National media briefing: Beat, Alcohol Concern, Gingerbread, MyDonate, Children With Leukaemia and Bliss

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Eating disorders charity Beat is extending its services to those affected by obesity after its members voted for a change in its constitution.
See BBC News for full story

Only eight A&E departments in the UK offer alcohol harm reduction interventions for under-16s, Alcohol Concern has warned.
See The Guardian for full story

Charities including Gingerbread have written to Theresa May, the minister for women and equalities, to urge her to rethink child maintenance changes they believe will penalise single mothers.
See The Guardian for full story

Londoners were the most generous givers to charity last year, giving an average of £367; the Scots, who donated an average of £227 each, were next, according to MyDonate.
See STV for full story

A man has completed a marathon on a running machine inside a capsule of the London Eye, raising money for Children With Leukaemia and Bliss. He is attempting to finish 223 marathons in 10 years.
See BBC News for full story

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