National media briefing: Samaritans, money for Japan tsunami fund left in public toilet, the Montse Benitez Foundation and the International Transport Workers' Federation's Seafarers' Trust

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The singers KT Tunstall and James Morrison are among British artists featured on Songs to Save a Life, a charity album to raise funds for Samaritans.

See The Guardian for full story

An anonymous donor in Japan has left 10m yen (about £83,500) to charity by dumping it in a public toilet with a letter saying it should be donated to victims of the earthquake and tsunami that hit the country in March.
See BBC News for full story

The wife of the former Liverpool FC manager Rafa Benitez has launched her charity, the Montse Benitez Foundation, to help people in the city.

See the Liverpool Echo for full story

Sea piracy is costing billions of pounds and ruining lives, seafaring charities including the International Transport Workers’ Federation’s Seafarers’ Trust have said.

See the Press Association for full story

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