Former Olympic speed-skating champion Claudia Pechstein has made an appeal for private donations from fans to help clear her name in the on-going legal dispute with the International Skating Union (ISU).
It was not a surprise when the Ice Hockey Association of India (IHAI) went online and appealed to supporters on social media for donations to finance the Indian team to compete in an international competition.
Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai, the teenage Pakistani girl once shot by Taliban for promoting girls' education, has decided to donate her $50,000 prize to the UN to help rebuild Gaza schools damaged by Israel during the recent conflict.
Popular Tamil actors such as Suriya, Vishal Krishna Reddy and Kajal Agarwal as well as Telugu stars Chiranjeevi, Rana Daggubati and Nandamuri Balakrishna Wednesday announced donations to the Chief Minister's relief fund for the victims of cyclone Hudhud, which struck Andhra Pradesh coast Sunday.
India has promised USD four million in the total USD 5.4 billion aid that the global donors have pledged at a donor conference here aimed at raising funds for rebuilding Gaza Strip that was destroyed by its 50-day conflict with Israel.
When relief efforts and funds are pouring in from all quarters, for people in the flood-affected areas of Jammu and Kashmir, how can Bollywood superstar Salman Khan stay behind. If reports are anything to go by, then the actor has donated Rs 50 Lakh to the J&K relief fund.
Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday came in support of people affected by the devastating flood in Jammu and Kashmir by donating truckloads of relief which consists of five tons of eatables and 1000 blankets apart from other important stuff, informed Jammu and Kashmir CA official Ranjeet Kalra.