BBC Children in Need has announced an updated fundraising total following their 2020 Appeal show on Friday 13 November.
At 10pm on Friday evening, the charity announced a fundraising total of £37million (£37,032,789) which has now risen to £41million (£41,085,627), as money continues to come in following the 2020 Appeal show. The updated total includes The Rickshaw Challenge fundraising total, which has risen to a whopping £5,391,916, Joe Wicks’ PE Challenge, which now stands at an incredible £2,520,693, DIY SOS’ remarkable total, which has increased to £1,262,835 and the Countryfile total, which has climbed to a phenomenal £3,921,173.
Simon Antrobus, Chief Executive, BBC Children in Need, said:
“Friday was an incredibly special night for BBC Children in Need, it was an evening full of kindness, hope and generosity, which will go on to help children and young people across the UK at a time when they need us most. We are absolutely overwhelmed with the total raised so far and cannot thank our remarkable supporters for once again coming together to help make a difference. Thank you so much.”