WE’RE delighted at the huge support for the appeal so far and want to push our fundraising even higher in the next two weeks.

To add excitement to your giving, don’t forget to try your hand at City A.M.’s online charity auction. Visit www.cityam.com/auction to bid on exclusive and unmissable gifts for foodies and sports fans alike, with all proceeds going to our appeal.

Lots include 18 holes of golf with Sam Torrance, former European Ryder Cup team captain; watching Arsenal play Queens Park Rangers on New Year’s Eve; and lunch and polo at the Hurlingham Club.