National media briefing: Age UK, the RSPCA, outsourcing, the British Red Cross, Humanade - and a golfer quits at 28 to spend more time with her charities

Charities in the national news today

Age UK is accused of pressuring older people into leaving it money in their wills.

See the Daily Mail for full story


The RSPCA is to turn away stray pets from its animal shelters to save money.

See the Daily Mail for full story


A former voluntary sector worker says charities have been undermined by the outsourcing of public services.

See Socialist Worker for full story


The director of strategy and evaluation at the British Red Cross explains why she is leaving her job for a place on the Clore Social Leadership Programme.

See The Guardian for full story


Malcolm McLaren's family asks for funeral donations to be made to the human rights charity Humanade.

See BBC News for full story


Lorena Ochoa, the world's number one female golfer, quits the game at 28 to focus on her charities.

See The Independent for full story

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