The Sun is more than a newspaper. It is an instigator, an entertainer, a cultural reference point, a finger on the pulse, a daily relationship and has immeasurable impact to causes it gets behind.
This year, The Sun and The Sun on Sunday has forced the government to act on substandard homes for our military personnel, secure long-term funding for women’s refuges and held companies to account for taking unfair sums of money from pensioners.
Read more about the different campaigns and charities The Sun and The Sun on Sunday has supported below.
In a special edition of The Scottish Sun tomorrow [Friday], every copy sold will raise money for Mary’s Meals, the Scottish charity which is part of a global movement to provide meals to some of the world’s poorest children in a place of learning every school day. It costs Mary’s Meals just 7 pence to […]
The Sun is celebrating Britain’s Everyday Heroes – the millions of public sector workers who dedicate their lives to helping the country work. Whether it is nurses attending to terror attack victims, firefighters at the Grenfell tragedy or care workers helping out the most needy, The Sun will be celebrating those who are always there […]
The Sun today launches its annual Smiles at Christmas campaign, this year supporting a charity helping families with kids battling cancer. Each day in the UK, 11 children such as three-year-old Callum Tolley (picutred above) are diagnosed with the disease. The Sun is calling on its army of generous readers to donate to the appeal […]
The numbers are in – and The Sun can now confirm that the paper’s ‘Old Pounds for Poppies’ appeal raised more than £1 million for the Royal British Legion in the run-up to last weekend’s Remembrance Sunday commemorations. Hundreds of thousands of readers rummaged around for old pound coins and donated them to poppy sellers up […]
The Sun has worked with Counter Terrorism Policing to launch a safety campaign to help keep youngsters safe in the event of a terror attack. The collaboration aims to reach millions of 11 to 16-year-olds with a safety campaign aimed at children and teenagers. Leveraging The Sun’s massive reach among younger audiences online, on social […]
There wasn’t a dry eye in the house at The Sun’s first Who Cares Wins health awards held on Wednesday 11 October. Yesterday’s ceremony, presented by The Sun columnist Lorraine Kelly, honoured NHS staff and other health heroes all nominated by grateful readers. You can see highlights from the day here. Emotions ran high as the awards […]
The London Evening Standard and The London Community Foundation have today written to The Sun editor-in-chief Tony Gallagher to thank him for The Sun’s donation towards their Grenfell Tower Fire Appeals. The Sun donated £100,000 to the appeal and urged readers to also donate. The letter praised The Sun’s financial support that allowed the appeal […]
In 2016 The News Academy held its third annual summer school, launched the News UK Video Academy and began the search for three Sun Apprentices. The News Academy offers free masterclasses throughout the year to aspiring journalists. Our editors and journalists across the titles give up their time and their wealth of experience to equip […]
The Sun’s Smiles At Christmas campaign raised an incredible £500,000 in cash and toys in 2016. The biggest festive appeal in Sun history set out to help four charities by asking its big-hearted readers to donate what they could to bring a little extra cheer to disadvantaged children. Over the festive period Sun lorries delivered […]