back wax will raise funds for Burnham football club's refurb!
chairman of Burnham United football club is set to hold a fundraising
back wax later this month to raise cash for the clubhouse's refurbishment
and a charity close to his heart.
Counsell, pictured, is holding the event at the club on
Saturday 14th March at 7pm.
year, my girlfriend and I discussed various ways of fundraising,
and she came up with the idea of me getting my back waxed for
charity. It seemed like a good idea at the time, however as we
get closer to the event I'm thinking that maybe some of the other
ideas may have been slightly less painful! However, I am always
up for raising money and awareness for brilliant causes."
added: "The proceeds will be split between Parkinson's UK
and Burnham United AFC's redevelopment of their clubhouse and
want to extend the current facilities to modernise the current
changing facilities for both players and officials, and expand
the current clubhouse for the benefits of the club members."
club has been raising money for the clubhouse redevelopment for
much of this season, through several events held at the club,
including a Premier League quiz night which raised £385.
project will be a joint venture with Burnham United juniors."
other cause being supported is Parkinson's UK which is a cause
that Matt's girlfriend Eleri and her family strongly support.
uncle was diagnosed with Parkinson's over five years ago and since
then the family have fought together to raise awareness and funds
for the charity. Parkinson's UK work to support sufferers and
their family's, and also support research into finding the cure,
and improve life for the person affected."
target is £500 and he is accepting online