National media briefing: the Mercy Corps; Amber, Broadway and Emmaus; the HMS Victory Preservation Trust; the John Muir Trust and the Borders Forest Trust

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The disaster relief charity Mercy Corps is one of 30 organisations that will take part in the UK government's new Rapid Response Facility, which aims to speed up the response to major humanitarian disasters. 

See the Press Association for full story

The homelessness charities Amber, Broadway and Emmaus are seeking donations of suits to give to homeless people for use on job interviews as part of their Suit for Success campaign.

See The Guardian for full story

The Ministry of Defence is to hand over the historic warship HMS Victory to a newly formed charity, the HMS Victory Preservation Trust.

See BBC News for full story

The John Muir Trust and the Borders Forest Trust are hoping to raise more than £1m in just 10 days to allow them to buy a vast tract of ground in the Borders that was once a stronghold for William Wallace.

See BBC News for full story

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