National media briefing: Children's Investment Fund Foundation, Goal, National Obesity Forum

Charities in today's national news

Hedge fund manager Chris Hohn last year donated almost half a billion pounds to the Children's Investment Fund Foundation, the charity he founded.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2009/jul/05/hohn-charity-donation

An aid worker for Irish NGO Goal has been kidnapped near Darfur.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/jul/05/irish-charity-worker-kidnapped-darfur

A volunteer who stole £2k from a children's hospice has been given 28 days to pay back £1.60.

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/top-stories/2009/07/04/thief-plea-on-1-60-115875-21493656/

The National Obesity Forum says many women are putting their unborn babies at risk of future health problems because they are obese when they become pregnant.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1197646/One-children-clinically-obese-start-primary-school.html

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