National media briefing: eleven charities protest about Usaid logo, Gok Wan and volunteering, Action for Children, and the National Autistic Society and Twitter

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Eleven charities, including Save The Children, Oxfam and World Vision, are preparing a letter calling on the US to remove the Usaid logo from American-funded assistance in Pakistan.

See BBC News for full story

 

Television fashion guru Gok Wan is urging fans to make a difference to their communities by signing up for a new volunteering scheme in Birmingham.

See the Birmingham Mail for full story

 

Almost half of children have spotted signs of neglect in their peers, Action for Children finds, prompting calls for earlier intervention.

See The Guardian for full story

 

A Twitter user is aiming to spend 60 hours tweeting non-stop to raise funds for the National Autistic Society.

See BBC News for full story

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