The Wellington Appeal – The British Red Cross
Annie Lennox attended a HCA Gala event in London on 14th Jan 2010 where as an Ambassador for The British Red Cross (BRCS), she spoke about their work with HIV/AIDS and her personal commitment to the cause before presenting a short piece of film featuring Red Cross CEO Sir Nicholas Young giving an overview of the BRCS’s on going work with HIV/AIDS and highlighting some of the challenges the BRCS faces in South Africa. Click here to watch video footage of Annie speaking at this event.
On the night a donation was made from the Wellington Appeal to the British Red Cross for £25,000. This was one of the first donations made by the Wellington appeal and Annie can be seen here holding the cheque.