National media briefing: Military Families Fund, MS Society, v Inspired Awards and a pledge by Drogba

Today's charity-related national news stories

The Military Families Fund will receive £150,000 from the Canadian government after the Prince of Wales asked for a donation to be made to charity in place of gifts for him at the end of the tour.

See BBC News for full story

 

Harry Potter author JK Rowling would return to her former position of patron at the MS Society Scotland if it severed links with its English parent.

See The Scotsman for full story

 

Chelsea striker Didier Drogba is giving £3m to his foundation to build a hospital in his home nation Ivory Coast.

See the Daily Mail for full story

 

A volunteer who set up a drama charity that raised £30,000 for her community has been named as one of the 30 finalists for the v Inspired Awards.

See Metro for full story

 

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