National media briefing: the Disasters Emergency Committee, Kids Company, Rethink Mental Illness and Age UK

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The Disasters Emergency Committee, the group of 14 UK aid charities, has launched an appeal to help victims of the devastating Philippines typhoon and will make a televised appeal this evening.

See BBC News for full story

The rock band Coldplay are auctioning memorabilia from their Mylo Xyloto world tour for the charity Kids Company.

See BBC News for full story

Nearly two-thirds of adults in the UK would keep schizophrenia hidden from their employers if they were diagnosed with the condition, a survey by Rethink Mental Illness has found.

See BBC News for full story

One in every 25 pensioners faces being alone over Christmas, according to an Age UK survey. 

See The Independent for full story

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