Mo Farah says that his extended family will struggle if Barclays implements plans to shut money transfer service accounts to Somalia.
The Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah and Scottish actor Ewan McGregor received honours at Buckingham Palace from Prince Charles.
London 2012 hero Mo Farah was joined by other Olympic champions at a fundraising event for his charity in London tonight.
Campaigners are welcoming a decision by Barclays to continue providing banking services - pending a legal challenge - that allow thousands of Somalis living in the UK to send cash home.
Barclays announced it intended to close the accounts over concerns the cash could be funding terror groups.
In July, British double Olympic champion Mo Farah told ITV News his extended family would struggle if Barclays shut the accounts down.
Somalia's virtually non-existent banking sector means that the closure of cash transfer businesses could affect up to 40% of Somalia's population.
Mo Farah tweeted to say he was "sorry" he didn't win the Great North Run after he was beaten by Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele in a sprint finish.
Thanks everyone who came out and supported me in the rain.. Sorry I didn't win for you.. I will be back!! http://t.co/bZTvFpLrBE
Just some of the thousands of characters taking part in today's Great North Run...
Mo Farah has been pipped at the post in the Great North Run, finishing second behind Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele in a sprint finish.
Mo Farah is currently leading the race with Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele and Haile Gebrselassie in today's elite Great North Run between Newcastle and South Shields.
Paralympian David Weir has won the wheelchair race for the Great North Run.
It is the fourth time that he has clinched the first place position in the North East event.
World champion and olympic gold medallist Mo Farah is just one of a number of athletes who have started their Great North Run race.
He is taking part in the 13.1 mile course along with Kenenisa Bekele and Haile Gebreselassie.
With poor weather set to affect conditions at the 2013 Great North Run between Newcastle and South Shields, hoodie-clad Olympic champion Mo Farah waits to start the race.
The Met Office has issued severe weather warnings for the gales in Scotland and Northern Ireland for today and the public should be aware of the potential for some minor disruption to travel, as runners are expected to take part in the annual Great North Run in Newcastle.
– Paul Gundersen, Met Office chief forecaster
A spell of gale force westerly winds is expected later Sunday, peaking on Monday across much of Scotland, the north of Northern Ireland and coasts of north west England and north Wales.
The public should be aware of the potential for some minor disruption to travel and keep up to date with the latest weather forecast information.