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Community Trust to help raise money in support of Ukraine

10 March 2022

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Fleetwood Town Community Trust and Sports College students raise money in support of victims of the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine.

Staff and students will be travelling the distance between Highbury Stadium, Fleetwood, and Kyiv in Ukraine, totalling 1,757 miles through cycling, rowing, and swimming between Monday 14 March until Friday 18 March, with all funds raised being split between the British Red Cross and Comic Relief.

The Trust is aiming to raise £1,000 which will support in invaluable resources supporting those across the world suffering I poverty, specifically those in and fleeing Ukraine

A staff member at British Red Cross explained: “We appreciate the efforts of the Fleetwood Town staff and students involved in the challenge. The money raised is going to a worthwhile cause, supporting those vulnerable women and children that are fleeing the country, providing aid.”

John Hartley, Community Cohesion & Inclusion Manager at Fleetwood Town, added: “The scenes we see on a daily basis are deeply upsetting and our thoughts and prayers go out to those in Ukraine.

“The staff within the Trust decided that they would like to support this cause in any possible way raising vital funds towards two wonderful charities. We would appreciate any funds received as staff and students take on this gruelling challenge, starting on Monday 14th March.”

If you would like to sponsor staff members or make a donation, you can visit the following crowd funder link here.

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