The Week in Charities

The Shaw Trust is targeting marketing organisations with a campaign to improve workplace awareness of mental health issues. The charity conducted a survey of 1,000 marketing professionals and found 57.1 per cent would not be happy to disclose a condition such as depression to their line manager.

Re-Everything, a Bath-based agency, has been hired by seven community foundations (charities dedicated to strengthening local communities) in the south west of England to improve awareness and recognition of their work with donors and professional advisers.

NCT, the parenting charity, has appointed media and PR officer Andrea Shufflebotham. She was previously comms officer at the International Water Association. The charity plans to lobby the Government during Breastfeeding Awareness Week (10-17 May) to make breastfeeding more acceptable in public places.

Forster has been brought in to raise awareness of Turn2us, a charity that exists to help people living in financial need in the UK access the money available to them. Forster will working with Turn2us to target people who are in work and struggling financially, or who have recently been made redundant.

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