The Week in Charities

- The Marine Conservation Society has teamed up with 4Kids Entertainment International, the licensing agent for comic book superheroes the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The characters will make surprise appearances at key Marine Conservation Society events to endorse the society's conservation messages around endangered marine turtles.

- The Royal Parks Foundation has brought in sports, food and adventure specialist KTB PR to promote its second half-marathon. The event, which takes place on 11 October, leads runners through London's Royal Parks. KTB will use a 'Fresh Air Fitness' theme, focusing on encouraging 'freshers', or novice runners, to get active and sign up.

- Save The Children has picked Exposure to handle work around the summer festival season following a competitive pitch. Exposure will handle experiential work at various music festivals and a multi-platform campaign. The activity will run from May to September and will try to encourage new supporters.

- Electrical Safety Council, a charity, has appointed Cherry Read as its new head of comms and campaigns. Read was previously a director at Munro&Forster. She will oversee a £2m programme to reduce UK deaths from electrical accidents.

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