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Arsenal Football Club has teamed up with Save the Children as the Club's first ever global charity partner.

 

Arsenal is supporting Save the Children on a range of education projects in the UK and overseas, helping the poorest children get a better start in life and giving them the chance to grow and fulfil their potential.

 

Through this work, the Club will help Save the Children towards its vision of transforming the lives of over three million children a year through education by 2013.

 

Arsenal will be supporting two education programmes in the UK - Families and Schools Together (FAST) and Eat, Sleep, Learn, Play! (ESLP).

 

FAST helps increase parents’ engagement in their children’s education by encouraging them to perform everyday tasks and develop their skills together. With the support of Arsenal in the Community, the Club will help to set up three new FAST groups in North London.

 

ESLP is a programme that assists children living in the most desperate need by providing  household essentials like a child's bed, a family cooker or educational books and toys.

 

Throughout the partnership, familiar fundraising activities such as the Club’s dedicated matchday and ‘Be a Gunner. Be a Runner’ will return alongside additional activities supporting community work in the UK and overseas.  The Club will also continue to back Save the Children’s disaster relief work, having made donations to the Japan Appeal and more recently, the charity’s East Africa Appeal to support thousands of children facing starvation.

 

For more information about the partnership, visit www.arsenal.com/savethechildren.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Raising money for

Save the Children

Save the Children

Charity Registration No. England and Wales (213890) Scotland (SC039570)

Save the Children works in more than 120 countries. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential.

Donations 120

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Donation in Lieu of sending Christmas cards at work. PS " My Donate" does not charge charities http://www.btplc.com/mydonate/findoutmore/

Donation by Mick Wilkinson on 11/12/13

£30.00

+ £7.50 Gift Aid

Donation by Håkon Laugsand on 16/10/13

£10.00

Donation by Anonymous on 05/03/13

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Lets sign some heavy hitters and win a trophy jheeze

Donation by Shabba on 29/12/12

Donation by Willard Hancock on 20/12/12

$50.00

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Merry Christmas!

Donation by keithbelfast on 12/12/12

£20.00

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Donation by ataf on 02/11/12

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

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Donated after seeing Spurs fans making good on their Wilshere bet. Fair play! Great charity too.

Donation by Jamie Crick on 05/09/12

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Donation by Jamie King on 27/08/12

£50.00

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Keep up the good work!

Donation by Steven Powell on 07/08/12

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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I am a Spurs fan who lost a bet to a smug Arsenal fan John Stergides - this is my penance, though giving to charity is Ok (even if it is Arsenal) :)

Donation by Matthew Jackson on 21/05/12

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

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Spurs fan as well donating for a personal bet and also for Jack Wilshere

Donation by Mun on 14/05/12

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Spurs fan here, lost this in a Wilshere inspired bet. But all in a good cause. Come on Munich!

Donation by Andy N17 on 14/05/12

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Donation by Ramtin Avini on 07/05/12

£7.00

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I had a brilliant time and I'm definitely going to do it next year. Thanks to the people who sponsored me it was really, really fun.

Donation by Sam Burke (10) on 22/04/12

£70.00

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Had a great time, didn't expect to win. Well done everyone, we are all winners. And it was for a really good cause. Thanks Be a Gunner Be a Runner!

Donation by D'wayne Obi on 20/04/12

£40.00

+ £10.00 Gift Aid

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Thank you to all who sponsored me lots of love Leoni Williamson (10)

Donation by Leoni Williamson on 20/04/12

£125.00

Donation by Anonymous on 19/04/12

£200.00

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Be a gunner be a runner 2012 - Arsenal Poland.

Donation by Arsenal Poland Supporters Club on 18/04/12

£770.00

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I hope you enjoyed Be a Gunner Be a Runner as much as I did! Thanks to everyone who sponsored me and thanks Arsenal for organizing a great day!

Donation by Leo Phillips on 18/04/12

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Thanks to everyone who sponsored me for the fun run 'Be a Gunner Be a runner'

Donation by Jack Smith on 17/04/12

£100.00

+ £25.00 Gift Aid

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Congrats on your 34th, Andreas. And I'd rather see you finish fourth...

Donation by Henrik Örtenvik on 17/04/12

£20.00

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Thanks to everyone who sponsored me for the be a Gunner be a runner event!

Donation by Mike Grant on 15/04/12

£160.00

+ £40.00 Gift Aid

Donation by Dickon Tolson on 10/04/12

£25.00

+ £6.25 Gift Aid

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Keep up the good work!

Donation by Paul Colgate on 10/04/12

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£6,207.07
  • Offline donations£114,722.86
  • Text donations£0.00
  • Total raised£120,929.93
  • Gift Aid£686.91

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