Bid for a shirt and help St Richard's - The Evesham Observer

Bid for a shirt and help St Richard's

Evesham Editorial 2nd Jul, 2021   0

THE SHIRTS worn by the Rapids in their superb seven-wicket Vitality Blast win over Leicestershire Foxes at New Road are being auctioned to raise funds for St. Richard’s Hospice.

Each player has donated and signed their shirt, and in addition to the individual player shirts, there is a unique shirt signed by the whole squad. The public can now bid for all items through an online auction.

The chance to raise funds for St. Richard’s Hospice in this manner came about after Morgan Motor Company, Worcestershire’s main club sponsor generously handed over its shirt sponsorship to Worcestershire’s Charity Partner, St. Richard’s Hospice, for the game against the Foxes.

The hospice logo was displayed across the shirts of the Rapids players, and all money raised from the auction will provide additional funds to support the work of St. Richard’s Hospice in the local community.

David Hoskins, Worcestershire CCC’s Head of Commercial and Operations, said: “It’s brilliant that the players are donating their signed shirts to the auction to support St. Richard’s Hospice.

“We are really pleased to be raising funds for the hospice in this way and a huge message of thanks to Morgan Motor Company for helping us support this initiative and giving up their shirt sponsorship for the Leicestershire Foxes Vitality Blast fixture.”

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