Voluntary Sector: The Week in Charities

Mark Rhodes, one half of children's TV duo Sam and Mark, is running this Sunday's Virgin London Marathon for Whizz-Kidz.

The TV presenter is raising funds for the young people's mobility charity in memory of his nephew Tom Robbins, who passed away in 2009.

NCT is launching the first interactive charity iPhone app for parents. NCT Babychange is free to download and help parents to find the nearest baby-changing facility in their locality and view its star ratings. The app also allows parents to rate the changing station so others know if it is a good facility to use.

Anthony Nolan, which runs the UK's first and largest blood stem cell register, has called in digital creative agency Albion to raise awareness of and drive recruitment to the donor register. There will be a focus on ethnic minorities via a social media-driven awareness campaign.

Debenhams has joined forces with the NSPCC, ISPCC and Children's 1st, and challenged nine of its fashion designers to create a T-shirt for children to be sold in stores and online, of which all proceeds will be donated.

Kick It Out, football's equality and inclusion campaign, has produced a film with comedian David Baddiel on the issue of anti-Semitism in football.

For breaking voluntary sector news, go to prweek.com/uk/and click on voluntary

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