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Pupils on hospital ship the Global Mercy were so excited to get a letter from the Queen when they sent a congratulations card for Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee. Teacher Kathryn Dungworth from Lancashire says the children aged six and seven wrote...

You can combine personal growth with travel while transforming lives if you volunteer for Mercy Ships - like 19-year-old Teddie Ling-Hall. Like many teenagers, Teddie Ling-Hall wasn’t entirely sure what to do next. He was 18 and was looking for something that...

An intrepid headteacher is set to run a marathon in the Arctic as part of an academic year of fundraising at his school to help bring life-changing surgery to the world’s poorest nations. Headteacher Shaun Miles at St Luke’s CofE Primary...

A long-term Mercy Ships supporter is cycling more than 60 miles in one night through the streets of London to raise money for the charity. Don Price, 72, from Woodford Green, London, will be taking part in the London Nightrider on...

A grandmother of six from Gamlingay in South Cambridgeshire is walking 500 miles to help bring life-changing surgery to the world’s poorest nations. Dawn Martin celebrated her 69th birthday just days after she started walking the full length of the Camino...

For a child in a low-income country, an unmet medical need creates a ripple effect. Often, it means that child is unable to go to school. Without an education, the trajectory of their whole life will change. “That child might have amazing...

A determined former GP who suffers a number of health conditions ran the Manchester Marathon yesterday (April 3rd) to bring life-changing surgery to the world’s poorest nations. Ruth Stunell from Rawtenstall, Lancashire, says her own health issues have made her realise...

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