The next five good causes that will benefit from the Stadium MK Charities Day have been announced by the Saints.
The Saints’ management is using the big Aviva Premiership clash with Saracens on Sunday, April 16th to raise funds and awareness for 15 charities, who will each have their logo on one of the starting 15’s shirts, have a stand on the concourse at stadiummk and receive 20 percent of the proceeds of all tickets that they sell for the match.
Charities were nominated by Saints supporters, players and staff, with nearly 800 nominations received in all by the club, and the 15 that have been selected represent a broad cross-section of causes.
These two good causes are:
NIAMH’S NEXT STEP This Northampton charity has close links with the Saints thanks to the patronage of Alex Waller, Ben Foden and Lee Dickson. Established in the memory of Niamh Curry, who lost her 18-month battle with neuroblastoma aged just five, Niamh’s Next Step raises funds and awareness about this aggressive childhood cancer. Around 100 people are diagnosed with neuroblastoma in the UK each year, of which only around 30 percent will survive.
To book tickets through Niamh’s Next Step email [email protected]
TRANSAID Transaid transforms lives through safe, available, and sustainable transport. Founded by Save the Children, The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), and its Patron, HRH The Princess Royal, the international development organisation shares 25 years’ worth of expertise in 23 countries with partners and governments – empowering people to build the skills they need to transform their own lives. Transaid has been the charity partner of Hankook Tyre UK since 2006.
To book tickets to support Transaid email [email protected]
ABF: THE SOLDIERS’ CHARITY ABF: The Soldiers’ Charity gives a lifetime of support to soldiers and veterans from the British Army, and their immediate families, when they are in need. They make grants to individuals through their Regiments and Corps and support a wide range of specialist charities that sustain the British Army ‘family’, both at home and around the world.
To book tickets through ABF: The Soldiers’ Charity email [email protected]
THE AIR AMBULANCE A rapid response time to trauma and medical emergency can be the difference between life and death. The Air Ambulance service flies two ambulances across Warwickshire, Northamptonshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland, providing a rapid response across an area of 3,850 square miles covering many of the UK’s major motorways. Between the two ambulances they attend an average of six missions per day, but they do not receive any government funding and instead have to rely on generous donations.
To book tickets to support the Air Ambulance email [email protected]
THE LEON BARWELL FOUNDATION Founded in the memory of former Saints chairman Leon Barwell, the foundation aims to give families living day to day with cancer the opportunity to share in a unique event to create everlasting memories for all. Weather its a short break, visit to the theatre, or sporting event, we want to give families an experience for them to enjoy in difficult circumstances. Help us to help families be families before there lives are changed forever.
To book tickets to support The Leon Barwell Foundation email [email protected]
Supporters can order tickets in any area of the stadium through their chosen charity, with ticket prices starting at just £15.
For more information about Charities Day, a full stadium map and pricing, as well as everything that will be going on at stadiummk on the day of the game head to www.northamptonsaints.co.uk/MK