The yellow socks have the charity's logo and 30 year-old slogan A Dog is for Life. The retailer will donate 75p of the £3 sale price to Dogs Trust. Adrian Burder, marketing director of Dogs Trust, said: "The promotion will not only help us to raise vital funds to continue our work, but also remind consumers about the plight of stray and abandoned dogs."
- The Salvation Army will hold its 10th annual Motorbike Toy Run on 10 November in Manchester. Motorcyclists will collect new toys to be donated to needy children across the city and cash donations to buy gifts for children who might not get toys this year. Registration takes place at the Salvation Army's Wilmott Street Centre, with breakfast from 9am.
- PDSA, the animal charity, has called for supporters to take part in the second BIG book fetch to raise funds. Supporters are asked to hold book sales before 13 November. A free information pack is available.
- Henshaws College has launched a £1m Buy a Brick appeal to construct purpose-built accommodation for students with visual impairments, physical disabilities and learning difficulties. The college is the educational arm of Henshaws Society for Blind People and offers training in independent living skills and mobility.