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28 October 2019 20:38

Radio 2 Children in Need Olivia Colman

CHILDREN in Need is back for another year of fundraising for disadvantaged children and young people in the UK. But how much money did the campaign raise in 2018? Here are all the details and the total sum since its inception in 1980. 3 Suranne Jones is supporting Children In Need 2019 How much did Children in Need raise last year? Children in Need raised a record-breaking £50.6million in 2018 during its annual show.

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How much did Children in Need raise last year and how can you donate or fundraise in 2019?

The donations made during the five-hour show, which saw Doctor Who star Jodie Whittaker surprise a young fan, helped the charity raise more than £1billion since the first appeal in the '80s. TV favourites Ade Adepitan and Tess Daly kicked off the night's proceedings, before presenting duties were handed over to Mel Giedroyc and Graham Norton, and Rochelle and Marvin Humes. Performers on the night included Boyzone, Jamie Cullum, Jonas Blue featuring Liam Payne, as well as Lennon Stella, Anne Marie and Sheridan Smith. 3 David Tennant has joined the campaign for Children In Need 2019 The highlights of the evening were the cast of EastEnders, who dressed up as Disney characters and performed a medley, which celebrated Mickey Mouse's 90th Anniversary. Another very special moment on the show saw the presentation of the third Sir Terry Wogan Fundraiser of the Year Award. The accolade went to Keeley Browse, who has fundraised for BBC Children in Need for many years, putting on charity gala nights for the whole community. 3 The Crown's Olivia Colman is behind Children In Need 2019 How can you donate or fundraise for Children in Need 2019? There are a number of ways to fundraise, including sponsorships, dinner parties and cake sales. Sponsorship involves getting people you know to donate to the campaign, while with a dinner party the host will ask diners to donate the price of their favourite takeaway. Cake sales can be given an added twist by making your colleagues in the office judge the entries before selling them. For more tips on how you can raise money for the charity visit the website here! If you wish to donate to Children in Need and help disadvantaged children across the UK click here. You can donate as little as £1 and payments can be made with a card or via PayPal. read more on Children in Need ITS A BALL Here's which famous faces are lined up for Children in Need 2019... PERFECT 10 Children in Need Got It Covered album - songs, celebrities and where to buy SHAW THING Children in Need 2019 rickshaw challenge route, dates, riders and how to donate It's back! When is Children in Need 2019? Here's everything you need to know BEARY NICE! Fancy a pair of Pudsey ears? Here's where to buy them... Children In Need 2019 will return on Friday, November 15, 2019, but the Get Together fundraising has already launched. The appeal show will air on BBC in the hopes of raising hundreds of pounds for children and young people across the UK. Simon Antrobus, Chief Executive at BBC Children in Need said: "Every year we are amazed by the remarkable efforts of supporters going above and beyond to make an impact on the lives of children and young people across the UK.