What's New: Breast Cancer Campaign, Epilepsy Action, Leukaemia Research and the Sick Children's Trust

Your round-up of the latest fundraising campaigns

Breast Cancer Campaign has launched Paint the Town Pink, a new fundraising initiative that encourages tourist attractions, businesses and individuals to host pink-themed days and activities. Events will include sponsored shark dives at Deep Sea World in Edinburgh.

Epilepsy Action will hold its annual National Tea Break on 23 October. The event encourages people to hold tea parties that raise funds for people with epilepsy. The charity hopes the event will raise £17,500 this year.

The Royal Garden Hotel in Knightsbridge, London, has pledged to help Leukaemia Research raise £50,000 in the next year. The hotel will invite guests to add an optional £1 to their bills, organise raffles and quiz nights for staff and run an afternoon tea promotion.

The Sick Children's Trust has become the official charity partner of National Chocolate Week, which runs from 12 to 18 October. The charity will organise a national chocolate tea, during which people will be encouraged to raise funds by putting on parties and serving chocolate treats.


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