Obituary: Sir Terry Wogan

first_img  180 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis More of Sir Terry’s impactBBC Children in Need in 1998BBC Children in Need raises £17.1 million by 2am, £1.1 million online in 2004Children in Need offer Tiny Terry desktop buddy in 2005BBC Radio 2 listeners raise £1,869,394 for BBC Children in Need in 2009BBC Children in Need raises £26m on the night in 2011BBC Children in Need raises £32.6m in 2014 About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Howard Lake | 31 January 2016 | News Sir Terry Wogan, broadcaster and presenter of BBC Children in Need’s TV fundraising campaigns since they began in 1980, has died aged 77 “after a short but brave battle with cancer” according to his family.He missed only one BBC Children in Need campaign, in November 2015, due to ill health. Presenter Dermot O’Leary, who stepped in for him then, today said:“Sir Terry. Just the most warm hearted, generous, funny, clever, life affirming man. Part of the foundations of @BBCRadio2 so very sad.”Since the first major appeal in 1980, BBC Children in Need has raised a total of over £780 million. The 2015 campaign has so far raised a record £37,100,687.The charity’s Chief Executive David Ramsden today said: Advertisement “Sir Terry Wogan has been at the heart of the Charity for over 30 years raising millions to change the lives of children. We have lost a wonderful friend and we will miss him so much. Our thoughts are with his family at this sad time.” Obituary: Sir Terry Wogan Tagged with: BBC Children in Need Celebrity Events obituary Other individuals and organisations paid tribute to Sir Terry today, including: Many of Wogan’s army of fans, the TOGs (Terry’s Old Geezers and Gals), took part in fundraising for BBC Children in Need and other charitable causes.  179 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis https://twitter.com/mac_celebteam/status/693724028180262912last_img read more