National media briefing: Kids Company, Macmillan Cancer Support, John Lewis invites charities to use spare rooms in its stores and Stonewall

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

People are being encouraged to donate old mobile phones to help raise money to feed vulnerable and hungry children in London, as part of a partnerships between the parenting website Netmums and the charity Kids Company.

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Many cancer patients who lose weight because of the disease are being forced to rely on handouts because they cannot afford the new clothes they need, Macmillan Cancer Support has said.

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The retailer John Lewis is inviting charities, health and arts groups to use spare rooms in its department stores and allowing shoppers to vote on which causes their local department store supports.

See The Guardian for full story


Homophobic bullying in schools needs to be taken more seriously, according to the gay rights charity Stonewall.

See BBC News for full story

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