National media briefing: ShelterBox, Response to east African famine 'derisory', Save the Children, Shelter Scotland

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The first wave of boxes sent from the Cornish charity ShelterBox have arrived in Kenya to be distributed to thousands of refugees affected by famine.

See BBC News for full story

European nations' donations to drought appeals to save millions of east Africans from starving have been derisory, according to Andrew Mitchell, the Secretary of State for International Development.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

The model Danielle Lineker and the television presenters Chloe Madeley and Zoe Salmon are among a number of famous names fronting a new Save the Children campaign, in which celebrities dress for the occupation they most wanted to do when they were younger.

See the Daily Mail for full story

Shelter Scotland has signed up to the social networking site Foursquare, which allows users to publish their locations online at any given time, and is offering discounts to people who visit eight selected Edinburgh charity shops and 'check in' to the website.

See The Scotsman for full story

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