National media briefing: foreign aid 'puts off donors', Aik Saath, Tomorrow's People, Eco website to benefit charities

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Pumping billions more into foreign aid has put voters off giving to charity and damaged the reputation of the Prime Minister, David Cameron, according to a poll by the politics website PolitcsHome.com.

See the Daily Mail for full story

Aik Saath, the charity that promotes racial harmony between Asian communities in Slough, Berkshire, will fold this year if it does not receive additional funding, its manager has warned.

See BBC News for full story

Baroness Stedman-Scott, the Tory peer and chief executive of the welfare-to-work charity Tomorrow's People, has criticised the government's Work Programme after she had to close three of her charity's offices and make 61 staff redundant.

See The Guardian for full story

A new website called Double Impact will encourage users to leverage the power of their social networks in order to earn money for charities of their choice, while at the same time making their own lives more sustainable.

See The Independent for full story

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