Turn2us, part of Elizabeth Finn Care, a charity that gives direct financial support to individuals in need, has launched a social media campaign to publicise fuel poverty. The campaign encourages people to tweet the amount they pay for energy as a percentage of their income. The rates will be plotted on an interactive map to illustrate the variation across the country.
Mencap, the learning disability charity, has launched a competition to find individuals with a learning disability to front an advertising campaign for its support services. The charity is inviting people to audition for its New Year, New Me campaign by submitting a short film or a photo saying what they hope to achieve in 2012.
Parkinson's UK, the Parkinson's disease support and research charity, will receive pro bono support from Hatch Communications during 2011-2012. Hatch will help the Leeds and District branch of Parkinson's UK with strategic advice and copywriting, editing and designing their members' newsletter.