Fundraising: What's new - Your round-up of the latest fundraising campaigns

Cancer Research UK is adding a new dimension to this year's Breast Cancer Awareness month in October.

The charity will once again be selling its rubber ducks, but this year supporters can download images of the ducks to their mobile phones. Each image will cost £2 with a minimum of £1.23 going to CRUK. The ducks, which cost £4.99, are available to buy online or in 600 of the charity's shops. Former X Factor judge Sharon Osbourne, ex-model Twiggy and designer Barbara Hulanicki have all created their own versions. A limited number of ducks signed by the trio are also being auctioned on CRUK's eBay site.

Mencap employee Dave Pettet will run 13 international half marathons in 13 months to raise £13,000 for the learning disability charity and Macmillan Cancer Support. He will finish on 13 November 2009.

The Gorilla Organisation is holding its annual Great Gorilla Run fundraiser on 27 September. More than 700 participants in gorilla suits will run the 7km course in London. Each runner must raise £400.

NCT, the childbirth charity, is running the Great Swap Up Challenge throughout October. Participants are asked to swap pens for more expensive items and keep upgrading items until they acquire an item of about £50 in value. These will be auctioned for the charity on eBay.

Demelza Hospice Care for Children is celebrating its 10th anniversary in October by asking supporters to donate a tenth of their time or a tenth of a day's salary.

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