What's new - Your round-up of the latest fundraising campaigns

Wallace & Gromit's Children's Foundation is encouraging people to take part in its new fundraising event - holding tea parties in support of the charity.

The foundation has teamed up with Yorkshire Tea for Wallace & Gromit's Great British Tea Party, which will be launched on 5 December. Supporters will be asked to hold or join in with tea parties, with all guests making donations. The money raised will be donated to children's hospitals and hospices across the UK to support patients and their families. The appeal will be advertised on London Underground trains and at stations. The charity hopes to raise more than £100,000.

The Prostate Cancer Charity and Breast Cancer Care are asking supporters to take part in a sponsored cycle from Vietnam to Cambodia in March 2009. Participants must raise a minimum of £3,250.

The Children's Society is asking people to support its Big Stitch campaign and help knit a kilometre-long scarf in aid of children who run away. The charity is asking knitters to get sponsored for each centimetre they knit.

The Refugee Council will benefit from a performance of Nowhere to Belong - Tales of an Extravagant Stranger, a one-woman show by writer and political commentator Yasmin Alibhai-Brown. The one-off show will be held at the Almeida Theatre in Islington, north London, on 2 November.

Wood Green Animal Shelter is to receive 5 per cent of sales of My Animal Shelter, a new computer game that teaches players how to care for animals.

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