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Rifat Saleem walks for the Seashell Trust
Rifat Saleem walks for the Seashell Trust

Grandmother Rifat Saleem walked 84 miles in five days along Hadrian's wall at the beginning of October to raise money for the Seashell Trust, a charity for children with learning and physical disabilities.She raised £7,000, which will be going towards a new sensory room at the charity's site in Manchester.

Railway Children, the charity for young runaways, has agreed a fundraising partnership with the train ticket purchasing website redspottedhanky.com. The website said it could raise £30,000 a day through the donation of loyalty points.

Epilepsy Action held its annual National Tea Break event on 22 October, when people were encouraged to hold fundraising tea parties to help support people with epilepsy. The day raised about £18,000 from 152 tea breaks that took place.

Life, the pregnancy care charity, organised a series of fundraising activities with a '40' theme during September and October to celebrate its 40th anniversary. It raised about £5,000 through activities that included a 40-mile canoe paddle and the recital of 40 Shakespeare sonnets.

- Send your fundraising news to Sophie.Hudson@haymarket.com


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