Stoke City manager Tony Pulis and TV presenter Nick Hancock are to climb Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for the Donna Louise Children's Hospice. The pair have both been involved with the charity before - Pulis as part of a continuing fundraising partnership with Stoke City and Hancock as a celebrity champion for its 10th anniversary last year.
Singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor and fashion designer Pearl Lowe have donated photos to appear on limited-edition postage stamps to raise money for Women's Aid. Ellis-Bextor provided a picture of herself as a baby being held by her mother, the former Blue Peter presenter Janet Ellis. Lowe donated an image of her two children. The stamps were auctioned on website eBay to coincide with Mothering Sunday.
Olympic javelin gold medallist Tessa Sanderson turned up last week at Age UK's DigiOlympics, an online games competition designed to teach older people about the benefits of the internet. Two teams competed against each other at the event in a series of games including Mario Kart and Wii Tennis.
Actors Daniella Westbrook and Prunella Scales, rapper Lady Sovereign and DJ Carl Cox have all supplied photos of themselves for a Howard League for Penal Reform campaign. The charity is asking people to take pictures of themselves holding a notice that reads: "Less crime, safer communities, fewer people in prison."