Bucket Collection For Brain Injury Charity Raises £1,442

Bartley The Bluebirds meets Headway Volunteers

A bucket collection at the Cardiff-Swansea game in aid of Trust supported charity, Headway Cardiff & South East Wales, raised £1,442 for its work with those suffering from brain injury.

The collection before derby was generously supported by Cardiff City fans attending the big match.

Trust chair Keith Morgan said: “Once again, the fans of Cardiff City have come up trumps for the work of a well deserving local charity.

“I’d like to once again thank all at Cardiff City, including chief executive Ken Choo and Supporter Liaison Officer Adam Gilliatt, for their support for Headway before the derby.”

Ready For Action: The Volunteer Collectors

Headway Chief Executive, Rebecca Pearce said: “‘We are bowled over by the generosity of the Cardiff City fans! On behalf of everyone here at Headway Cardiff & South East Wales, I’d like to say a huge thank you to everyone that donated and to the Supporter’s Trust for making us your charity of the season. The money raised will go a long way in helping those who have been affected by an acquired brain injury.

“All staff at the stadium should be highly praised for their help and assistance on the day – our volunteers had a wonderful experience. Thank you again, this will not only have helped us raise funds but it has also given us the opportunity to raise awareness and help our campaign.”

The Trust chose Headway Cardiff & South East Wales as its charity for the current season after considering nominations from members.

  • You can find out more about Headway’s fantastic work a www.headwaycardiff.com