Hay Bale Wrappings Fight Cancer

Proceedings from the sale of pink and blue hay bale wrappings raised money and awareness for breast and bladder cancer. The proceedings went to Krabbameinsfélag Íslands (The Cancer Association of Iceland)

Charles Gittins and Ólöf Hjálmarsdóttir.

Brit Reads to Iceland’s Elderly

Charles Gittins from the UK takes part in the Icelandic Red Cross’ program where volunteers visit members of the community who are at risk of social isolation. Charles has become a good friend to 103-year-old Ólöf Hjálmarsdóttir, to whom he reads out loud in Icelandic.

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Chess Marathon for Refugees Underway

Hrafn Jökulsson, author and chess fanatic, is today and tomorrow engaged in a chess marathon for charity. He is playing at Reykjavík City Hall and everybody is welcome to come along. Hrafn is collecting money for the UNICEF Fatima Fund for Syrian refugee children.

Teens Collect Essentials for Homeless

Students from Lágafellsskóli school in Mosfellsbær near Reykjavík collected over 100 carrier bags full of daily essentials at three capital area supermarkets this Wednesday, all to be given to homeless people.

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Tractors Circle Iceland for Charity

Friends Karl Friðriksson and Grétar Gústavsson are currently driving the Ring Road on old Massey Ferguson tractors in support of Vinátta (‘Friendship’), a project launched by Barnaheill (Save the Children Iceland) to raise awareness of and fight bullying.