Charities in today's national news
Trustees of the Bomber Command Association face paying £700,000 out of their own pockets to unveil the Bomber Command Memorial because the government is refusing to pay for the ceremony.
Scottish schoolgirl blogger Martha Payne has decided to end her school dinners blog after raising nearly £100,000 for Mary’s Meals, a charity that helps to feed children in the third world.
Singer Will.i.am hopes his donation of £500,000 to the Prince’s Trust will help to find the next Mark Zuckerberg among disadvantaged children from deprived areas of London.
Investing £1 in keeping a family together when someone goes to prison can save the taxpayer £11, according to the Prison Advice and Care Trust, citing research at a south London prison.