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Elephant Family, the wildlife conservation charity, will receive all funds raised from an online auction of celebrity kisses. The organisation, which campaigns for the protection of the Asian elephant, is asking supporters to bid for a kiss from one of a host of celebrities. Actors Stephen Fry and Nigel Havers, the Duchess of York, model Sophie Dahl, Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason and TV presenter Trinny Woodall are some of those involved. The winners will have to meet the celebrities in London within three months to receive their kisses and will be given photographs to mark the occasion.

St Basil's, the Birmingham-based youth homelessness charity, is holding its Brecon Beacons Challenge on 30 May. Teams of between three and six people will pay £125 to enter either the 14 or 28-mile walk in the Welsh national park.

Marie Curie Cancer Care's annual Daffodil Ball on 14 March will have a Great Gatsby theme for 2009. The charity hopes to raise more than £120,000 at the event in Glasgow. Tickets cost £800 for 10 or £960 for 12 people.

Disability North is inviting golfers to take part in a fundraising game of golf on 5 June at Hexham Golf Club in Northumberland. The charity wants up to 30 teams of four to take part. Entry costs £200 per team.

Orchid, the male cancer charity, will receive £2 from every pack of a range of boxer shorts sold by retailer Next. The chain will sell 2,900 packs of the shorts, which bear the charity's logo, from April. Each pack of three will cost £18.

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