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David Beckham amongst celebs backing MailForce computer drive

Posted on: February 11, 2021 by Mariella Brown

Over 30 celebrities including David Beckham, Sir Ian McKellen and Dame Emma Thompson have been featured in a MailForce video that aims to raise funds for pupils without access to computers.

The Computers for Kids campaign run by the Daily Mail charity has been backed by every living Prime Minister and so far has raised over £10m in less than three weeks.

Now stars including Naomi Campbell, David Walliams, Joan Collins and Stephen Fry have supported the cause in a brand-new video (below) calling on readers to join them in acting to ensure no child is left behind in their education.

 

The first order for £1m worth of laptops was placed last week to deliver the devices desperately needed for the million plus children currently learning from home without them.

The campaign has seen over 25,000 direct donations from readers – and last week Mail chief reporter Sam Greenhill wrote for the SoE about the campaign.

“We might not be at the coalface of the pandemic in the way nurses and teachers are, but we are all proud to be playing a small part,” he said.

Make a donation online here or via your phone:

  • To donate £10 – text KIDS10 to 70115
  • To donate £20 – text KIDS20 to 70115

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