In 1985, in the wake of the Band Aid single, he organised the recording and release of the Barr The Pioneers' 1969 song, in aid of famine relief
in Africa, featuring members of The Specials, UB40, Madness, The Pioneers, and The Beat.
The cheque was presented at the Famine Relief
Shop in Queen Street, Huddersfield.
The new recording marks the 30th anniversary of the song, which was originally put together to raise funds for famine relief
in Ethiopia, and is expected to raise millions to ease Africa's Ebola crisis.
Her father, an Irish singer who rose to prominence as the leader of the 1970s-1980s band the Boomtown Rats, and later organised the charity Band Aid to raise money for famine relief
inEthiopia, said in a statement that the family was "beyond pain".
The famine relief
started a week ago under a humanitarian truce reached by the Syrian opposition fighters, on one hand, and the regular troops and elements of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) - the General Command, on the other.
As with the previous ABC appeals for East Africa famine relief
and the Pakistan flood crisis, ABC audiences have demonstrated their capacity for support and given so generously to those Syrian refugees in desperate need of food, water, shelter and health care, Mannix says.
8 million runners around the world ran, jogged or walked 10 kilometres with sponsorships or donations given to support African famine relief
Meanwhile, Farah has spelled out his pride at winning gold for Great Britain - he came to Britain as an eight-year-old from Somalia and has his own charitable foundation to raise money for famine relief
in that part of Africa, but has no split loyalties.
Dubai: The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) took part in a Yemen famine relief
campaign in coordination with the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department of Dubai.
Since leaving Australia over a year before, he had raised more than pounds 3,000 for Third World famine relief
on his sponsored trip.
The country made a cash donation for tsunami relief in Japan last March and for famine relief
in Somalia last August.
The Duchess of Cambridge was filmed turning down the snack and giving her husband Prince William an odd look as they joined the Danish Crown Prince and his wife at a famine relief
depot in Copenhagen.