National media briefing: Legacy Rainbow House founder benefit fraud, Catch22, women give more than men and Breast Cancer Care

Charities in today's national news

National Media Briefing
National Media Briefing

The founder of the Legacy Rainbow House, a charity for children with disabilities in west Lancashire, has been sentenced for benefit fraud.

See BBC News for full story

Teenagers and young adults could emerge as some of the biggest losers from the government's spending cuts, charities including Catch22 have warned.

See The Guardian for full story

A study in the US has found that women across nearly every income level give signifcantly more to charity than men – in some cases twice as much.

See the Daily Mail for full story

Breast cancer charities including Breast Cancer Care have expressed scepticism over research that suggests women with breast cancer could be having unnecessary surgery after having MRI scans.

See the Daily Mail for full story


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