National media briefing: Citizens Advice, Help for Heroes, International Service and shops donating food

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Citizens Advice says its already overstretched service is being pushed to breaking point by requests for assistance with incapacity benefit.

See The Guardian for full story

US rock band Kiss are donating the profits from their London concert this week to UK forces charity Help For Heroes.

See BBC News for full story

North Yorkshire charities including International Service have spoken out against the Yorkshire MEP Godfrey Bloom, who criticised the government’s overseas aid programme.

See The Press, York, for full story

Supermarkets and sandwich chains could soon share surplus food with families struggling in the economic downturn by arranging with charities to pick up the food.

See Daily Mail for full story

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