10,000 members of the Rock Choir hold up posters showing
pictures of missing children at Wembley Arena
The face of Madeleine McCann was among more than 10,000 images held up
at Wembley to raise awareness of the tens of thousands of children who
go missing every year in the UK.
Members of the Rock Choir, a community singing phenomenon that is
sweeping the country, filled the London stadium with posters of some of
the 100,000 children who go missing each year.
The move comes after Prime Minister David Cameron told Kate and Gerry
McCann their ordeal was "every parent's worst nightmare" as Scotland
Yard pledged to lend its "particular expertise" to the search for their
Madeleine went missing aged three on holiday in Portugal in May 2007.
Caroline Redman Lusher, director of the Rock Choir, said: "If we can
help just one missing child be brought home to safety, it will all have
Martin Houghton-Brown, chief executive of Missing People, which helped
organise the event, said: "By actively joining the search for missing
children, and raising funds for the search to continue, Rock Choir has
created a truly innovative partnership."