Aberdeen fans raise over £17,000 through can collections

15 June 2017
Picture from the final of the Scottish League Cup between Aberdeen(red)and Inverness Caledonian Thistle(blue)at Celtic Park on Sunday the 16th March 2014
Dons fans
Pic by Chris Sumner
Taken 16/3/14

Aberdeen fans raise over £17,000 through can collections

Over the course of the season Dons supporters (from Aberdeen FC) have once again helped raise a fantastic total of over £17,000 for local charities, community groups, schools and sports clubs through can collections held before matches at Pittodrie.

Debra Christie, Fundraising and Business Development Co-ordinator for Aberdeen FC Community Trust said, “The amount of money raised over the course of the season if phenomenal and will make a real difference to the groups who fundraised here at Pittodrie. I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has made a contribution throughout the season for their continued generosity and support.”

The charities and groups who have benefitted from can collections this season are Inspire, Aberdeen Foyer, RNLI, Alzheimer Scotland, Aberdeen Cyrenians, AFC Heritage Trust, AFC Disabled Supporters, AFCCT, Rotary Club of Aberdeen, CLAN, Instant Neighbour, Grampian Senior Citizen Forum, Aberdeen University RAG Committee, Aberdeen YMCA, Alzheimer Research UK, NESS, Absafe, Dreams Come True, MS Society, EY Tartan Traipse, Erskine, Quarriers, Grampian MS Therapy Centre, Mental Health Aberdeen and the Rob Roy Preservation Trust.

Everyone at Aberdeen FC Community Trust would like to thank all supporters for their donations and the volunteers for giving up their time to help throughout the season.

Applications are now being taken for season 2017/18, click here for more information or e-mail info@afccommunitytrust.org



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