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Save the Children - Re-Write the Future

Save the Children is launching the biggest campaign in its 85-year history to raise $5.8bn (£3.1bn) that will fund education in war-torn countries and make education part of the charity's humanitarian response in all emergencies.

The charity plans to lobby governments to fill the funding gap. It will ask people in more than 40 countries to demand action from world leaders by signing an online petition.

The integrated campaign in the UK will combine DRTV, online banner advertising, mail packs, inserts, door drops, teaching resources and editorial coverage.

According to the charity, 43 million children around the world are prevented from going to school by war.

Singer Katie Melua, the charity's education ambassador, is fronting the campaign, which was launched yesterday. A DRTV advert will also be launched this week, to be supported by two million cold door drops and press inserts.

Sue Ryder Care shops are hosting in-store tea parties throughout September to celebrate the first birthday of the charity's dolls house collectors' reward club. Hickleton Collectors' Club has 4,000 members who each pay £4.99 a year.

War Child is hosting The Big Swap, an online campaign to raise £1m.

The charity began with a valueless decommissioned landmine, which has been swapped for items of gradually increasing value. A trip to Tennessee is the current offer.

Cancer Research UK is asking schools to take part in its Pound a Poem competition from next week. Children pay £1 each to enter poems about fruit and vegetables to back research into children's cancers.

Breakthrough Breast Cancer is receiving £1.50 from the sale of each pink limited edition of the Scrabble board game, which will be available from mid-September for about £15.

Jewish Blind and Disabled has launched a Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) appeal. The charity aims to raise £130,000 with a mail pack targeting 10,000 donors, including a leaflet about the charity's independent living centres. Rosh Hashanah falls on 22 and 23 September.

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