Each pack contains a mix of oats and crystals, and is sold for a suggested donation of £1. It is the latest fundraising activity from the three-year partnership between Royal Mail Group and Help the Hospices. Nick Gittens, head of corporate social responsibility at the Post Office, said: "The reindeer food is to build on the Christmas tradition of leaving treats outside for Santa's reindeer and to attract into the hospice movement some of the millions of pounds that people in the UK spend on novelty items at this time of year."
Children in Need supporters have been urged by Sir Terry Wogan to upload videos of themselves Doing Something Different on YouTube. The most original clips will be linked to the appeal's website. Supporters can also upload photos to the appeal website.
The Outward Bound Trust has recruited pop band Take That to perform at its Sunseeker Charity Black Tie Dinner at Old Billingsgate Market, London, in January. Proceeds will go towards giving young people outward bound experiences.
The Audrey Hepburn Children's Fund has launched the Audreybag, 12 limited-edition Italian handbags. Each bag features a printed image of Audrey Hepburn and comes with a certificate of authenticity.
The Genesis Trust, a Bath-based Christian charity, is holding a wine-tasting evening on 23 November at St John's RC Church Hall, Bath. Tickets cost £12.