Foodbank Campaign: Footballers get a kick from helping

footballers played a blinder to help the Glasgow food bank cause.

Loading Comments
Share
Print

Each player had to make a food donation before being allowed to take part in a kickabout organised by charity bosses at Footy for Food.

It took place at the Crownpoint Sports Complex, off Gallowgate, and was part of a 10-city, 10-day UK tour by the charity to generate donations for local food banks.

Founder Richard Loat said: "Footy For Food is all about communities, volunteers and individuals coming together to help support food banks through football.

"Food banks are a vital service, but they need all the support they can get and that is where FFF is trying to help."

Mr Loat said Glasgow was chosen --not because of its number of foodbanks - but because people are passionate about football.

He added: "During this World Cup year, we want to highlight that football is just one way people can help those around them."

Food and drink

Commenting & Moderation

We moderate all comments on Evening Times on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis. If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well and trust you then your comments will be subject to moderation only if other users or the moderators believe you've broken the rules

Moderation is undertaken full-time 9am-6pm on weekdays, and on a part-time basis outwith those hours. Please be patient if your posts are not approved instantly.

166413

Have you got a story?

Contact the news desk on 0141 302 6520 or email news@eveningtimes.co.uk
Michelle McManus

Michelle McManus

Sussed in the City

New Year resolutions

Times Out

Entertainment

Lifestyle

TV Advert
Janice Bell

Janice Bell

You couldn’t make up half the stuff that happens to PA Janice Bell- some of the jams she gets herself into are worth a story or two.

Games news:

Putting the world to rights

Gail's Gab

Yorkhill does great work and Black Friday

Cat’s Eyes on Glasgow

Cat’s Eyes on Glasgow

Cat Cubie’s job is to find and share with you the fabulous things the city has to offer, from gigs to gastro.