Countryfile presenters will once again wear their walking boots and spread the word across the UK with inspirational young people to raise money for BBC Children in Need.
ountryfile Ramble, now in its eighth year, will see presenters Matt Baker, Anita Rani, Charlotte Smith and Margherita Taylor travel to different scenic spots across the UK in a spreading talk man with an inspiring young person has been supported by the BBC Children in Need funded project.
Baker, 44, a regular host of the BBC’s agriculture program since 2009, will join 13-year-old Saul in a rambling talk in Northern Ireland.
Saul, who has a rare form of dwarfism called Spondyloepiphyseal Dysplasia, which affects his mobility, bone development and growth, has found support at the youth project run by BBC Children in Need, the Mae Murray Foundation, which provides accessible and fun activities. for young people with disabilities.
In Wales, presenter Rani, 44, will join 11-year-old Riley, who has a serious illness that affects his lungs and means he has to rely on a portable oxygen tank on a daily basis. .
BBC Children in Need funded the role of a play therapist who helped Riley understand her condition in an age-appropriate way.
With help developing her confidence and resilience, Riley completed her quest to climb the top of Pen y Fan with her rugby team last year.
Since Countryfile Ramble started in 2015, viral developers across the UK have raised more than £12.5 million for charity.
The results of the members and male members will be released on October 8, 9 and will be released in 2022, starting on November 6.
Countryfile’s Smith, 58, will visit Wales, where she will be joined by 10-year-old Isabella, who has autism.
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Isabella has been supported by the BBC Children in Need funded project at Dogs for Autism, which offers training for her assistance dog, Storm, who will accompany the pair on their rambling walks. surname.
In addition to the speakers’ ramblings, members of the public are also encouraged to host their own sponsored talks to help raise money for Children in Need.
Speaking of the initiative, 82-year-old Countryfile host John Craven, who will host his own rambling, said: “We’re excited to be back for another year of Countryfile Ramble for BBC Children in Need.
“This is always an exciting event for the thousands of Countryfile viewers and I can’t wait to see people go out and give their own sponsored keynotes to help make a difference to the world. the lives of children and young people across the UK.
“Your efforts and contributions help BBC Children in Need support them as they face many challenges, helping them grow and become the best they can be.
“So lace up those boots and know that your fundraising efforts will truly change the lives of young people for the better. Remember, joining a debate is win-win – it’s good for your own health and you’ll be supporting the lives of children and young people across the country.”
Taylor, 50, will also participate in a rambling talk, this time in Scotland, with details to be announced.
The first BBC Children in Need television station aired in 1980, with the highly recognizable Pudsey Bear mascot making his first appearance on BBC Children in Need in 1985.
Since 1980, BBC Children in Need has raised more than £1 billion for disadvantaged children and young people in the UK.
Countryfile Ramble for BBC Children in Need will air on BBC One on 6 November.
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