How phenomenal it is when entrepreneurs take their flair and passion for business to help and empower the lives of others. We at In-spire LS were thrilled to learn of the brand Vitae London; an emerging watch company which uses their watches to directly influence and enhance the lives of young throughout Africa.
Toronto’s acclaimed KICKIT2WINIT international soccer brand makes its United Kingdom debut in London’s Millwall Community Center with two forthcoming exhilarating soccer events on June 5-6 in an humanitarian effort to put an end to human and sex trafficking via the beautiful game. Money (£200 prize) and trophies are on the line for the overall victors, with honor, reputation and eternal bragging rights also at stake.
#CharityFocus| “Celebrities Including Tinie Tempah Call For Black Donors To Join Registries In Memory Of Charity’s Inspiration Through Short Film”
To coincide with Black History Month blood cancer charity ACLT (African Caribbean Leukaemia Trust) is launching a short film in partnership with NHS Blood and Transplant entitled ‘My Black Skin’, to highlight the continued shortage of volunteer black and mixed race donors on the blood, stem cell (bone marrow) and organ donor registers.
‘My Black Skin’, a poem inspired by Black History Month, written by actor and writer Nicholas Pinnock (Channel 4 Top Boy, Sky One Fortitude), will launch on the 7thanniversary since ACLT’s inspirational spearhead Daniel De-Gale passed away. The film which is a talking heads style piece stars over 20 celebrities from the UK television and music industry including musicians such as Tinie Tempah, Beverley Knight, entrepreneur and Apprentice winner (Series 1) Tim Campbell, actors Jimmy Akingbola (BBC1 Holby City and US drama Arrow), Ashley Walters (Channel 4 Top Boy) and comedian Javone Prince (BBC1 Javone Prince Show, Channel 4 PhoneShop). Also featured are patients who have been supported by ACLT from diagnosis right through to receiving treatment.
If you are seriously into causes that set about making a difference, you would have heard about the ‘Make Love Not War’ Campaign which has been circulating online recently. As part of this; men’s deodorant brand Lynx have teamed up with five upcoming designers to create limited edition t-shirts with a positive message.
The designers; Steve Wilson, McBess, Ruby Taylor, Mat Pringle and the creative group Bread Collective were all chosen by Lynx because of their groundbreaking designs and overall creative and artistic style.
New global charity Arms Around the Child announces that it will be bringing The Other Ball to a secret venue in London this June 4th.
The Other Ball is an annual London event designed to raise funds to protect children at risk from adversity and exploitation in the developing world.
Arms Around the Child global ambassador, artist and producer Mark Ronson will host The Other Ball London bringing along some of his enlightened musical friends.
Beyoncé’s global campaign #BeyGood is set to help UK youth charity, The Prince’s Trust, change the lives of disadvantaged young people.
The superstar and Prince’s Trust ambassador’s #BeyGood campaign, which encourages people to be kind, be charitable and #BeyGood to each other and their communities, will raise vital funds for The Prince’s Trust on the UK tour dates of the Mrs Carter Show World Tour.
Beyoncé said: “As a young child I was blessed to have the support of my family who encouraged me to reach for my goals. So many young people don’t have this. I am honored to partner the #BeyGood campaign with The Prince’s Trust to help young people beat the odds and create better lives for themselves.”
Tennis legend Tim Henman today joined forces with Alison Baum, CEO of Best Beginnings to announce the line up for The Grand Opening of the Statoil Masters Tennis in support of child health charity Best Beginnings.
The special fund-raising evening will take place at the Royal Albert Hall on Wednesday 4th December, where Tim Henman will be joined by tennis legends Pat Rafter, Greg Rusedski, Mark Philippoussis and Mansour Bahrami, who will all feature in singles or doubles matches.
Newsroom’s Got Talent, a star studded talent competition sponsored by Barclays, will see the nation’s favourite news teams step out from behind their desks this autumn (10 October) to battle it out on stage in front of a celebrity judging panel. The annual event will raise thousands of pounds for two charities – Leonard Cheshire Disability and UNICEF.
There are lots of big names taking part in Newsroom’s Got Talent this year. The packed line-up features acts including: Jon Snow, Cathy Newman, Krishnan Guru Murthy, Matt Frei and Liam Dutton (Channel 4 News) Nina Nannar, Lawrence Mcginty and Richard Edgar (ITV News), Aled Jones, Ranvir Singh, Matt Barbet and Laura Tobin (ITV Daybreak), Paul Harrison, Jason Farrell, Jayne Secker, Sarah Hewson, Jacquie Beltrao, Charlotte Hawkins, Nazaneen Ghaffer and Gillian Joseph (Sky News). Emma Crosby, Sian Welby, Polly Whitehouse and Cathy Jones (Channel 5 News).