The Week in Charities

Media Trust has produced a documentary that offers an exclusive look at the charity and voluntary sector aspects of the Glastonbury Festival. The film, for broadcast on Community Channel this month, goes behind the scenes at Worthy Farm to celebrate unsung heroes of volunteering, campaigning and fundraising, on site, over the past 40 years.

Glastonbury: Media Trust doc
Glastonbury: Media Trust doc

Unicef UK has launched a corporate partnership with the Co-operative Pharmacy to fund the latter's sanitation work in Togo.

Amnesty International has joined with new music download site Fairshare music to provide 'feelgood downloading'. Music fans can now donate to Amnesty as they download at no extra cost.

Diabetes UK has launched an online Type 2 diabetes risk score test that is more accurate, personal and user-friendly than previous tests. It has been created in collaboration with the University of Leicester and the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.

The British Lung Foundation has launched Mesothelioma Day 2010, by urging people doing DIY to be 'Asbestos Aware'. In a survey of 2,000 homeowners, 65 per cent said they were not confident of identifying asbestos-containing materials in the home.

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