National media briefing: Count The Kicks, Mencap, The Challenging Behaviour Foundation, Chance UK and the Youth Sport Trust

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Sophia Mason, founder of the charity Count The Kicks, says stillbirth is "much more common than people think", at one in every 200 deliveries.

See Daily Mirror for full story

Mencap and The Challenging Behaviour Foundation have passed on 260 serious cases involving allegations of physical assault, sexual abuse and excessive restraint in the care system to the authorities in the past year.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

Chance UK says it experienced a spike in volunteering following last summer’s riots because there was a "sense people really felt they needed to take responsibility".

See BBC News for full story

The Youth Sport Trust charity has called for a renewed effort to improve sports standards among the under-11s after culture secretary Jeremy Hunt admitted that sports provision in schools was "patchy".

See The Independent for full story

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