National media briefing: David Walliams, Thames Reach, Norcas and fundraisers in the street

Charities in today's news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Comedian David Walliams has raised £1.1m for Comic Relief by swimming the River Thames for the charity.

See The Guardian for full story

Rough sleepers are being sold as slaves to gangs for as little as £100, a homelessness charity Thames Reach has warned.

See BBC News for full story

Norcas, a charity supporting people affected by drug and alcohol addiction, says a highly-regarded service, which supports addicts, could end due to a lack of funding.

See BBC News for full story

Three out of four people openly admit dodging charity fundraisers in the street, according to new research by mobile phone company Vodafone.

See Mirror for full story

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