One thing that has become apparent is that clubs at all levels are facing significant shortfalls in revenue streams, including season tickets and commercial income. Donations are great, but they really are a very short-term fix and won’t help to address the impending recession that is likely to follow this period. As a branch we are setting up a page where donations can be made to purchase a Hospitality Box for a game. At this seasons prices they cost £650 (inc VAT), which covers;
The box will be for the use of local NHS staff as a thank you for everything they have done during the coronavirus outbreak. We are very aware that there are many other heroes who are at risk in front facing roles including, but not exclusively; Police, Care Homes, Prisons, Border Force, Supermarket, Pharmacies, the list really is endless. However this will be reserved for the heroes of the NHS, ensuring that they will have a day to remember as a thank you, whilst at the same time helping the club financially.
The fund has already had donations of £40 but the SEP will add to that to take the opening amount to £100. You do not need to have a PayPal account to use the function button below.