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FOUNDATION DAY 2015 - TOMORROW

20 March 2015

Text CCFC15 £5 to 70070 to pledge five pounds to the Foundation

Each member of Cardiff City’s 2014/15 Sky Bet Championship squad and senior coaching staff has pledged a day’s wage in support of Cardiff City Foundation’s second annual Foundation Day.

 

, with fund-raising activities taking place throughout the day in and around Cardiff City Stadium.Saturday, 21st March on Birmingham CityFoundation Day 2015 will coincide with the Bluebirds’ home fixture with

 

Cardiff City Foundation is the charitable arm of Cardiff City Football Club, which on an annual basis requires in excess of £1.5 million to operate. The Foundation plays a central role in improving the lives and opportunities of people in its local communities, providing for previously under-represented groups.



In 2014, Cardiff City’s inaugural Foundation Day raised in excess of £150,000 – an amount that greatly contributed to the Foundation being able to extend its reach to over 35,000 young people across South Wales.

 

said: “We’re very proud of the work that we carry out and the positive impact we create upon young people’s lives - whether this is through engaging them in education programmes, creating sporting opportunities or simply raising their aspirations.Marc CahillCardiff City Foundation CEO,

 

“But to carry on the good work carried out by our staff on a day to day basis, we must find innovative ways to continue securing the funds to operate.

 

for his continued support of the Foundation, as well as the First Team players and staff for their generosity and support. This kind of backing does not happen at many football clubs. In conjunction with the time they give up weekly to support the Foundation’s programmes, our football staff truly are a credit to Cardiff City Football Club and the people of South Wales.Tan Sri Vincent Tan“Our sincere thanks to

 

“Foundation Day 2014 proved to be hugely successful and we hope that this year can be even better.”

 

The money raised during Foundation Day 2014 contributed towards a £500,000 increase in total income generated by the Foundation in 2013/14 – 86% of which, was spent on delivering charitable activities to communities across South Wales.

 


70070 (followed by the amount) to CCFC15Donations for Foundation Day 2015 can be made in advance of Foundation Day by texting


#cefday15

 

For Foundation Day 2015 enquiries, please email amy.mcniven@cardiffcityfc.co.uk or mark.denham@cardiffcityfc.co.uk.

Further information can be found by visiting www.cardiffcityfoundation.co.uk


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