What's New - Julia's House, The Wessex Autistic Society, Tros Gynnal, Fairbridge Scotland

Your round-up of the latest fundraising campaigns

Martin Clunes supports Julia's House
Martin Clunes supports Julia's House

Julia's House, a children's hospice in Dorset, is raffling a walk-on part in the TV series Doc Martin, starring Martin Clunes, a patron of the charity. Tickets to enter the competition cost £1 and the part will be filmed next year.

The Wessex Autistic Society raised nearly £6,000 with a handbag auction held earlier this month. Sixteen designer bags, including items from Lulu Guinness and Mulberry, were sold during the evening after being donated by the local community, celebrities and fashion houses.

Tros Gynnal, a Welsh children's charity, has recreated the iconic beach-running sequence from Chariots of Fire and posted the four-minute video on YouTube. The charity hopes to raise the profile of staff from the Welsh supermarket chain Filco, who appear in the video and will be taking part in events for the charity in the near future.

The young people's charity Fairbridge Scotland will launch its Zero to Hero challenge in November, when teams of people from businesses across Scotland will compete against each other to turn £500 into at least £5,000 over four months.


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