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

Book Aid International is holding its first online auction of books and illustrations to help raise funds for its work to improve literacy in sub-Saharan Africa.

Celebrities, politicians and authors have donated their favourite books, each containing an inscription about how it inspired them. Contributors include author Iain Banks, Conservative Party leader David Cameron, actor Dame Helen Mirren and former footballer and broadcaster Gary Lineker. The charity hopes to raise £3,000 from the event towards its goal of £5m over the next three years. The auction will take place on eBay from 13 to 27 October.

Addenbrooke's Charitable Trust is asking supporters to hold 'Pink Rose Dinners' in their homes during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Guests bring donations to support breast cancer research.

The Fostering Network will receive more than £50,000 raised by staff and a group of social workers and foster carers. The group has been sponsored to complete a 10-day trek to Machu Picchu in Peru.

Action Against Hunger is hoping to raise £450,000 this month by asking people to eat out. More than 500 restaurants will donate some of their proceeds to the charity as part of the Restaurants Against Hunger month.

SOS Children is asking children to dress up in something extraordinary to highlight world orphan week from 9 to 15 February. Participants are asked to donate £1 to the charity.

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