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Club Present Cheque To Anthony Nolan
Following the club’s fundraising efforts on Non-Legaue Day, Margate FC were able to present a cheque of £1930 to the blood cancer charity, Anthony Nolan.
Thanks to this donation, the club has added 48 brand new donors to the charity’s register, any one of which could go onto to save someone’s life!
Anthony Nolan saves the lives of people with blood cancer, such as leukaemia, by matching them to people willing to donate their bone marrow, or blood stem cells, for a lifesaving transplants.
It also carries out pioneering research to increase stem cell transplant success, and supports patients through their transplant journeys.
Lawrie Mallyon, Senior Community Fundraising Manager at Anthony Nolan, said, ‘We are so delighted that Margate FC chose to fundraise in aid of Anthony Nolan. Every penny raised will help us undertake lifesaving research, recruit more donors and provide vital support to patients and their families.
‘Fundraising is a vital part of our lifesaving work – the more money we raise, the more potential donors we can recruit onto the stem cell register, giving people in desperate need a second chance of life.’
Find out more about Anthony Nolan by clicking here.
Tuesday, 27 November 2018
By Charlotte Richardson