Classic FM and Heart owner Global creates national charity for young people

Media and entertainment company Global has launched national charity, Global’s Make Some Noise, to award grants to children and young people affected by illness, disability, bereavement or lack of opportunity.

On-air activity began today across Global’s portfolio of commercial radio brands, which includes Capital, Heart, Classic FM, LBC, Smooth, XFM, Capital XTRA and Gold, and will continue over the coming weeks.

On 9 October Global’s Make Some Noise will hold a fundraising event (venue to be confirmed) with presenters from across Global brands,performers in music and entertainment, as well as Global’s clients and partners to raise money for the charity.

Stephen Miron, group CEO of Global, said: “Global has evolved incredibly over the past six years and it has always been our ambition to bring all our brands together under one charity. Global’s Make Some Noise gives us a great opportunity to fulfil this ambition.

“As with everything we do at Global, it’s big, it’s bold and it’s going to make a real difference to charities that deliver life-changing work and give youngsters a brighter future.”

Alongside its radio business, Global runs two 24-hour television services, Capital TV and Heart TV, a talent business with a roster of international recording artists and a music publishing business.

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