Don't distort a good story with facts!
It would appear that you haven't allowed the facts to interfere with a good story.
Early indications are that the event was extremely successful.
Reading tweets by the organiser, @amanda, London alone "smashed its goal and raised £10k! Enough to fund 3.5 wells for 2500+ people for 20 years."
I would assume that worldwide figures are still being calculated, but you may end up looking a bit silly.