Beneficiaries of the charity, including three 90-year-olds, will take part. Fourteen participants will be using wheelchairs festooned with balloons.
The two-mile event begins at Tate Modern at 1.30pm on 29 September and will follow the Thames Path over Lambeth Bridge and on to Tate Britain. The charity hopes to raise at least £1,000 from the event.
A2A provides a door- to-door service for disabled people in five London boroughs.
Macmillan Cancer Support is holding its annual World's Biggest Coffee Morning fundraiser on 28 September. An estimated two million people are expected to participate by holding coffee mornings at which guests donate in exchange for their caffeine boost. Supporters can email friends with virtual mugs of coffee to promote the event. A short film featuring Sir Norman Wisdom, Expresso, which tells the tale of a day in the life of a lively cafe, is available online for a £5 donation.
PDSA, the veterinary charity, has produced a Pet Pawtraits 2008 calendar of celebrities and their pets in order to raise funds. It is on sale from PDSA charity shops, by phone and online for £4.99.
The Genesis Trust, a Bath Christian charity that helps those on low incomes, is appealing for runners to raise funds through the Nationwide Bath half marathon on 16 March 2008 and the London Marathon on 13 April next year.