National media briefing: Size of Wales; ChildLine, YouthNet and YoungMinds; Care of Police Survivors; and finding volunteers on social media

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Size of Wales, a Welsh charity that wants to protect an area of rainforest the size of Wales, has hit its fundraising target of £2m. The money will go towards projects in Latin America and Africa.

See The Guardian for full story

The children's charities ChildLine, YouthNet and YoungMinds have warned that more young people are self-harming and have come together to highlight the issue for today's Self-harm Awareness Day.

See BBC News for full story

Police officers are taking part in a charity walk around the Greater Manchester boundary in memory of two officers who were killed on duty. The money raised will go to the Care of Police Survivors charity.

See BBC News for full story

Charities are increasingly making use of social media networks to attract new volunteers.

See The Guardian for full story

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