CLUB CUP SUPPORT TO ALZHEIMER SOCIETY
Club Head of Business Partnerships Ella Cummins said: âWe are delighted to be able to highlight such a valuable cause through the front of the shirt and would like to thank Spreadex for making this possible.
âFor many of us this is a cause close to our hearts, and as a club we look forward to working closely with the Alzheimer Society over the coming year on great initiatives.
âWe will also be creating a raffle for match-worn jerseys and post-match warm-up t-shirts with all the money raised from the Â£ 5 raffle ticket to support the Alzheimer Society.
“We hope that through the third kit sale and the raffle we will be able to raise a significant amount for the charity, supporting the invaluable work they do for people with dementia.”
Alex Hyde-Smith, Director of Fundraising at the Alzheimer Society, said: âWe cannot thank Burnley FC enough for giving us this platform to have our logo front and center on a day. so special to us at the Alzheimer Society, as well as generously donating the proceeds from the third kit to our vital work.
âThe past two years have been very difficult for people with dementia, but thanks to the generosity of Burnley FC we are able to raise vital funds and raise awareness about dementia and the support available, so that no one is alone in the face of it. dementia.
âAs part of our Sport United Against Dementia campaign, we look forward to working more closely with the club, building on the fantastic work already done to support people with dementia in the local community. ”
The club also encourages its supporters to participate in the #MyTurfMemories campaign, emphasizing the importance of helping to rekindle fond memories for people with dementia.
Fans are invited to send in their favorite memories of Clarets to form a heartwarming content series in hopes of amplifying the charity’s work even further, after people with dementia were hit the hardest by the coronavirus.
Burnley FC is supporting the Alzheimer Society’s Sport United Against Dementia campaign, which will bring the sports world together to fund research, help people stay connected to their local communities through the clubs they know and love and raise awareness about disease. The campaign will also raise funds for the charity’s vital support services to ensure the sport community can get the support it needs and deserves.
Spreadex has also pledged to make a charitable donation of Â£ 1 to Burnley FC’s wider community activities for every Carabao Cup bet placed with them on Tuesday.
Spreadex CEO Dave MacKenzie said: âWe are really excited to be able to continue to support Burnley FC’s fantastic work in the community and its charitable activities.
“We were keen to donate our jersey sponsorship space to mark World Alzheimer’s Day and I hope this initiative will raise awareness among football fans.”