Burnley FC’s principal front of shirt partner Spreadex is donating its front-of-shirt branding to the Alzheimer’s Society, in guidance of the club’s operate with the charity, for the Clarets’ Carabao Cup fixture in opposition to Rochdale on Tuesday, 21st September.
The initiative will see Burnley FC exchange the Spreadex Sporting activities logo with the symbol of the Alzheimer’s Society, supporting elevate recognition of the leading dementia charity’s function on Entire world Alzheimer’s Working day.
The information follows Burnley’s third package start, which will see the club donate £5 to Alzheimer’s Society for just about every shirt offered – with the £5 amount for each shirt remaining generously matched by Spreadex.
Burnley Soccer Club’s Head of Industrial Partnerships Ella Cummins stated: “We’re delighted that we are in a position to highlight these kinds of a valuable cause as a result of the entrance of shirt and would like to thank Spreadex for producing this possible. For lots of of us, this is a bring about shut to our hearts, and as a club we are searching forward to working carefully with Alzheimer’s Culture around the coming 12 months on some good initiatives.
“We will also be producing a raffle for the match-worn shirts and warmup t-shirts next the activity with all revenue lifted from the £5 raffle ticket heading to help Alzheimer’s Society. We’re hopeful that through the third kit product sales and the raffle, we will be equipped to raise a important sum for the charity, supporting the priceless perform they do for those living with dementia.”
Alex Hyde-Smith, Director of Fundraising at Alzheimer’s Modern society claimed: “We can not thank Burnley FC ample for giving us this platform to have our symbol front and centre on such a particular working day for us at Alzheimer’s Culture, as properly as generously donating proceeds of the third kit to our very important work. The last two many years have been seriously difficult for individuals influenced by dementia but many thanks to the generosity of Burnley FC, we can elevate crucial funds and awareness of dementia and the support accessible, so no-1 has to confront dementia by itself.
“As element of our Sport United Towards Dementia marketing campaign, we look ahead to working a lot more carefully with the club, developing on the wonderful do the job previously getting performed to assist persons dwelling with dementia in the neighborhood group.”
Spreadex CEO Dave MacKenzie claimed: “We are really pleased to be equipped to keep on to assist Burnley FC’s wonderful operate in the neighborhood and its charitable activities. Donating our shirt sponsorship room was a little something we were keen to do to mark Planet Alzheimer’s Day and I hope this initiative with raise significant recognition among football admirers.”