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Vicars’ March - 13th January 2005

Vicars' March - 13th January 2005
Around 600 vicars from across the country join Dawn French to deliver a white band card at No 10 Downing Street where it is received by Tony Blair.

Nelson Mandela - 3rd February 2005

Nelson Mandela - 3rd February 2005
Nelson Mandela addresses over 22,000 people in Trafalgar Square on behalf of the MAKEPOVERTYHISTORY coalition. He hands a group of school children his white band to be delivered with thousands of others to the leaders of the G8.

Celebrity Support - Joss Stone

Celebrity Support
Over one hundred celebrities from the worlds of music, cinema, and TV lent their support to MAKEPOVERTYHISTORY helping to spread the campaign's message to the widest possible audience.

Click Film - 31st March 2005

Click Film - 31st March 2005
The MAKEPOVERTYHISTORY Click Film was shown simultaneously on all commercial TV stations. The first time this has ever happened. Stars from stage and screen took part in the click film to raise awareness of the fact that a child dies every 3 seconds due to extreme poverty.

Wake up to Trade Justice Vigil - 15th April 2005

Wake up to Trade Justice Vigil - 15th April 2005
Over 25,000 people descended on Whitehall as part of the Trade Justice Vigil. Campaigners took to the street all night and the event culminated in a hand in of white band cards to Downing Street at dawn.

Hand in of White Band Cards at No. 10 Downing St - 9th May 2005

Hand in of White Band Cards at No. 10 Downing St - 9th May 2005
A delegation of African women deliver over 150,000 white band cards to Tony Blair sent in by supporters of MAKEPOVERTYHISTORY, demanding the UK deliver on the campaign's demands for more and better aid, debt cancellation, and trade justice.

White Band Day - July 1st 2005

White Band Day - July 1st 2005
St. Paul's Cathedral in London is wrapped in white band, as are landmarks around the world, joining the millions of people across the globe wearing the white band as an act of solidarity against poverty and call for world leaders to do more to eradicate poverty.

Edinburgh Rally - 2nd July 2005

Edinburgh Rally - 2nd July 2005
Over 225,000 people gather in Edinburgh to take part in the world's largest human white band around the city centre.

Edinburgh Rally - 2nd July 2005

Edinburgh Rally - 2nd July 2005
Campaigners wearing giant papier mache heads, caricatures of the leaders of the G8, entertain the crowds at the MAKEPOVERTYHISTORY July 2 Edinburgh rally.

Santa Hands In Vote for Trade Justice at Number 10 - December 8th 2005

Santa Hands In Vote for Trade Justice at Number 10 - December 8th 2005
Santa delivers 750, 000 votes for Trade Justice from the British public calling on Tony Blair and the UK Government to deliver trade justice - not free trade - in world trade talks.

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