AS well as enjoying their recent trip to Paradise, All Blacks forwards Ben Franks, Dane Coles and New Zealand�€™s most-capped Super Rugby player of all time Keven Mealamu all took time out to sign a retro European Cup Winner replica jersey which they kindly donated to Celtic FC Foundation�€™s Christmas Appeal.
This one-off, exclusive shirt is being auctioned online on Celtic FC Foundation�€™s official eBay charity, with all proceeds then going towards this year�€™s Christmas Appeal �€“ an annual campaign which makes an incredible difference to so many lives within our community, during what can be a particularly challenging time of year.
Celtic FC Foundation would like to extend a heart-warming thanks to Ben, Frank and Keven for their support. To read more about their visit click ;here
Click ;HERE ;for more details, and to place your bid on this one off All Blacks signed shirt.
Celtic FC Foundation Christmas Appeal ;�€“ honouring our founding principles, and helping those in our community who are most in need.
Our targets this year are as follows:
1. To provide a proper Christmas meal for around 200 local families and gifts for the younger family members, who would otherwise go without. ;
2. ; To support the following local charities
- Glasgow East Women�€™s Aid (Gifts, toys and family outings gifts for those in the refuge)
- Spirit Aid (Christmas hampers for those in need in the West of Scotland)
- Glasgow Simon Community (We will host a Christmas lunch here at Celtic Park on Sunday, December 7)
- Loaves and Fishes (A hot meal in the cold weather for the homeless and for those living in poverty)
- The Wayside Club Centre (Refuge and a meal on Christmas Day for the homeless)
- Glasgow City Mission (Support for their Older Men�€™s Club which provides food and companionship)
- Scottish Refugee Council (Support for refugees facing their first Christmas in Scotland)
- The Invisibles (Warm goods and clothing for the City�€™s homeless)
- Yorkhill Children�€™s Charity (Gifts and activities for children facing a hospital stay over Christmas)
We cannot make this Christmas Appeal a success without your support. If you are not looking to bid this All Blacks shirt, you can still make a donation to this year�€™s campaign – no matter how big or small – through the following channels:
1. ; ; ; ; ; Donate by ;Text ;�€“ text �€˜CELT07�€™ followed by ;�€˜£1�€™, �€˜£5�€™ or �€˜£10�€™ ;to ;70070
3. ; ; ; ; ; Donate in Cash �€“ there are collection boxes located in all Celtic Stores
4. ; ; ; ; ; Donate by Cheque �€“ payable to �€˜Celtic FC Foundation�€™ and sent to Celtic FC Foundation, Celtic Park, Glasgow, G40 3RE.
5. ; ; ; ; ; ; Attend the Ghirls for Good ladies lunch on Saturday, December 13 –http://www.celticfc.net/news/6998
6. ; ; ; ; ; Give as You Live via your Christmas shopping – ;http://www.celticfc.net/news/7018
Please help us brighten up lives and reach our goal this Christmas!