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mGive, a non-profit organisation working with Red Cross to collect donations via text message, has announced that they have collected over $US4 million for Haitian relief. Jenifer Snyder, mGive's executive director, said that donations are coming in at the rate of $US200,000 an hour, though they have capacity to take on more.

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Here's another reason to consider Sony the next time you're in the market for a gadget: It's looking after the "forgotten generation" —- teenage and young adult cancer patients in the 15-30 age group who often fall into a gap in the health system.

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UNICEF's direct mail campaign has put a teary smile on my face. They're sending out baggies of what appear to be lil' plastic toy soldiers, but are in actually playing children, reminders of young'uns forced into battle in Africa.