Rugby team Worcester Warriors has handed over a cheque to Acorns Children’s Hospice for over £6,570, raised at a charity match day in December.
The Warriors donated 150 tickets and the Sixways Upper Lounge to the local charity for the game against Leicester. The club also held a competition giving young fans the chance to design the shirt to be worn by the players at the match.
Nine year old Alice Scarrott of Warndon Primary School landed the prize with her winning “shooting stars” design.
The limited edition shirts can be ordered via the Sixways Store or the Warriors website with 100 per cent of the profits being split between the Warriors’ three nominated charities, including Acorns.
In addition, the shirts worn by the players on the day will be signed and available through a series of raffles and auctions, raising more urgently needed funds for the charities.
* Warriors community foundation manager Carol Hart is pictured with Warriors player Jake Abbott, and Acorns’ corporate fundraising officer Ellie Griffiths.