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Charity golf day at La Herradura’s Hideaway Bar helps abandoned animals on Spain’s Costa Tropical

AN annual charity golf day, held at La Herradura's popular Hideaway bar, was “on the ball” in raising €5,551 for abandoned animals on the...

Solidarity campaign returns with 6.000 free admissions to AquaMijas water park on Spain’s Costa del Sol

AN INITIATIVE between the Mijas City Council and the Red Cross will help collect school supplies for children in need in Malaga province. The Spanish...

Hundreds run against ‘fake news’ on World Press Freedom Day in Malaga on Spain’s Costa del Sol

ALMOST 800 people took part in Malaga’s World Press Freedom day run on Sunday May 8. It was the fifth time the race has taken...

Teacher offers Ukrainian refugees free Spanish lessons at academy in Estepona on Spain’s Costa del Sol.

IT is yet another heartwarming example of ordinary people being moved to do something to help those fleeing Russian invasion of Ukraine. A teacher from...

Five Spaniards drive from Spain’s Alicante to Poland to cook paella for refugees fleeing Ukraine

FIVE friends from Spain were so moved by the situation affecting those fleeing the Ukraine that they decided to do what they did best:...

“Times are hard”: Popular animal charity opens second shop on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BIG REDS Animal Association is opening their second charity shop, only two years after their first venture opened in Almoradi. A grand opening is planned...

Supergroup of local artists unite to release charity single for disabled kids on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A CHARITY for disabled children and their families is due to benefit from the release of a charity single performed by United Voices of...

Police collect three tonnes of food and toys for needy children in Spain’s Malaga

NATIONAL Police in Malaga have collected three tonnes of food and toys for needy families this Christmas. Officers from across Malaga province donated the items...

La Cala Lions Diabetic Support Group raises over €2000 with Costa del Sol stroll

THE Costa del Sol was awash with walkers last weekend as La Cala residents took to the streets to mark World Diabetic Day. Hundreds of...

Amateur runner breaks world the record for pushing mum in wheelchair for 26 miles at Barcelona Marathon

A SPANISH amateur athlete has smashed an incredible world record by pushing his mother in a wheelchair for 26 miles in under three hours. Dedicated...

Horses in danger as animal charity makes desperate plea for help on Spain’s Costa Blanca

HORSES, donkeys, ponies and many other animals are at risk if the Easy Horse Care Rescue Centre in Rojales can’t replace it’s ageing transport. The...

ADANA Dog Shelter banned from fundraising at Estepona Port Market

ADANA dog shelter in Estepona is struggling to reach their monthly donation target after it was banned from fundraising at the weekly Sunday market...

Charities in Malaga, Alicante and Almeria receive 24 tonnes of food for the increasingly vulnerable in Spain

CHARITIES from Malaga, Alicante and Almería have received 24 tonnes of food donations from Grupo ASV throughout July, 2021. They supplemented the important work done...

Guests don their gladrags for cancer appeal as Legends music venue reopens for first time in 15 months

THE LEGENDARY venue was sold out three times over as guests took a trip back to the 60s at a major fundraiser on the...

Fundraising bid to help forest school in Spain blossom

MORE than €2750 has already been collected to boost pupils’ extracurricular activities at Pan y Cacahuetes thanks to a dedicated squad of parents and...

Fighting cancer: Mallorca’s Cala Nova Cancer Care charity raises €400,000

CALA NOVA Cancer Care Charity Shop in San Agustin has helped raise over €400,000 for various cancer charities since it opened and most recently...

Britain’s ‘richest plumber’ Charlie Mullins helps raise €10,000 for charity close to his heart in Spain

BRITAIN’s richest plumber and his pals have raised €10,000 for a charity close to their hearts.  Charlie Mullins, who has a holiday home in La...

Olive Press readers raise over €5,000 after report of charity funds running dry on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BIG REDS Animal Association, based in Catral (Alicante), received “unbelievable” donations of over €5,000 after The Olive Press revealed they were in “panic mode”...

Fuengirola expats rally to help save Spain’s iconic only English speaking theatre

A GROUP of amateur actors in Fuengirola are rallying to help save Spain’s only English speaking theatre.  A fundraiser has been launched to protect the...

Restaurant in Spain’s Ibiza launches inspiring campaign to feed hundreds of struggling families this Christmas

Inspirational campaign to help the hungry plans to go global

Popular optician chain launches Christmas food collection points throughout Spain’s Costa Blanca

SPECSAVERS Opticians across the Costa Blanca have teamed up to collect food donations for vulnerable people in the region. Staff are collecting items throughout this...

Horse rescue centre on Spain’s Costa Blanca goes international as it expands operations into Switzerland

ROJALES' Easy Horse Care Rescue Centre is going international after gaining official recognition as a charity in Switzerland. It means both fundraising and the re-homing...

Community pulls together to help food bank robbed of stock for the needy on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN Almoradi-based charity has had its storage facility robbed of stock meant for food parcels. Big Reds was keeping hundreds of euros worth of groceries...

Expat ‘Superhero’ smashes target raising funds for rare genetic condition affecting 18,000 Brits and Spanish

A BRITISH expat on Spain’s Costa Blanca has tripled his target in a fundraising campaign for his rare genetic condition. The charity he partnered with,...

Expat community group saves charity from bankruptcy on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A GROUP of expats in Torrevieja have prevented homeless charity Reach Out going bankrupt amid the COVID-19 lockdown. The 'U3A' group is a self-help organisation...

Italian woman wins Picasso painting worth €1 million from €100 raffle ticket

AN Italian woman has won a Picasso painting that’s worth €1 million in a raffle.

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