Oxford University raises record 2 billion pounds

Oxford University has set a new fundraising record by raising a whopping 2 billion pounds from philanthropists, charitable foundations and alumni in 10 years.

AAP to host fund-raiser lunch in Lucknow

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will organise a fund-raiser lunch with traders, government employees and the common people here on December 27. The event will offer an 'AAP thali' for Rs 11,000 to raise funds for Delhi polls, an organiser said.

London Marathon raises record amounts for charity
London Marathon raises record amounts for charity

Runners at the London Marathon have raised almost half a billion dollars for charity in the last five years and continue to break fundraising records each year, sponsors Virgin Money announced on Wednesday.

DiCaprio donates $1 mn to save elephants

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has become quite a philanthropist by donating $1 million to help save elephants at a fundraising event.

Rohit Bal, Tarun Tahiliani at amfAR fundraiser

Ace designers Rohit Bal, Tarun Tahiliani and duo Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla are set to dazzle the ramp with their creations celebrating gold at the country`s inaugural amfAR (The American Foundation for AIDS Research) fundraising gala Nov 17.

Michelle Obama threatens to leave fundraiser after facing protester

US First Lady Michelle Obama was repeatedly interrupted during her speech by a protester, who demanded equality for gays and lesbians.

Stanford University is 1st college to raise USD 1 bn

Stanford University has set a new record for college fundraising, becoming the first school to collect more than USD 1 billion in a single year.