National media briefing: Sutton Trust, dinner lady leaves fortune to charities, Credit Action, and RPJ Crohn's Foundation

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Education charity the Sutton Trust is to oversee a new US-style endowment fund to help England's most disadvantaged children succeed.

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A Norfolk dinner lady has left nearly £700,000 to eight charities, including Lynn Samaritans and Swaffham Community Hospital, in her will.

See the Daily Mirror for full story

The financial education charity Credit Action says tax and benefit changes coming into force this week will leave households £200 worse off.

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The veteran rock band Status Quo have played a gig for the RPJ Crohn’s Foundation, set up by guitarist Rick Parfitt’s son, who suffers from Crohn's disease.

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