Dawn French voices advertising campaign to help raise £1 million for children with cancer

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first_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.  59 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Tagged with: Celebrity CLIC Sargent corporate Howard Lake | 12 January 2011 | News Tesco has announced that comedienne Dawn French will be the voice of a new marketing campaign that hopes to raise £1 million for children’s cancer charity CLIC Sargent, Tesco Charity of the Year 2010.The campaign will be launched on 20 January with a TV ad which encourages shoppers to buy selected products to help children with cancer. The promotional period will run in store and online from 19 January and will continue until 31 January.5p from each sale, of over 60 big-name household and health and beauty brands will be donated to CLIC Sargent. Shoppers can choose from a wide range of everyday essentials including, Pampers, Ariel, Olay and Pantene, Dettol, Vanish, Finish, Comfort Kleenex® and Andrex®, with an extra £1 donation being made for every Andrex® CLIC Sargent puppy sold. *Radio and press advertising will run alongside the TV activity and prominent marketing materials will be placed in Tesco stores to support the campaign.The money raised will contribute to the partnership’s goal to raise £5 million to fund CLIC Sargent nurses to help children with cancer spend more time at home and less time in hospital. These specialist children’s cancer nurses are able to act as key workers – coordinating the care and support of children with cancer both in hospital and in the community.Lucy Neville-Rolfe, Executive Director, Corporate and Legal Affairs at Tesco, said: ‘We are delighted that Dawn French and so many popular household brands have joined us in this campaign. Their support and the continuing generosity of our customers to CLIC Sargent will mean even more nurses who can coordinate care at home for children and young people with cancer.’Visit www.clicsargent-tesco.org.uk to find out more information about the Charity of the Year partnership.ENDSNotes to Editors:*5p from the sale of selected products sold in Tesco stores or on Tesco.com between 19-31 January 2011 will be donated* to CLIC Sargent, Registered Charity number 1107328 and registered in Scotland (SC039857). There will be an extra £1 donation* made for every Andrex® CLIC Sargent puppy sold. *Donations made by Kimberly-Clark, Procter & Gamble, Reckitt Benckiser, SC Johnson and UnileverTesco Charity of the Year• CLIC Sargent is Tesco Charity of the Year 2010 until 28 Feb 2011• Tesco and CLIC Sargent hope to raise £5 million which will help more children with cancer to leave hospital and spend as much time at home as possible.• Since 1988, Tesco has chosen a different charity every year to be the focus for staff fundraising. The Tesco Charity Trust then adds 20% to staff fundraising.• The money raised by each Tesco store, distribution centre and office will be spent to help children with cancer who live in the local community.• The partnership has been supported throughout 2010 by a range of product promotions in Tesco stores which will be donating a proportion of their sales to the charity. Products include a special range of Tesco greetings cards, a Tesco in-car air freshener and, Canterbury Jack ale while a donation of 0.0125p will also be made by Tesco Personal Finance PLC every time a cash machine is used at Tesco until 28 February 2011. Clubcard customers can now donate their points to CLIC Sargent.CLIC Sargent• CLIC Sargent is the children’s cancer charity.• CLIC Sargent has one simple aim: to ease the burden of childhood cancer on children, young people and their families.• Every day in the UK, 10 families are told their child has cancer. Diagnosis often comes as a shock. Treatment usually starts straight away and can last for up to three years. As the UK’s leading children’s cancer charity, CLIC Sargent is there with clinical, practical and emotional support, every step of the way.• The money raised by the partnership will help fund CLIC Sargent specialist children’s nurses across the UK. Cancer treatment can last for years. These nurses will help children spend as much time at home as possible by co-ordinating all the care they need when they get there.• These nurses will help us change the way children will be cared for in the future – making care at home possible for more children. Dawn French voices advertising campaign to help raise £1 million for children with cancer AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1last_img read more

Freelance journalist Josh Wolf stays in prison after mediation fails

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first_img News News United StatesAmericas Freelance video journalist and blogger Josh Wolf will spend his 200th day in prison tomorrow after an attempt at judicial mediation failed yesterday. Both federal judge Joseph Spero, who was handling the mediation attempt, and Wolf’s lawyers declined to give the reasons for its failure.Wolf will remain in prison for refusing to testify to a federal grand jury and allow it to see his unedited video of a 2005 protest in which a police car was slightly damaged. The grand jury investigation into the attack on the car is currently scheduled to continue until July, but it could be extended until January 2008. If no further mediation attempt is scheduled and Wolf continues to refuse to cooperate with the grand jury, he will remain in jail until the term of its investigation ends or he completes 18 months in prison, which is the maximum penalty for contempt of court in such a case.“The failure of this unprecedented mediation is one more blow to professional secrecy for journalists in the United States, which has suffered a great deal at the hands of the federal judicial authorities,” Reporters Without Borders said. “One might have expected that Judge Spero would have agreed to an alternative penalty to prison, which is hard to justify. We hope further mediation will take place soon and that Wolf will be freed.”______________________________07.03.07 – Judicial mediation due to start on the eve of Josh Wolf’s 200th day in prisonReporters Without Borders today welcomed the fact that judicial mediation will start tomorrow in the case of jailed blogger and freelance video journalist Josh Wolf, and that this could lead to his release. On 10 March, Wolf is due to complete his 200th day in a federal prison in Dublin, California, for refusing to surrender his unedited video to a federal grand jury investigation.“Such mediation is unprecedented in this kind of press case and ought to be used to redress a flagrant miscarriage of justice, however belatedly,” the press freedom organisation said. “Joseph Spero, the judge named as mediator, should bear in mind that journalists are not meant to be police auxiliaries or informers and their role as news providers gives them the right to protect the confidentiality of their sources and material. Wolf’s detention has been used to put pressure on him and it is time for it to stop.”The case goes back to 2005, when Wolf filmed a protest in San Francisco against a G8 summit.After refusing to comply with a federal subpoena to hand over his unedited video and testify to a grand jury investigation into an attack on a police car during the demonstration, he was found in contempt of court and was initially imprisoned from 1 August to 1 September 2006. He was sent back to Dublin prison, near San Francisco, on 20 September after judges rejected an appeal. In all, he will have spent 200 days in prison on 10 March.William Alsup, the federal judge who imprisoned Wolf, finally ordered judicial mediation on 14 February and assigned the job to Judge Spero.The right of journalists to professional confidentiality is recognised by 33 states of the union. The house of representatives of the northwestern state of Washington unanimously passed a “shield law” of this nature on 16 February. Other shield laws are being debated by the states of Missouri, Utah, Massachusetts and Texas. Reporters Without Borders wants similar legislation to be adopted by the federal congress. Organisation to go further Receive email alerts March 9, 2007 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Freelance journalist Josh Wolf stays in prison after mediation fails Help by sharing this information June 7, 2021 Find out more News RSF_en Yesterday’s attempt at mediation between the federal judicial authorities and Josh Wolf failed, so this 24-year-old freelance journalist will tomorrow be spending his 200th day in a federal prison. Reporters Without Borders is very disappointed, but hopes another attempt at mediation will be held very soon. NSO Group hasn’t kept its promises on human rights, RSF and other NGOs say United StatesAmericas Facebook’s Oversight Board is just a stopgap, regulation urgently needed, RSF says WhatsApp blocks accounts of at least seven Gaza Strip journalists June 3, 2021 Find out more News Follow the news on United States April 28, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more