Scots drinks companies internet hundreds for Airdrie hospice via charity soccer match

TWO Scots drinks companies have raised £16k for St Andrew’s Hospice via a charity soccer match hosted final week.

Airdrie-based Worldwide Beverage and Bellshill-based William Grant & Sons – raised the funds via a spirited charity soccer match on Friday twenty second July.

The pleasant, which was hosted at Airdrie FC, attracted over 200 spectators from the local people, who purchased tickets and donated on the door.

The £8,000 raised from ticket gross sales and donations on the evening was then match-funded by each corporations, which means a complete of £16,000 whole was donated to the charity after the sport.

The match was hosted at Airdrie FC on Friday evening, with over 200 spectators. (Picture provided with launch by Burt Greener)

St Andrew’s Hospice offers palliative care to folks dwelling with life-limiting diseases and
helps assist their family members and carers.

These providers are supplied freed from cost to the grownup inhabitants of Lanarkshire.

The sport noticed William Grant & Sons’ workforce triumph with a 3 – 1 win.

Speeches, trophy displays and Man of the Match Awards added to the ambiance for gamers and followers alike.

Eileen Rae, Enterprise Help Supervisor at Worldwide Beverage and one of many occasion
organisers, says that the enterprise has been overwhelmed by the assist for the initiative.

She commented: “We had been delighted to workforce up with William Grant & Sons to lift cash for a really deserving charity.

“The generosity of followers and the group spirit on the evening was unbelievable and regardless of our defeat, we might like to make this an annual occasion and steal again that trophy.

“My wholehearted thanks goes to everybody concerned for bringing our values of teamwork and group to the fore for this very particular night.”

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Craig Cranmer, Group Operations Director from William Grant & Sons, mentioned: “An enormous thank
you to everybody who was concerned on this occasion – from the organisers to the gamers – it’s a superb instance of how necessary teamwork is in native communities.

“We’re delighted to assist St Andrew’s Hospice and assist the work that they do.”

John Brady, Head of Fundraising from St Andrew’s Hospice, added: “St Andrew’s
Hospice are completely delighted to profit from the generosity of those two advantageous drinks
companies.

“While the soccer was aggressive, the beneficiant spirit of everybody attending, those that
purchased a match ticket or raffle ticket, or made a donation have our heartfelt thanks.

“And big due to Worldwide Beverage and William Grant & Sons for matching the quantities raised on the evening.

“This cash will permit us to ship care and compassion to Lanarkshire sufferers and their households.”