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

Scope and Capability Scotland have teamed up with Ken Hames, a former major in the SAS and presenter of BBC 2's Beyond Boundaries, to organise a unique Ben Nevis fundraising challenge.

For the first time, wheelchair users will lead an ascent of the mountain, guiding eight teams of six disabled and non-disabled participants. Teams from both disability charities will join staff from Barclays, Blackbaud, Burness, Lombard, Redpath Bruce, DSV Burness LLP and Swift Mobility in the race to achieve the quickest time. Each team is aiming to raise £10,000 to support disabled children and adults across the UK. The challenge takes place on 31 May.

Christian Aid is asking supporters to organise sponsored events for Christian Aid week, which runs from 11 to 17 May. The charity hopes fundraisers will beat last year's total of £15m to help fight poverty in developing countries.

Stonewall is holding its fifth annual 10km Equality Walk in Brighton on 4 May to raise funds for its campaign against homophobic hate crime. Entry costs £10. The charity hopes to beat last year's total of £40,000.

The Douglas Bader Foundation hopes its 2008 Lingfield Park bike ride on 8 June will raise £7,000 for amputees across the UK. Participants in the Surrey event pay £15 for the 16-mile route or £25 for the 35 or 70-mile routes.

Leukaemia Research is appealing for walkers to help raise £70,000 as part of its 2008 Forget Me Not events. Three walks across the UK will take place on 15 and 29 June and 7 September. It costs £7.50 to enter.

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