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Take That and Cheryl Cole Team Up for Children Fundraising Event

November 22, 2010 (3:28 am) GMT
Together with Susan Boyle and Kylie Minogue, they urged people to donate at the annual Children in Need fundraiser which raised more than $27 million for charity.
Take That and Cheryl Cole Team Up for Children Fundraising Event

British stars and helped raise more than $27 million for charity as part of the annual Children in Need fundraiser on Friday, November 19 The seven-hour U.K. TV appeal saw a host of stars including Take That, , and Sir put in appearances to urge viewers to make donations.

More than $27 million was raised by the end of the evening - but organizers are hoping to beat last year's total of $58.5 million once all the donations are counted. David Ramsden, chief executive of Children in Need, says, "In these tough times the millions raised... will make a real difference to thousands of young lives right across the U.K. On behalf of the children I would like to thank everyone for their incredible generosity."

Proceeds will benefit disadvantaged children and young people in Britain.

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