Voluntary Sector: The Week in Charities

Movember has a pitch process under way to find a PR agency to replace incumbent Iris PR. Iris has been working with Movember for four years but decided not to repitch as the brief has changed. Movember is gearing up for its month of fundraising in November, during which men around the world grow moustaches to raise money for men's issues such as prostate cancer.

ERIC, a national children's charity, has teamed up with Loose Women star Lynda Bellingham to promote Dry and Mighty, a summer awareness-raising campaign. The campaign will aim to improve understanding of bedwetting and encourage families to come forward for information and support to manage or overcome the problem.

WaterAid held a non-stop tweetathon on 7 June, called WaterAid 24, to show supporters what it does over a 24-hour period. Beginning with WaterAid in Australia, the tweets started and ended at midnight BST, finishing with WaterAid in America.

Ogilvy has been appointed by international disaster relief charity ShelterBox to generate national awareness and stimulate donations with the launch of its 'Big Box and Buy' campaign following a competitive pitch. ShelterBox's Big Box and Buy is part of the Big Green Box Week, from 11-18 June.

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