The latest news and views about charities, donations, and charitable moves in general
An Iranian charitable NGO provides help for a disadvantaged Pakistani immigrant family residing in southern Tehran.
The heart of Behnam Mirzakhani, a 25-year-old Iranian fireman who was brain-dead in the Plasco building collapse, have been donated to a patient.
Parviz Fattah, the head of Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation (IKRF) of Iran, announced that 3,100 Christian families are among the poor people covered by this charity organization.
Iran is a land of philanthropy and benevolence; however, sporadic crimes are seen here and there, from time to time. Iranians hold Golrizan ceremonies to raise donations for inmates of unintentional crimes.
Several athletes and artists, including Shahab Hosseini who recently won an award at Cannes, as well as the Vice-President for Women Affairs Shahindokht Mowlaverdi, took part in a major charity appeal event in Tehran.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei made a substantial donation to a charity organization that collects money for the release of needy inmates who have committed crimes without intent.
Within minutes, I witnessed how capable Mahak is at helping children deal with cancer. That an NGO should be in charge of such an important issue is self-explanatory. It is easy to see that there is a humanitarian culture in Iran, and it is not just financially manifested.
The charity match in Tehran was to raise money for MS patients.
The greats of the world’s football will play against Iran’s soccer stars on Friday to raise money for MS patients.
Over the past 25 years, 90,000 prisoners found guilty of involuntary offenses have been released.
Motamed-Arya’s prize will go under the hammer and the proceeds will go to a campaign to shelter the homeless.
Rakhshan Bani-Etemad’s international award will be put up for sale; the proceeds will go to a charity to offer accommodations to homeless women in Tehran.
The society acts as a bridge linking citizens to the homeless; it gets food from citizens and gives it out to the needy.
Iranian artists contribute to the efforts of the United Nations food agency to take on global hunger.