Amy Childs backs the British Heart Foundation's Great British Bag-athon

Plus Daisy Lowe, Jodie Kidd, Lorraine Kelly, Rod Stewart, Penny Lancaster-Stewart, Andre Villas-Boas, Chris Evans, the Duke of Cambridge, Prince Harry, Eliza Doolittle, Noel Thatcher

Amy Childs
Amy Childs

- The reality TV star Amy Childs is among the host of famous faces who have backed the British Heart Foundation's Great British Bag-athon, which aims to persuade donors to produce a million bags of unwanted goods for its shops. Childs donated a dress from her Maisie line. Other celebrities to have made donations were Daisy Lowe, Jodie Kidd and Lorraine Kelly.

Penny Lancaster-Stewart and Rod Stewart- Celebrities including the singer Rod Stewart and his wife Penny Lancaster-Stewart (right), the football manager Andre Villas-Boas, the presenter Chris Evans and the Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry will visit the financial services company BGC Partners on 11 September for its ninth annual charity day. In commemoration of the 658 of the firm's employees lost in the World Trade Center attacks of 2001, the celebrities will help to close multi-million pound trades with BGC's clients, with all the revenues generated during the day to be donated to 19 chosen charities. To date the charity day has raised more than $89m, or £57m.

- Also on 11 September, Prince Harry will attend the ninth annual WellChild Awards at the Dorchester Hotel in London. The awards recognise the courage of children with serious illnesses or complex conditions. The prince, who is a patron of the charity, will meet all the winners and their families at a reception before the ceremony and will present one of the awards.

- The top prize for a competition set up to support the non-profit organisation Peace One Day will be a Skype call to the winner's school from the singer and songwriter Eliza Doolittle on 20 September. The competition, which has been created by the charity in collaboration with web-based student rewards system Vivo to mark the charity's annual Peace Day on 21 September, is inviting students under 18 to create an image of what peace looks like to them, using any medium they like.

- The visually impaired British Paralympics runner and five-time gold medallist Noel Thatcher wants people to take part in the Carrot NightWalk 2013, the main event of National Eye Week, to take place in four cities on 20 September. Participants in the event, organised by the eye research charity Fight for Sight, will be encouraged to dress as carrots to walk six or 15 miles. Thatcher will take part in the six-mile walk in London.

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