The Week in Charities

NAAFI, the Navy, Army and Air Forces Institute, has hired Ptarmigan Bell Pottinger to handle the PR for its 90th anniversary celebrations this year.

Since it was founded in 1910, NAAFI has provided home comforts to armed forces serving on the front line and foreign military bases.

YouthNet has recruited Emma Thomas as marketing and communications director. She joins the online charity next month from her role as head of marketing for BBC.co.uk, BBC Mobile, BBC Learning and digital marketing.

Remember a Charity has appointed Rob Cope as its campaign director. The group is a consortium of more than 140 charities, working to raise awareness of charitable legacies. Cope's role will involve leading an integrated comms, marketing and membership campaign that will aim to make gifts in wills the social norm.

Mencap's senior media and PR officer Lucy Hannagan has left to join obesity prevention expert MEND as media and communications manager. She will aim to raise awarenesss of MEND's community-based healthy living programmes for children and young people.

Crusaid, the charity offering help to people living in poverty as a result of HIV and Aids, has appointed Jordan Hay as chief executive.

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