National media briefing: the Trussell Trust, Christian Aid, Mencap, MatchingDonors and Cardiff Council cracks down on street fundraisers

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The Trussell Trust, which runs food banks, says it is opening four new centres a week in the UK to keep up with demand for emergency food supplies.

See BBC News for full story

Christian Aid has launched a campaign calling for an end to secret tax havens.

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Cornwall's branch of the charity Mencap is facing closure because the members of its committee are standing down, its retiring chairman has said.

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A controversial US charity website called MatchingDonors, which allows patients to plead directly for a kidney donor online, is being launched in the UK this week.

See ITV News for full story

Cardiff Council has signed an agreement with the Public Fundraising Regulatory Association that will reduce the number of face-to-face fundraisers that can operate in the city.

See WalesOnline for full story

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