Charity Fun Day 2012

Charity Fun Day 2012

June 28, 2012 | Nathan Reid

Active8 Sheffield will be hosting their fifth annual charity fun day on Sunday 8th July 2012 for the Weston Park Hospital and Barnsley Hospice cancer charities. The event takes place from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm and is at King Edwards VII Lower School located on Darwin Lane next to Tapton Secondary School.

It will be a fun event for all and will raise further awareness of the work that is done by these wonderful charities. The event has been a massive success over the years and has been supported from the outset by many local businesses who dedicate there time to make this event the success that it is.

Activities taking place throughout the day will include a small children’s football tournament on the grass field with a show-piece final taking place from the adult 11 a –side Summer Football League they are currently hosting this will be refereed by ex Premier League Referee Uriah Rennie who has supported the event since the outset in 2007. Other supporters of the event include Fun 2 Bounce, Big Als Funhouse Entertainment, Party Animals, The Tapton Kangaroos, The Wild Spirit Angels, Sheffield FC, Bishops Coffee House and Bistro, Janes Facepainting, Capilles Sandwich Bar, Rascal HQ, Laura’s Beauty, Kickstart Coaching, Tricky Wingers, Hallamshire RUFC, Chris’s Ices plus several other Sheffield based organisations.

There will also be fairground rides, inflatable slides, a bar, a parrot show, an animal farm, bouncy castle’s, a penalty shoot-out, Caribbean Food as well as a massive Car Boot Sale.

The Lord Mayor of Sheffield is also attending the event for a short period.

This is an event that you don’t want to miss, we raised £1,305.00 last year and donated £5,316.06 in total from their other events throughout the year.

All money raised from the day whether this is through pitch fees for the car boots or entry fees to the tournaments are donated directly to the charities, with additional the on-site activities donating a fee from there takings for the day.

Please come and show your support entry to the event is free, and the experience from the day will make a difference to someone’s future. Whether this is through donations or you have a conversation with one of the on-site Weston Park or Barnsley Hospice representatives this could help to change the lives of the people we all love.

We look forward to seeing you on the day.