National media briefing: Derian House Children's Hospice, the Red Cross Society of China, FareShare and Age UK

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Chorley Football Club will feature the name of a children's charity, Derian House Children’s Hospice, on their shirts next season in what they claim is a first in non-league football.

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The Red Cross Society of China, the country's largest charity, has been criticised after a young woman who claimed to work at the charity posted pictures of herself online posing with a luxury car, amid accusations of corruption and misspent donations.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

Shoppers at Sainsbury's are being asked to donate food from their trolleys to the poor, as the supermarket launches a trial with food redistribution charity FareShare to encourage giving to struggling local charities.

See The Guardian for full story

Up to a quarter of a million elderly and disabled people will suffer a decline in their dignity and quality of life after a legal decision paved the way for widespread cutbacks to home care, charities including Age UK have warned.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

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