National media briefing: Mothers' Union, Wearside Women in Need, Diabetes UK Cymru and Mencap

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The Christian charity the Mothers’ Union has called on parents to stop their children from writing "commercialised" Christmas lists.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

The abuse charity Wearside Women in Need says it will use donated copies of the book Fifty Shades of Grey as compost and toilet paper.

See BBC News for full story

Diabetes UK Cymru has said it is increasingly concerned about the number of people with diabetes who stop taking their medication in order to lose weight.

See BBC News for full story

Mencap has praised Marks & Spencer for featuring a four-year-old boy with Down's syndrome in its Christmas television campaign after his mother highlighted the lack of disabled children in adverts.

See Channel 4 News for full story

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