The Week: In charities

- ActionAid has called in Golden Goose PR for a new ad campaign that launches in January. The agency won the brief after a competitive three-way pitch. ActionAid campaigns to end poverty and improve lives in developing countries.

- The National Deaf Children's Society has recruited Victoria Shooter as director of comms from Band & Brown Communications, where she was an account director. She leads an eight-strong comms team.

- Kindred has been appointed in to support the Royal Institution of Great Britain with its 2010 Christmas Lecture series. The historic lectures, which have been running since 1825, are returning to the BBC and will be aired on BBC Four during the Christmas season.

- BBC Four documentary Sectioned, flagship BBC One soap EastEnders and Channel 4 drama Shameless were among the big winners at last week's Mind Mental Health Media Awards 2010. The awards celebrated the best portrayals of mental distress and reporting of mental health in broadcast and new media.

CORRECTION

Last week, we wrote that Nick Edmans had been appointed director of comms at the charity Cats Protection (previously Cats Protection League). Actually, Edmans started the role in July.

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