National media briefing: Save the Children, Status Quo rock for Help for Heroes, Katherine Jenkins runs for Hafan Cymru, the Great Gorilla Run and Larkin toads sold at auction

Charities in today's national news

 

Save the Children has expressed concern after child labourers were pictured working on construction sites for the Commonwealth Games in India.
See the Daily Mail for full story

 

Rock band Status Quo today release a re-recorded version of their 1986 hit In the Army Now with amended lyrics in aid of Help for Heroes and the British Forces Foundation.
See The Independent for full story

 

Opera singer Katherine Jenkins took part in the Admiral Swansea Bay Race to raise money for domestic violence charity Hafan Cymru.
See the Daily Mail for full story

 

More than 600 people wearing gorilla masks and suits took part in the seventh annual Great Gorilla Run in London to raise money for the Great Gorilla Organisation.
See BBC News for full story

 

Forty toad sculptures that have been on display in Hull throughout the summer have sold at auction for £60,000 for the Lord Mayor's charities, the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust and arts funds. The toads, inspired by two Philip Larkin poems, were commissioned to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the poet’s death.
See BBC News for full story

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