At the start of the football season, Zoopla.co.uk pledged to donate £1,000 to six Midlands' charities including £100 to CLIC Sargent, every time Bromwich Albion FC scored during the 2012/13 Premier League season.
After the thrilling 5-5 draw with Manchester United in the last game of the season on Sunday 19 May 2013, West Brom's success on the field in their most successful Premier League season ever . This has provided a windfall for these local charities as a result of the generous pledge from Zoopla.co.uk and with 53 goals scored, CLIC Sargent will now receive £5,300.
Orlando Fuller, a CLIC Sargent Young Person Social Worker based in Birmingham, met Zoopla.co.uk's Head of Communications, Lawrence Hall on the pitch to accept the generous donation.
Alex Chesterman, Founder and CEO of Zoopla.co.uk said: “We're delighted to be handing over such a significant sum to each of these charities. They each do great work and have much need for our support. ‘The Baggies’ have had a tremendous season and we're glad that our Charity Golden Goal Initiative has quite literally paid off for the local community.”
CLIC Sargent Fundraising Manager, Noemie Salvaudon said: “We would like to congratulate ‘The Baggies’ on such an amazing season, and thank The Albion Foundation for putting us forward to be part of the Charity Golden Goal Initiative. Also, thank you to Zoopla.co.uk for their generosity!
“CLIC Sargent has a long history of football fundraising with our KICK! campaign. Clubs can sign in to the campaign to receive their free fundraising pack and start scoring goals in aid of children and young people with cancer and their families.”
For more information
To find out how you or your business can help support CLIC Sargent, please contact Noemie Salvaudon on 0113 288 3223 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.