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Staff at Greenfields Community Housing in Essex raised £300 for Essex Air Ambulance by holding a Go Yellow day (above) - staff paid to wear yellow-themed costumes to work and eat yellow food. The housing association aims to raise £7,000 for the charity over the next 12 months.

Learning disabilities charity Norwood raised £75,000 at a business breakfast supported by easyJet founder and philanthropist Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou. The money, raised in a raffle and an auction of goods donated to the charity, will be used to help adults with learning disabilities into the workplace.

Scottish social care charity Quarriers will ask members of the public to take a 10-minute tea break to raise funds. The charity will award prizes after the event for the most money raised at a 10-minute tea break and the best photo of a 10-minute tea break, which will take place on 5 March.

The Alzheimer's Society, the Welsh branches of Shelter and Barnardo's and hospice charity Ty Hafan will hold a Welsh 'national ball' to raise funds for the four charities. A fundraising auction will be held at the black-tie event in March.


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