Coventry Charity Football Cup Present 10,000 To Local Charities

Last updated : 29 January 2011 By Kev Monks
Ten thousand pounds was presented to seventeen local charities by the Coventry Charity Football Cup Committee.

The Coventry Charity Football Cup, which first started in 1907 as the Coventry Nursing Football Cup, raises monies through its football competition won in 2010 by Alveston FC at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry and a number of fundraising events throughout the year. This year, a total of £10,000 went to its nominated charities.

Tonight at the Merrick Lodge in Radford, Coventry, the following seventeen charities were presented with cheques: Warwickshire & Nothamptonshire Air Ambulance, Coventry RSPCA, Sycamore Counselling Services, Diabetes UK, Acorns Children's Hospice, The Lifepath Trust, Coventry Deaf Sports & Social Club, Mary Ann Evans Hospice, Community Broadcasting Services (Coventry), Coventry & District Amateur Footballer's Welfare Fund, Entrust Care, R.A.F.A, Zoe's Place, Coventry Resource Centre For The Blind, Mercia Multiple Sclerosis, The Island Project School and Bermuda And Stockingford
Intensive Care Services .

A further £460 was raised on the night.

Chairman Richard Aston with Becky Meagher who raised £750 for the Coventry Charity Cup with a fundraiser at Folly Lane.