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£1,608raised of £8,500 target by 50 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,608 to create a mobile welfare and changing facility for our rugby club, without it we can't coach kids in the area!

    Erdington, Birmingham UK
    Funded on Wednesday, 31st October 2018

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    Erdington Rugby Club is a community club based in the inner city of Birmingham. The area of Erdington is one of the most deprived areas in the UK. The club was reformed 2 years ago after a break of 13 years in its long 94 year history and since has led a nomadic existence.

    The club now has the chance to secure a permanent base on its historic home of Spring Lane. However due to council planning restrictions the club is not allowed to put temporary changing or toilet facilities on the site, but the council have agreed the use of a double decker bus as mobile welfare and changing facility.

    We have kindly been given a bus by a local company, Commbus Ltd but now need to raise funds to convert it. The bus is essential to our success, as under the RFU safeguarding regulations, we must have such facilities to enable us to coach our growing youth section.

    The ERFC youth section which caters for kids ages 4-18 is a key part of our community strategy, by attracting youth to play this wonderful sport we will divert them away from the growing gang culture in the area, a key factor in the escalating knife crime epidemic!

    ERFC is an ethnically diverse club that caters for everyone in its community, both male and female, we strongly believe we can not only coach people to play a sport but change their lives for the better and in the long term help them shape a better community for our area.

    Please support us, however small the donation it is greatly appreciated. We are also offering companies the chance to sponsor the bus and have their logo displayed on it. If you would like to discuss this further please call Andy on 07785 270406.

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    • Erdington Rugby Football Club4 months ago
      Erdington Rugby Football Club

      Erdington Rugby Football Club

      4 months ago
      Update from the Page owner

      With a great donation from Mick Storey we just past the £1k mark. Thanks to everyone who has got us to this point, we need more so keep pushing it out to family friends and and any companies you may know who might wish to support us. Cheers everyone!

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    • Erdington Rugby Football Club5 months ago
      Erdington Rugby Football Club

      Erdington Rugby Football Club

      5 months ago
      Update from the Page owner

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    5 months ago

    Erdington Rugby Football Club started crowdfunding

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    Page last updated on: 9/29/2018 9:24 PM

    Supporters

    50

    • margaret hartley

      margaret hartley

      Sep 29, 2018

      Saw this on Facebook and recognised Andy Truman - thought I'd add a bit of money for a great cause - remembering the Co OP training and trench foot!

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Aug 31, 2018

      Keep at it boys!

    • Benjamin Perloff

      Benjamin Perloff

      Aug 30, 2018

      Best of luck. The lessons I learned from youth team sports have served me well in many facets of my life.

      £18.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Aug 30, 2018

      £100.00

    • MC Floor Team

      MC Floor Team

      Aug 30, 2018

      £200.00

    • Michael  Storey

      Michael Storey

      Aug 22, 2018

      Come on you guys with your big pensions ,let’s give back to this great club ,and all the young players of the future .Regards Micky Storey

      £250.00

    • Mathew Davies

      Mathew Davies

      Aug 10, 2018

      £20.00

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    Erdington, Birmingham UK

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