The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has started accepting nominations for the 2015 Hilton Humanitarian Prize. At $1.5 million, this is the largest humanitarian award available to charities.Since 1996, it has been presented annually to a nonprofit organisation anywhere in the world that is “doing extraordinary work to alleviate human suffering”. UK organisations have received the award in the past, including St Christopher’s Hospice. The nomination period runs from 30 July to 31 August 2014. You can find the guidelines and eligibility criteria on the Foundation’s website. Restrictions include, for example, the requirement for organisations to have legally established for at least five years, and to have annual operating expenditure of more than $500,000.Nominations can be made to [email protected] or toPrize DepartmentConrad N. Hilton Foundation30440 Agoura RoadAgoura HillsCA 91301USATel: 818-851-3700 $1.5m humanitarian award invites nominations from around the world Tagged with: Awards Funding Howard Lake | 30 July 2014 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis 27 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.
A 40-year-old man initialed as AR, who has tested positive for COVID-19, has caused a commotion as he refused to be taken to the hospital by a team of medical workers and fumed at his neighbors in the city of Tasikmalaya, West Java.He had tested positive of COVID-19 in a recent swab test.AR became enraged when the team, wearing hazmat suits, approached to pick him up at his house in Empangsari subdistrict in the city on Friday. He became more infuriated when neighbors recorded the event on their mobile phones. He ran after the neighbors and hugged then in an apparent attempt to infect them with the viral disease.“What are you staring at? I will hug you all, you will soon be people under monitoring,” he said, referring to the ODP status, while chasing and hugging residents, Kompas.com reported on Friday.In the end, the medical workers managed to persuade AR to be taken to hospital and quarantined in an isolation room.Read also: 46 medical workers in Semarang contract COVID-19 after patients fail to reveal travel history Tasikmalaya Deputy Mayor Muhammad Yusuf confirmed that a patient had gone berserk when he was to be picked up by medical workers.Yusuf said the authority had to pick up the patient as he had refused to isolate himself.“I have ordered a team to forcibly take the patient, because if not, it would be dangerous for the neighborhood if transmission occurs,” he said.He also demanded that the team track the patient’s contacts and disinfect the area around the patient’s house. (aly)Topics :