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This is two-year-old Ilin, from Syria, in Kara Tepe camp on the Greek island of Lesvos. As little as a fiver could buy children like her a coat to keep them warm through the bitter winter.

A cheeky pint vs a coat that could save a life

Posted in Blogs 3 years 7 months ago

Like so many others, one of my new year’s resolutions is to do dry January. Today, new recommendations on reduced alcohol consumption will no doubt encourage more people to drink less. One of our supporters has set himself a sponsorship challenge to go six months without a drop of alcohol, which got me thinking: what could I do to make dry January a really positive experience? 

Theresa (centre) and her school friends are from Northern Ghana, and received bikes from ActionAid so they can get to school safely

Whether you're a roadie, newbie, Boris biker, a fixed-gear freestyler or a Shoreditch hipster cyclist - here are some fun facts that you probably didn't know about your beloved two-wheeled friend.

Girls at Makhnda U17 football club enjoy the game in South Africa

The World Cup 2018 kicks off on June 14th and football fever has now reached boiling point. All around the world, fans are gearing up for World Cup screenings, sweepstakes and generally having a football focused good time.This is a great fundraising opportunity! To show how you can get into the fundraising football spirit we've put together some World Cup-themed fundraising ideas to spark your imagination and help you hit and exceed your target.

Girls play outside their home with toys donated by an ActionAid supporter in Shingiro District, Rwanda

At ActionAid, we’re blown away every day by the generosity of our supporters. And at this time of great change and upheaval, when the world can seem polarised, individual acts of kindness and generosity are especially welcome.

Thank you for supporting our work in 2016.

Watch our video of 2016 highlights

Posted in Blogs 2 years 8 months ago

2016 has been an incredibly eventful year on the world stage. But with your steadfast support, together we’ve achieved thousands of everyday victories in this time of change. Take a look at our video to see what we’ve achieved together this year.

Find the perfect Gift in Action this Christmas.

We’ve all got that one person who’s impossible to buy a Christmas present for, whether it’s a picky aunt, a friend who’s already got everything she needs, or a dad who simply won’t give you any hints. So this year, take the stress out of Christmas shopping with the help of our GIFS in Action idea generator! Answer the following questions about the recipient and choose from a selection of life-changing Gifts in Action that are sure to raise a smile this Christmas.