National media briefing: Save the Children, Sheffield Children's Hospital, the British Heart Foundation and Workwise

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

For the first time, Save the Children has launched an appeal to help the 350,000 children in poverty in Britain after its report, It Shouldn’t Happen Here, found that almost 50 per cent of low-income families are short of money every week.

See Metro for full story

Stars of the England cricket side that won the Ashes in 2005 reunited yesterday to play an England Legend XI for charity in Sheffield in aid of two causes: Sheffield Children’s Hospital and junior cricket development.

See the Yorkshire Post for full story

British Heart Foundation shops are asking for people to support the charity's Great British Bag-athon, after a BHF survey found that 38 per cent of people in the south west admitted they own clothes that do not suit them.

See This is Plymouth for full story

The mental health charity Workwise, based in Bury St Edmunds, is expanding its services after being handed more than £250,000 in donations.

See the Bury Free Press for full story


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