TWO Scots drinks enterprises have raised £16k for St Andrew’s Hospice via a charity soccer match hosted very last 7 days.
Airdrie-centered Intercontinental Beverage and Bellshill-primarily based William Grant & Sons – raised the resources by a spirited charity football match on Friday 22nd July.
The pleasant, which was hosted at Airdrie FC, attracted over 200 spectators from the nearby local community, who bought tickets and donated on the doorway.
The £8,000 elevated from ticket gross sales and donations on the night was then match-funded by equally companies, meaning a complete of £16,000 complete was donated to the charity immediately after the recreation.
St Andrew’s Hospice supplies palliative care to persons dwelling with life-restricting ailments and
assists assistance their cherished types and carers.
These companies are delivered no cost of demand to the adult populace of Lanarkshire.
The activity noticed William Grant & Sons’ team triumph with a 3 – 1 win.
Speeches, trophy presentations and Gentleman of the Match Awards extra to the ambiance for players and followers alike.
Eileen Rae, Business Assistance Manager at International Beverage and a person of the occasion
organisers, says that the business has been overcome by the aid for the initiative.
She commented: “We were delighted to crew up with William Grant & Sons to increase dollars for a quite deserving charity.
“The generosity of fans and the community spirit on the night was amazing and even with our defeat, we would love to make this an annual celebration and steal back again that trophy.
“My wholehearted thanks goes to absolutely everyone included for bringing our values of teamwork and community to the fore for this very particular night.”
Craig Cranmer, Group Operations Director from William Grant & Sons, claimed: “A massive thank
you to everybody who was involved in this occasion – from the organisers to the gamers – it is a good example of how essential teamwork is in community communities.
“We are delighted to help St Andrew’s Hospice and help the perform that they do.”
John Brady, Head of Fundraising from St Andrew’s Hospice, added: “St Andrew’s
Hospice are certainly delighted to reward from the generosity of these two great beverages
“Whilst the football was competitive, the generous spirit of everyone attending, all those who
purchased a match ticket or raffle ticket, or designed a donation have our heartfelt many thanks.
“And substantial many thanks to Intercontinental Beverage and William Grant & Sons for matching the quantities lifted on the night.
“This funds will permit us to provide care and compassion to Lanarkshire people and their family members.”