St Peter & St James Hospice is appealing for female supporters to take part in its 2009 Sleep Walk on 18 July. The 10km walk will start at midnight and take entrants around the Haywards Heath and Lindfield areas of Sussex.
The Sussex-based charity hopes to raise more than £70,000. Entry costs £10 and each participant will receive a baseball cap, a finisher's memento and breakfast. Walkers will not be asked to raise a minimum sponsorship amount. Supporters of the Sleep Walk include Sainsbury's, Bright FM and the Burgess Hill, Haywards Heath and District Round Table. Entrants must be at least 10 years old.
The Dogs Trust has launched a membership scheme that will raise money for the charity by offering pet owners benefits for a £20 annual fee. It offers third-party insurance cover for pets and access to a 24-hour emergency advice helpline.
The Stroke Association Northern Ireland hopes to raise more than £7,000 in its Mourne Mountain Challenge, which entails walking up Slieve Donard, the highest peak in Northern Ireland, on 28 June.
ActionAid has launched an online music shop that allows music lovers to buy their favourite tracks and donate money to the charity. The Bollocks to Poverty shop offers tracks that can be downloaded for less than £1, with up to 7 per cent of the price going to the charity.
The British Skin Foundation wants to raise more than £100,000 through sponsored walks in various locations in May and June. The first event takes place in Kensington Gardens, London, on 10 May.