Aston Villa - Villa To Extend Acorns Sponsorship
UK time is: 10:20:43
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Villa To Extend Acorns Sponsorship

Villa have agreed to extend the shirt sponsorship deal with Acorns Children's Hospice Acorns Children's Hospice.

Another FANTASTIC gesture from Randy Lerner and the board of Villa.

This will be the second season Villa give the sponsorship - worth potentially millions to some commercial enterprises - to the children's charity for nothing.

Wouldn't it be nice to see some other clubs follow this gesture and help out other struggling charities and lets face it, with this recession, all charities struggle.

Visit Acorns at: www.acorns.org.uk

To donate: www.acorns.org.uk/Donate

Villa's tie in with Acorns www.acorns.org.uk/astonvilla

Have you any old mobile phones? If so you can donate those to help raise money: www.acorns.org.uk/Recycling

David Strudley, chief executive of Acorns, said: "There are 1,600 life limited children living in our region. They do not have time to wait for the help they need, we must reach them and help them through their situation. Acorns must not let these families down.

"We are calling on the community now to think about all they can possibly do to help us throughout the year, from volunteering to fundraising. We need people to come forward and help."




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



For the very latest Premier League odds

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday March 6 2009

Time: 3:35PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Makes you proud! :D
AstonVillaFC
Report Abuse
06/03/2009 21:52:00

I think it's a marvellous gesture but you'll be shi****g yourselves if FIFA bring in a salary cap based on the clubs income.
Thaibluefan
Report Abuse
07/03/2009 05:17:00

No complaints from me. Its a gesture that in this day and age, with money, money, money being the name of the game, shows that at least one club, our club, remains in touch with the real world.
glensider
Report Abuse
07/03/2009 06:33:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Archived Aston Villa Articles

List All Vital Villa Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Pride of Lions 1152
2. ClivetheVillan 589
3. The Fear 500
4. kefkat 297
5. DeanoVilla 260
6. Bonker 256
7. Fulford 239
8. sirdennis 216
9. Villan57 213
10. thefacehead 203

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. West Ham 3 1 0 2 0 3
12. Watford 3 0 3 0 0 3
13. AFC Bournemouth 3 1 0 2 -1 3
14. Aston Villa 3 1 0 2 -1 3
15. Spurs 3 0 2 1 -1 2
16. Stoke 3 0 2 1 -1 2
17. Newcastle 3 0 2 1 -2 2

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

United Offer Real Madrid Swap Deal
Man Utd : 29/08/2015 10:09:00
Stoke reject second Norwich Walters bid
Stoke : 29/08/2015 10:04:00
Liverpool: Lawro Predicts 2015-16 - West Ham (Home)
Liverpool : 29/08/2015 10:01:00
Chelsea Looking at Alternatives to Stones
Chelsea : 29/08/2015 09:57:00
Afellay recalled to Holland squad
Stoke : 29/08/2015 09:53:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Villa v Sunderland will:
Suggested By:  Mystic Mug
Win 77%
Lose 10%
Draw 13%