National media briefing: Family Fund Northern Ireland, Giveacar, Dogs Trust, Water Forward, Severn Area Rescue Association and Rifles

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The Family Fund Northern Ireland has said it has run out of money and is unable to process grants for the families it works with.

See BBC News for full story

Giveacar, a business that turns old cars into money for charity, has made it to the final 12 of a global competition to find the world’s most effective social enterprise.

See Daily Telegraph for full story

Scores of people were forced to give up their dogs last year because their landlords banned pets, the Dogs Trust has said.

See Press Association for full story

Michael Birch, the co-founder of the Bebo community site, has launched his latest project, Water Forward, which uses Facebook and Twitter to attract charitable donations.

See Financial Times for full story (paywall)

The Severn Area Rescue Association, a charity based in Gloucestershire, has said it has suffered a significant fall in donations in the past year.

See BBC News for full story

The Rifles army charity has been banned from collecgting money at a shopping centre in Essex because it "would put off customers".

See Daily Star for full story

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