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7 years ago

Newcastle United Foundation has handed over a cheque for £3,848 to Sacriston Community Football Club in Sir Bobby Robson’s home town.

The funds were raised as part of National Football Day on Saturday 10 August when Newcastle United drew 1-1 with Portuguese side SC Braga in a pre-season Friendly.

Tony Threlfall, football development officer at the Foundation presented the cheque to chairman Fraser Reynolds and the under 11 team. The monies will boost Sacriston FC’s refurbishment project.

Tony said: “We are delighted to present Sacriston FC with proceeds raised from the pre-season friendly. The day was all about showcasing football at grassroots level and what better way than to support Sir Bobby’s local junior football team.”

There are various ways that you can help fundraise and assist the Foundation in their great work,

For example, registration is now open for Newcastle United Foundation’s Charity abseil challenge on Saturday 12th April 2014.

Be part of the 100 strong abseil team and not only will you get the chance to abseil 100m down from the roof of St James’ Park, you will also be supporting the Magpie’s official charity.

This unique challenge is open to anyone brave enough to tackle the heady heights of St James’ Park and you will also get amazing views of the city. If you’re an adrenaline junkie, football fan or just fancy a team challenge with your work colleagues this could be for you.

Entry fee for the abseil is £30.00 per person and the Foundation are asking people to raise a minimum £140 in sponsorship which will help disadvantaged children, young adults and families across the North East.

As an independent charity, they have to raise over £1.5 million annually and rely on the enthusiastic support and commitment of Newcastle United fans and the local community to do this. By taking part in this challenge, you are helping to do this. Watch the Building a United Future video to find out more about what they do .

Anyone aged 14 or over can take part. All participants under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. However, this person does not need to take part in the abseil.

There are no minimum / maximum height restrictions, but the foundation ask that participants be reasonably fit and active in order to get up onto the roof and into position to abseil.

For more information please call the Foundation on 0191 201 8451 or email [email protected]  


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