National media briefing: Essex support services get funding, Save The Children, Missionaries of Charity and Age UK

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Support services for vulnerable people living in Essex, including the South East Essex Advocacy for Older People and SoS Domestic Abuse Projects, are to receive more than £1m in funding from the Big Lottery Fund's Reaching Communities programme.

See BBC News for full story

Save The Children’s chief executive Justin Forsyth has spoken out about how almost half of the young people in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, are suffering acute malnutrition and many are dying.

See BBC News for full story

Moscow authorities have ordered the demolition of a homeless shelter run by the Missionaries of Charity organisation, set up by Mother Teresa of Calcutta.

See The Independent for full story

New research from Age UK and the Office for National Statistics has found that 5.7 million older people are not online, but those who are use the web for longer and to great effect.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

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