The TV campaign collected more than 239 million kroner

Kirkens BymisjonPhoto: Vidar Ruud / NTB scanpix

By midnight night to Monday, this year’s TV campaign on NRK had received NOK 239 million. Svalbard was the municipality that gave the most per capita.

“On behalf of the Church Mission, I am both humble, grateful and touched. The result of the TV campaign will mean a lot for the individuals who will get a job to go to, a bed to sleep in or equipment that allows them to participate in recreational activities. Thank you very much to all who have contributed, ” says Secretary General Adelheid Firing Hvamsal in the Church Mission, to whom the revenue from this year’s action will go.

Donor Top
Svalbard is the municipality that gave the most money per capita. The island group collected NOK 411.45 per capita, and is just in front of Bokn in Rogaland in the statistics, writes NRK.

Of the big cities it is Tønsberg that was the best, in front of Stavanger and Sandnes. But at county level, Rogaland is throning at the top, with 52.24 kroner per capita. Sogn og Fjordane is same again with 51.83 kroner, according to the overview.

With regard to total amounts, Oslo is at the top with NOK 27 million, followed by Akershus (25 million), Rogaland (24 million) and Hordaland (23 million).

New records
100,000 collectors did the most important Sunday walk of the year. Schools across the country arranged school faires, made waffles, baked and sold drawings , and collected more than 8.3 million kroner. In addition, the business community has set a new collection record this year with NOK 33.3 million, according to the Church Mission.

37 million came in via Vipps, while 90 million were put into the tins. The NRK’s ​​P3 action also broke a new record, with 7.84 million.

“In every city and village , young and old , big and small have been involved and supported the important work of the Church Mission. Every door that was knocked on, hugs given , a meeting created or a crown put into the tin is absolutely invaluable, ” said television director Vibecke Østby.


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