National media briefing: Unicef, Prison Reform Trust, Child Poverty Action Group and a nude drawing of Lady Gaga is auctioned

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge yesterday expressed their delight at raising more than £1m in a single day for the victims of east Africa’s famine as part of a Unicef appeal.

See the Daily Mirror for full story

The Prison Reform Trust wants the burden on prisons reduced after statistics showed that 82 of 130 prisons in England and Wales were overcrowded at the end of October.

See The Guardian for full story

Poor families are facing a "triple whammy" of benefit, support and service cuts, says Alison Garnham, head of the Child Poverty Action Group.

See The Guardian for full story

A nude charcoal drawing of Lady Gaga by singer Tony Bennett went up for auction on eBay this week, with all proceeds going to both singers' charities.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story


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