Published reports indicate the Find Madeleine fund raised nearly £2 million in donations between May 2007 and March 2008.
- £1.4 million in bank donations $1,997,716
- £390,000 via the Internet $556,506
- £64,000 sales of t-shirts and wristbands $91,324
- £815,000 on the search $1,162,956
- £111,522 for legal costs $159,135
- £123,573 for campaign management $176,331
- £250,000 on private detectives $356,735
Available funds to help in the search for missing children in the United States pales by comparison. For example the reward fund being offered for information leading to the recovery of Adji Desir is $23,000.