The week will have strong celebrity support this year: Josie D'Arby, Dougray Scott, David Bull, Konnie Huq (pictured) and Nancy Dell'Olio are all ambassadors
- The event raised £1.5m in 2004, and the Red Cross hopes to raise the same amount this year. Money will go to the charity's services worldwide
- More than 4,000 volunteers and supporters will raise donations from events such as coffee mornings and concerts
- There will be a sponsored wheelchair push in Wales, called the Big Red Push, to raise awareness of the Red Cross's medical equipment loan programme.