Charities in today's national news
The Alzheimer’s Society has said the tasering by police of a North Lincolnshire dementia sufferer demonstrates society’s lack of understanding of the condition.
Freedom from Torture, a charity that helps refugees who have survived physical and mental abuse, says the drastic reduction in government funding to front-line refugee services has left many with nowhere to turn for advice and support.
Jubilee Food Bank says the number of charity food banks in Sheffield has doubled over the past year because of the tough economic situation.
Police in Doncaster are appealing for information after break-ins at the Arthritis Research UK and British Heart Foundation charity shops in the town.