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

Surfers Against Sewage is holding an auction of surfboards painted by celebrities to raise money for its campaign for clean and safe recreational waters on Britain's coastline.

Artists Banksy and Tracey Emin, and former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney have contributed designs to the Drawing Boards: Cutting Edge Surfboard Art sale. There will be 14 eco-surfboard artworks up for grabs, which are made from 50 per cent sustainable materials.

The sale will take place at auctioneers Bonhams of New Bond Street as part of the Urban Art auction on 23 October. Bids for the surfboards can also be made online.

BBC Children in Need is to receive 10p from every foreign currency transaction carried out by the Post Office until 28 November. The initiative covers both online and branch transactions.

Children 1st, the Scottish children's charity, is asking schools and businesses to raise funds for the organisation by holding sponsored tartan-themed events. Kilts for Kids will take place on 28 November and participants are asked to fundraise by holding events such as 'kiltaoke' - karaoke in kilts.

Sue Ryder Care will get the change from more than 19,000 staff payslips at betting and gaming company the Gala Coral Group. Participants will have the pennies in their pay rounded down to the nearest pound, with the extra pennies going to the charity. Gala Coral has pledged to raise £1m over the next 18 months.


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