National media briefing: Mary's Meals, Impact, the Royal British Legion and Cancer Hair Care

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The schoolgirl blogger Martha Payne, who hit the headlines earlier this year when her local council banned her from posting photographs of her school dinners online, has released a book charting her story that will raise money for Mary’s Meals.

See The Independent for full story

Martin Yeates, the chief executive who ran Stafford Hospital when it was severely criticised by the Healthcare Commission, is now running Impact, a charity that provides addiction and alcohol-related help in Shropshire.

See BBC News for full story

The Royal British Legion has apologised to a Stockport fundraiser for wrongly accusing her of being a rogue seller.

See BBC News for full story

The TV presenter Cat Deeley is to be the new face of the charity partnership between Cancer Hair Care and the hair care brand Pantene Pro-V, which aims to help the 100,000 women a year who suffer hair loss during cancer treatment.

See the London Evening Standard for full story

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