We are pleased to announce that the Development Fund (DF) has now raised £83,380 this Financial Year - The DF raised £2,743 in the period between 22nd March and 29th March - We would like to express our sincere thanks to everyone who has made a donation.
At the Halifax home match we raised £627 for PFTG tickets, £255 in the barrels, £143 from the DF Turnstile, £77 from the football cards and £36 Stand for a Pint. CYCM helped raise £187.90 and the Stockport Branch donated £100 towards the handrails.
We have also received £675 from individual tickets sold for the upcoming Gala Dinner and Supporters Dinner. Next week we will add the amounts from invoices that have been raised for the Gala Dinner tables.
The total money raised between 1st July 2016 and 29th March 2017 is:
HOW YOU CAN HELP
16th April (Sunday) - Juniors Easter Egg Hunt
Details to follow.
Friday 21st April - Punkertainment Quiz Night
hosted by the Giddies
in Chorlton/Fallowfield - Venue TBC
Doors 7pm for 7.45pm start
£2.50 per person
Friday 5th May - East Manchester Branch Quiz Night
Fitzroy Social Club, Durham St. Droylsden M43 6DT
Doors 7.30pm for 8pm start.
£5 per person
Plus other Raffle and Auctions.
Saturday 6th May - Juniors Bingo
Friday 12th May - Supporters Dinner
Broadhurst Park, with special guest speaker Norman Whiteside.
Tickets are priced £25 each, available from the Membership Stall at home matches or online from the club shop.
Click here to buy tickets
Friday 19th May - Gala Dinner
Midland Hotel, Manchester.
Click here for full details
There are a number of ways that you can contribute to the DF at all our home matches at Broadhurst Park. At our next home game against Halifax on Saturday 25th March, please consider
DF Turnstile Number 4
Turnstile 4 at the St. Mary’s Road End is a designated DF turnstile, which allows supporters to donate money in addition to the normal admission price. The DF Turnstile accepts Adults, Concessions, Juniors entering with ST’s/LMTB’s or cash.
Pound for the Ground Tickets (PFTG)
Look out for a PFTG ticket sellers at our home matches. For just £1 per ticket, you will be entered into a draw, to be drawn at half time, where the winners win £200, the runner up wins £50 and for the 3rd prize winner a fudge hamper.
Look out of the big collection barrels located at various places throughout the ground to deposit your loose change (or notes). Stand A Pint collection pots are in both the Main Stand and SMRE bars. We also accept foreign currency. click here to see what has been raised so far.
Making a donation via the FC United website is really easy. On the home page you will see the DF Totaliser. Beneath it are number of donation amounts. By clicking on the amount you wish to donate you will be directed to a GoCardless page where you are asked to enter your contact details and bank sort code and account number. Click continue to complete your donation
Standing Order or increase an existing one
You can set up a standing order to allow you to donate on a regular basis via http://www.fc-utd.co.uk/m_devfund.php
By clicking on the amount you want to donate on a monthly basis you will be directed to a GoCardless page where you are asked to enter your contact details and bank sort code and account number. Click continue to complete the set up your standing order.
BUY A BRICK AT BROADHURST PARK
For just £45 each you can have an engraved brick to show your support for the club by being a permanent fixture at Broadhurst Park. Your brick can carry a personal message to you or a friend or relation or just have your name. All we ask is that each brick contains two lines of up to 16 available characters including spaces, punctuation etc on each line.
As well as the brick in our special supporters’ wall at Broadhurst Park, all buyers will receive a commemorative certificate showing their brick and message.
Click here to buy a brick
ORGANISE AND ATTEND FUNDRAISING ACTIVITIES
If you have any ideas of ways the club can raise money for the DF, please get in touch. Email email@example.com or ring 0161 769 2005.
If you can help to organise a fundraiser, even better, let us know and we’ll help support and promote the initiative.