Uk news Shotts youth football team give helping hand to town's foodbank MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - Shotts Bon Accord 2008s have teamed up with Paul’s Parcels by having the logo of the foodbank on their new strips for the upcoming season.
Breaking News ! A youth football team have given a helping hand to a Shotts foodbank. Shotts Bon Accord 2008s have teamed up with Paul’s Parcels by having the logo of the foodbank on their new strips for the upcoming season. And the talented young kids popped along to the foodbank’s headquarters over the weekend to show of their new jerseys. The foodbank is co-ordinated by Tracey Duffy along with partner Gerry McCann. Gerry was blown away by the generosity of the team and the coaches. He said: “The kids popped along to see us and gave us a donation with their strips. “The team approached us and asked us if we would like to be their shirt sponsor. “We were delighted to have them along.” The organisation, which also operates as a clothing bank, takes its name in memory of founder Tracey’s brother Paul who died six years ago aged just 37.
. Despite not having played a match for the best part of six months due to the pandemic, the team are hoping to get back on the pitch sooner rather than later with their new strips. The team’s coach Steven Keir said: “We thought it would be a good idea to have a charity on our strips rather than a sponsor. “Paul’s Parcels has been doing a great job for the community so it was an easy choice. “We contacted Tracey and Gerry and they were delighted to get involved. “The team also did a wee collection and we were able to hand them over. It’s great to help them out.” Referrals can be given from health visitors at Shotts Health Centre and by staff at the Getting Better Together (GBT) Shotts Centre or from Chris’s House in Wishaw. More information is available by logging onto the Paul’s Parcels Facebook page.
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