Record Details

NGOBBC Children in Need Appeal
AddressBBC Children in Need Appeal PO BOX 76, London, W3 6FS
Background InformationThe BBC Children in Need Appeal is a major and high-profile grant-making children's charity, famous for its annual fund-raising telethon, broadcast live on BBC television. The appeal was first made as a Christmas day radio broadcast in 1927, and first broadcast as a telethon in 1980. Funding priorities for the charity include: substance abuse; child prostitution and sexual abuse; bullying; child health and self-harm; HIV/AIDS; homelessness; disability. Charity no. 802052, company no. 04723022. Source:
Year Created1927
Other Names / Antecedent BodiesChildren's Hour Christmas Appeal; Christmas Day Appeal
Related OrganisationsBritish Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
KeywordsAddiction and recreational drugs; Children and young people; Disability; HIV/AIDS; Housing and homelessness; Ill-Health, medicine, counselling and rehabilitation; Legal affairs, the justice system and crime; Sexuality and sexual activity; Violence and abuse (individuals).
Last Edited ByRC at 02/10/2007 11:40:42