Melanie May | 10 December 2018 | News Tagged with: Celebrity christmas 272 total views, 2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis14 This year there are SEVENTEEN Christmas dinners for (care leavers) held on Christmas Day. The crowdfunder is launching at 5pm today. https://t.co/w3uvQF6l89— lemn sissay MBE (@lemnsissay) November 9, 2018Lemn Sissay & the Lemn Sissay FoundationPoet Lemn Sissay is holding Christmas Dinners for care leavers. The Lemn Sissay Foundation offers support to individuals and agencies working to address the disadvantages faced by those in care and young adult care leavers, with the main focus the annual Christmas Dinners. These were founded by Sissay in 2013 and are organised by teams of volunteers who provide a special day and dinner on Christmas Day for young care leavers, aged between 16 and 25. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis14 About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=kLLdA7aL1d0[/youtube]Daniel Radcliffe & DemelzaDaniel Radcliffe is backing Demelza’s Christmas appeal, narrating its two-minute Christmas fundraising film. In the film, Daniel poses the question of what it means to live a #FullLife, and what it means for a child with a terminal condition. Radcliffe is a Vice-President of the charity, and has donated his time for free. The film has been made pro bono by Tunbridge Wells-based advertising agency Southpaw. The music has also been provided free of charge, written by Robert Primrose from Swimming Girls. Join the legendary Lionel Blair and #ImACeleb contestant @anne_hegerty as they perform #rockwithrudolph https://t.co/u6JIwuf9j9 pic.twitter.com/OltySjAAzL— Saga Entertainment (@SagaMusicUK) December 3, 2018Lionel Blair & GOSH Lionel Blair has joined a number of celebrities including Anne Hegerty and Gail Porter to record Rock with Rudolph, a single to raise funds for GOSH this Christmas. 271 total views, 1 views today TV host and Strictly star @OreOduba recently visited @GreatOrmondSt to spread some Christmas cheer and meet patients ahead of the #LondonSantaDash, our festive fundraising fun run! Join the Dash today: https://t.co/8WRQMGZrDl | Sunday 9 Dec, Clapham Common ?? pic.twitter.com/YKu37qFlkv— GOSH Charity (@GOSHCharity) November 28, 2018Ore Oduba & GOSHOre Oduba visited patients at Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital to spread some Christmas cheer and to promote the London Santa Dash, which took place on 9 December. Tess Daly & CRUK Kids & TeensTess Daly supported TK Maxx’s Christmas Sock Day on 6 December, to help raise funds for Cancer Research UK Kids and Teens. Tess Daly fronted the campaign, which sees TK Maxx donate £1 to Cancer Research UK if people upload a selfie on social media using the hashtag #socksie, wearing their favourite festive socks. Here is a round up of some of the celebrity support charities across the UK are benefitting from this Christmas. From the opening of Christmas fayres, to recording Christmas singles, and backing fundraising appeals, here are nine celebrities helping charities this festive [email protected]_UK’s Christmas Sock Day is back! On 6 December, share a photo of your #socksie and TK Maxx will donate £1 to us for every picture shared. ? pic.twitter.com/kkpqCfoRO0— CRUK Kids &Teens (@CRUK_Kids) December 5, 2018 Advertisement Who’s supporting which charities? Christmas celebrity round up BREAST Cancer Haven’s Christmas concert will see actor #MartinClunes attend as the charity’s special guest. The event, returning to St Peter’s Church in Titchfield, UK on Dec. 10, will see the acclaimed star, known recently for playing Doc Martin, leading the readings. ??? pic.twitter.com/9PfDmAx4zn— Doc Martin Online (@DocMartinOnline) November 30, 2018Martin Clunes & Breast Cancer HavenMartin Clunes led the readings at Breast Cancer Haven’s Christmas Concert in Titchfield on 10 December. Scots actor Kevin Guthrie backs Glasgow charity’s Homelessness Christmas Appeal https://t.co/LnWbdrHui9— Simon Community Scot (@SimonCommScot) November 30, 2018Kevin Guthrie & Simon Community ProjectKevin Guthrie, star of the Crimes of Grindelwald, is backing Glasgow charity Simon Community Scotland and its Edinburgh sister organisation Streetwork Scotland in their appeal to help the homeless this Christmas. Wonderful night @CancerSuppScot Christmas Fayre. So much love in the Calman Centre. It was an honour to be there and support such a wonderful, joyous, caring, important place. https://t.co/Aw9chWdL4k— Susan Calman (@SusanCalman) December 6, 2018Susan Calman & Cancer Support ScotlandSusan Calman, whose father started Cancer Support Scotland, opened the charity’s Christmas fayre on 6 December by switching on the Christmas lights. Bravo @judithowen @theharryshearer @mattlodder @RobBrydon @clareteal @FollowMissHope raising over 10k for @wlm_uk #charity #Marylebone pic.twitter.com/GFm6N1nhI0— MaryleboneMusicFest (@MaryleboneFest) December 4, 2018Rob Brydon & The West London MissionRob Brydon was among the celebrities at Marylebone Music Festival’s Christmas Without Tears show on 3 December, which raised over £10,000 for The West London Mission, which helps homeless people into long-term accommodation and work alongside rehab projects and other healthcare issues.