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Charities make the most of tube strike crisis


The tube strike that took place in London on Wednesday and Thursday provided an opportunity for charities and campaigners to communicate some of their key messages via social media.

On August 6th, Save the Children UK published a poignant reimagining of the tube map, highlighting the unthinkable journeys that millions of refugee children face every day.

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The British Heart Foundation shared a different map, created by Dr Wayne Osborne, demonstrating how many calories you can burn by walking opposed to using the tube.

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Macmillan’s ‘Brave the Shave’, which “helps people get sponsored and raise money so they can proudly stand alongside men and women with cancer, published a tweet urging users to visit their website and view the total amount of money raised if they needed cheering up.



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