Linfield have launched an appeal to their fans to support their official charity as their supporter’s clubs have been active in providing vital support during the pandemic.
The club’s official charity partnership with the NI Children’s Hospice has to date raised £40,000 to enable the charity to provide expert care for many children in need.
The Adult and Children's Hospice have recently had to launch an Emergency appeal to raise funds, to enable them to maintain their delivery of vital and much needed services in these most difficult and challenging times.
Linfield will be pledging a donation to support our fundraising effort and we would appeal to supporters (and indeed supporters of other clubs) to join our efforts, to raise vital and urgently needed funds for this cause.
To pledge your support to this appeal, please click here. www.justgiving.com/fundraising/linfieldfc-nich
Support Linfield FC's fundraising efforts in support of the NI Children’s Hospice.— Linfield FC (@OfficialBlues) April 21, 2020
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All support fully appreciated by ourselves and the Hospice.
Linfield supporters’ clubs have been active with the 1st Raven LSC raising over £15,000 to provide support to the NHS. Whilst the Ballyclare LSC have made a generous donation of £500 towards the Ballyclare and district food bank appeal.
Last week members of the 1st South Belfast LSC, in conjunction with other local community groups in the area, helped deliver a supply of food essentials to those in the community.
The official Linfield Superstore also donated a number of sports bags to staff at the Ulster Hospital to allow front-line carers and staff to safely to take their equipment home after each shift.
In an update on the official Linfield website, chairman Roy McGivern referenced the work of all parties; “One of the really positive aspects of this current pandemic has been the hugely inspiring community response, as people have come together to look after the most vulnerable within society and ensure that no-one is left behind or isolated. I am aware that we have people from Linfield including staff and supporters who are involved in the frontline of the Covid-19 response and we salute their amazing efforts in the most challenging of circumstances.”
If you know someone from the club who is deserving of the accolade of this season's Linfield Danske Bank SuperFan, you have until Thursday 30 April to make your nomination by clicking here.