National media briefing: why donating makes you popular, Marie Curie Cancer Care and American Idol Gives Back

Charities in the national news today

Charitable activity makes people stronger and more popular, studies find.

See the Daily Mail for full story

 

Marie Curie Cancer Care is to benefit from  £33,000 raised by a runner who completed 50 marathons in 50 days.

See BBC News for full story

 

Wednesday's American Idol Gives Back, a televised event in the US, raised $15m for charities.

See ITN for full details

 

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