Medical Aid for Palestinians, the UK charity that provides medical assistance to victims of conflict and displacement, will receive the proceeds of an unusual fundraising appeal. Chris Boddington is asking friends, colleagues and family to sponsor him to remain living in Lewisham for five years. He has pledged to stay in the London borough until 2014, which he describes as "quite a challenge", in support of the charity. Boddington, who owns a cafe, is also holding small benefit gigs to boost his fundraising efforts. The money will go towards MAP's humanitarian work in Gaza, the West Bank and Lebanon. Donations can be made on fundraising website bmycharity.com.
The Albert Kennedy Trust has 15 places in this year's Bupa Manchester Great Run on 17 May. Supporters must raise £100 to take part. All funds go to the charity's work with homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people.
The Jacqueline du Pre Special Fund, which supports musicians with degenerative diseases, will benefit from a classical music concert held by the Musicians Benevolent Fund at London's Wigmore Hall on 2 March.
Inspire, the learning disability charity, will receive 25 per cent of the ticket price of a 'psychic evening' to be held in Aberdeen on 6 March. Entrance to the Maureen Smith psychic show costs £25 per person.
Crusaid, the HIV and Aids charity, will hold its annual 10k walk from Tower Bridge in London on 7 June. The organisation hopes Walk for Life, the biggest fundraiser of its type in Europe, will raise more than £300,000.