Voluntary Sector: The Week in Charities

Help the Heroes, the soldiers' charity, is on the hunt for pro bono support for its fundraising event, The Heroes' Ball. It is looking for an agency to secure event sponsorship from defence contractors.

Trinity PR is to handle media for the Dyspraxia Foundation's awareness week - 27 September to 4 October. The foundation wants to increase the understanding of dyspraxia.

Platform PR has won a five-way pitch to run a fundraising campaign for Glasgow University's faculty of veterinary medicine. The campaign aims to raise £10m to build an animal hospital.

Make Your Mark, the national enterprise campaign, has promoted director of comms Scott Cain to deputy chief executive. Former PR manager Hannah Bourne has stepped up to head of comms while Claire Sanders becomes head of marketing.

The IBS Network has rebranded as The Gut Trust. Full service creative agency Vivid London and freelancer Cherry Chappell will continue to handle media work for the irritable bowel syndrome charity.

Media Reach, the integrated multicultural comms specialist, has been retained by international relief and development charity Islamic Relief.

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