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Closed 18/06/2017

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£442raised of £1,500 target by 32 supporters

    Weʼve raised £442 to provide opportunities for people with Cerebral palsy and other neurological conditions to access disability specific football opportunities

    Location
    York, United Kingdom
    Time left
    Funded on Sunday, 18th June 2017

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    I am trying to raise funds to enable the North East and Yorkshire regional cerebral palsy football team to continue as a football provider for people with cerebral palsy and other neurological conditions in the North East and Yorkshire catchment area/ regions, we are the only disability specific (cerebral palsy) football team within the North East and Yorkshire area, who plays to a regional standard in a structured league for people with cerebral palsy.

    The team currently is facing issues with funding and we are doing our best to raise funds to enable the team to continue with our training sessions and league/cup fixtures.

    the team play against teams in the Northern Cerebral palsy football league, (North west A team, Northwest development squad and East midlands) we play 12 fixtures a season, we also play in a annual cup competition facing teams from both the North and south, matches are played in a 7 a side format, with slightly adapted rules to accommodate various ability levels. i.e. no offsides, roll ins and rolling substitutions and 22 minutes per half.

    An organised event is scheduled for Sunday the 18th of June, the event has been organised by a local group who do an annual tractor drive around the local villages to raise money for good causes/ specific groups, they have chosen us as their group for this year and we are very grateful.

    We will be hosting a raffle and a donations collection on the day of the event to help raise some much needed funds for the club, any donations to help with funding would be greatly appreciated by myself and the team.

    A close friend Greg Lowther, has also entered himself and his friends into a tough Mudder event that is taking place on the 30th of July they will be raising funds on the teams behalf.

    Please share and help us raise awareness/ support & funds for our cause , support is greatly appreciated. TY

    for further information please comment or follow this link https://tinyurl.com/n27o25x

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    • Joe Mckechnie

      Joe Mckechnie

      3 months ago

      Joe Mckechnie

      25% of the way to achieveing my crowdfunding target with 31 days to go, I'm very grateful to everyone who has been kind enough to donate to the teams cause. currently the page has raised £387.00 which is absolutely amazing, if people could please share my post to help raise awareness of the North east and Yorkshire cerebral palsy football team and our fundraising efforts, I would be very grateful for any further support that can be offered, many thanks again to everyone for supporting us. Best regards Joe Mckechnie

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    32

    • Kimberley Sanders

      Kimberley Sanders

      Jun 8, 2017

      Raffle tickets please.Good luck!

      £5.00

    • James Roberts

      James Roberts

      May 31, 2017

      Good work Joe and the lads!

      £5.00

    • April gamble

      April gamble

      May 26, 2017

      not a lot joe but every little helps xxx

      £10.00

    • Kate Staines

      Kate Staines

      May 24, 2017

      Go Joe!

      £5.00

    • Jayne Pickering

      Jayne Pickering

      May 21, 2017

      Hope you can carry on with the team. ....everyone should have the opportunity to play !!..

      £10.00

    • Julie Hickin

      Julie Hickin

      May 18, 2017

      Good luck Joe and the team x

      £20.00

    • Jennifer Rose

      Jennifer Rose

      May 18, 2017

      £30.00

    About the fundraiser
    Joe Mckechnie

    Joe Mckechnie

    York, United Kingdom

    I have cerebral palsy (Quadriplegia) I play football for the North East and Yorkshire regional cerebral palsy football team, I'm a former England and Scotland international cerebral palsy footballer, I'm passionate about ensuring cp football continues in the NE and Yorks region

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