National media briefing: Comic Relief, Family Action, James Bulger charity to be set up, Mind

Charities in today's national news

National Media Briefing
National Media Briefing

Comedians Stephen Fry, Jimmy Carr, Al Murray and Frank Skinner are hoping to raise more than £1m for Comic Relief's Red Nose Day by launching their own limited-edition flavours of potato crisps, with 5p from each pack going to the charity.
See The Sun for full story

More babies are at risk of being born into poverty because of tax and benefit changes in the UK, the charity Family Action has claimed.
See BBC News for full story

A charity is being set up in the name of James Bulger, the Merseyside toddler who was abducted and murdered in 1993, which will support young people who have become the victims of crime, hatred or bullying.

See BBC News for full story

The mental health charity Mind has said it is vital that planned NHS reforms do not jeopardise the continuity and quality of care received by people with mental health problems.
See the Daily Mirror for full story

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