National media briefing: the Katie Haines Memorial Trust, Clic Sargent, a charitable political broadcast and Jessie J to shave her head

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The Conservative Party is to break with convention on Wednesday with a party political broadcast appealing to voters to a give money to charities working to relieve the drought in east Africa.

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A man from Berkshire whose wife died from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning has set up a charity in her name to raise awareness of gas leaks – the Katie Haines Memorial Trust.

See BBC News for full story

Singer Jessie J says she is planning to shave her head to raise £1m for her favourite five charities.

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Clic Sargent founder Bob Woodward was awarded a lifetime achivement award at the Pride of Britain Awards 2011.

See the Daily Mail for full story

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