12:32 28 June 2012
By Gareth Willsher
Northampton Town Football Club Charitable Foundation
Northampton Town Football Club's Charitable Foundation has appointed its official charity partners for the 2016/2017 season.
The charities are;
Prostate Cancer UK
Swain Benevolent Fund
Leon Barwell Foundation
Northampton Hope Centre
Northampton Red Cross
The Foundation brings together the club's extensive charity work and sees the club work with a selected number of charity partners on a season by season basis. The Northampton Town Football Club Charitable Foundation plans to harness local passion to make a major difference to charities in Northampton and beyond.
Being an official partner entitles the charity to the following benefits;
One bucket collection during the season as part of a themed home game in support of charity
Use of the club badge for promotional purposes
Media coverage of charity events in club's match programme and on the club web-site
Each partner will be adopted by 2 or 3 players who will make at least 2 personal appearances on behalf of the charity each year
Donation from the club's fundraising proceeds
Access to signed shirts, balls and tickets for fundraising purposes.
CHARITABLE FOUNDATION TRUSTEES
John Morris (Chairman), Gareth Willsher (Secretary), Nick Ancel (Treasurer), David Jackson (The Managing Director of club partner, Jackson Grundy), Paul Griffiths (Chief Executive of the Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce), Mark Beesley (journalist) and Gareth Kingston (Long time supporter of the club and experience of working within the charitable sector.)