested guests to donate to a charity they supported which has now become an accepted form of gifting(Photo: Instagram/deepikapadukone)
Actor Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh requested guests to donate to a charity they supported which has now become an accepted form of gifting(Photo: Instagram/deepikapadukone)

New-age wedding gifts: Registries, e-vouchers, charity and more

Hindustan Times | By Sanchita Kalra
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2018 03:27 PM IST
Wedding planners and experts from the online gifting industry reveal that couples are shifting from typical gifting and cash, and moving to gifts cards, charity, travel experiences and wedding registries.
People sign a memorial after a driver plowed a rented van along a crowded sidewalk, killing multiple people and injuring others, Monday, April 23, 2018, in Toronto.(AP)
People sign a memorial after a driver plowed a rented van along a crowded sidewalk, killing multiple people and injuring others, Monday, April 23, 2018, in Toronto.(AP)

Canadian Muslim charities lead fundraising for Toronto van attack victims

Reuters, Toronto | By Reuters
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2018 03:02 PM IST
Suspect Alek Minassian, 25, was charged with 10 counts of murder and 13 counts of attempted murder on Tuesday after he plowed a rental van into pedestrians on a crowded Toronto sidewalk.
SHARE
Story Saved