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Charity :: Events

 

 

 

All Year Round: Coin Collection Units

These can be found in all Celtic Stores plus Ticket Services and the Celtic Pools Office at Celtic Park. Pop in your loose change and make a difference to a host of charities!

 

 

Saturday 8th September 2012: Celtic Charity Cup 5-a-Side Tournament

Squads of 7 (aged 18+) will fight it out to lift the Celtic Charity Cup (which will be engraved with the team name and displayed in the Boardroom at Celtic Park) and win the opportunity to play on the hallowed turf at Celtic Park during the half-time interval of a forthcoming match.

To register your interest for the 2012 tournament – which will take place at Celtic FC’s Training Centre in Lennoxtown - contact Jane Maguire on 0141 551 4262 or email janemaguire@celticfc.co.uk

 

 

Late 2012: Club Couture - The Celtic Charity Fund Fashion Show

Following the success of our events in the last 3 years, we will once again be hosting the increasing popular Club Couture Fashion Show at Celtic Park in 2012.  The format includes a catwalk show featuring first team players, a charity auction and raffle, live entertainment and a fabulous 3-course meal. Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, a wonderful donation of £10,000 was made once again to main beneficiary, Breast Cancer Care Scotland in 2011.

To register your interest for Club Couture 2012, contact Jane Maguire on 0141 551 4262 or email janemaguire@celticfc.co.uk

 

 

Early 2013: Volunteering Overseas

Reinforcing Celtic Charity Fund’s commitment to supporting the famine relief efforts in East Africa, a magnificent 21 volunteers traveled to Kenya on Monday 31st October 2011, to spend 10 days working in local schools.

This was Celtic Charity Fund’s inaugural trip to Africa and the participants not only lent practical and emotional support in Kenya but, as ambassadors of the Fund and Celtic Football Club, also spread the word on our unique charitable roots and heritage.

The day-to-day work ranged from teaching support to cooking to laying new floors to plastering to painting, including much Celtic-inspired artistic input!  One or 2 Celtic songs could also be heard on many occasions!  We also got used to chants of ‘Mzungu!’, which is an affectionate term for white people.  The trip culminated in a visit to Kibera Celtic FC. 

The initiative obviously involved a fundraising element and the group raised an incredible total of almost £20,000 for Celtic Charity Fund.

As a result of the success of the trip, Celtic Charity Fund is now considering another overseas trip at the start of 2013.  To register your interest, contact Jane Maguire on 0141 551 4262 or email janemaguire@celticfc.co.uk

 

 

2013: Celtic Charity Fund Sporting Dinner

The 2012 Celtic Charity Fund Annual Sporting Dinner was held in the Kerrydale Suite at Celtic Park on Thursday 1st March.  Celtic Directors, Management, first-team players and backroom staff were in attendance and the evening included a fabulous four-course meal, live after-dinner entertainment and a charity auction and raffle hosted by Andy Cameron.

The principal beneficiary was The British Heart Foundation Scotland’s Mending Broken Hearts Appeal and they received a wonderful donation of £25,000. 

The date for the 2013 event will be confirmed as soon as possible but, to register your interest in the meantime, please call Jane Maguire on 0141 551 4262 or emai janemaguire@celticfc.co.uk