Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

**Vital Villa Takes The Acorns 450 Challenge**

**Vital Villa Takes The Acorns 450 Challenge**


Acorns

Vital Villa have decided to focus it's fund raising for the season (over £1000 raised last year) to all go to Acorns.

I've set up a page for my target of £1000. No idea how long it will take to get there but I will guarantee at least £450 over the course of this season as I've taken the Acorns 450 Challenge





The Vital Villa donations page is here, just the odd quid added would be more than appreciated: http://www.justgiving.com/vitalvilla



Don't forget for each shirt purchased here: http://www.vfootystores.co.uk/villa/ we'll donate a further 50p.

About Acorns www.acorns.org.uk :

Acorns Children’s Hospice offers nursing care and support for children who have life limiting or life threatening illnesses, and their families.

A network of care and support services is on offer at Acorns including: nursing care, end-of-life care and bereavement support; short breaks for the children; complementary therapies and support groups for the whole family.



Acorns has three children’s hospices: Acorns in Birmingham (located in Selly Oak), Acorns in the Black Country (located in Walsall) and Acorns for the Three Counties (located in Worcester). Each hospice is designed as a ‘home-from-home’ offering a fun, relaxed and comfortable environment, complete with individual bedrooms for the children, communal dining areas, beautiful gardens, hydro-therapy pools and multi-sensory rooms.

Short breaks for children give them and their families a break from the daily routine, and offer a safe environment for the children to stay and enjoy many activities not available at home.



End-of-life care and the ‘special bedrooms’ gives families a private area to say goodbye to their child.

Acorns also has a Community Team who offer support to the whole family 24-hours-a-day, seven days a week, including practical and emotional support for parents, special help for siblings and bereavement support for as long as it is needed.



Acorns helps children and families going through the unthinkable to make the most of every day and create happy memories. Acorns becomes a lifeline for local families who would face a much tougher challenge coping alone.

All of Acorns vital services are completely free of charge to the children and families who need them. Acorns relies on voluntary donations for the majority of its income. To support Acorns and help make a difference to life of a local child visit www.acorns.org.uk or call 0845 120 6892.

(Donating through JustGiving is simple, fast and totally secure. Your details are safe with JustGiving – they’ll never sell them on or send unwanted emails. Once you donate, they’ll send your money directly to the charity and make sure Gift Aid is reclaimed on every eligible donation by a UK taxpayer. So it’s the most efficient way to donate - I raise more, whilst saving time and cutting costs for the charity.)




Bookmark and Share


Vital Villa on Facebook


FEEL FREE TO BE CLEVER AND SPREAD THE WORD ON FACEBOOK AND TWITTER ETC!

Acorns






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

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Wednesday August 19 2009
Time: 9:00AM

Comments

0
Good on ya JF. Made my donation, sorry it's not much but times are hard you know! Still, a couple of pounds off all members would be enough to reach your target...
claret&blue82
19/08/2009 09:09:00
0
Good on ya JF. Made my donation, sorry it's not much but times are hard you know! Still, a couple of pounds off all members would be enough to reach your target...
claret&blue82
19/08/2009 09:09:00
0
thanks claret&blue82, it is exactly as you say, tough times. Even £1 from all readers would raise thousands of pounds and no one would miss a quid!
The Fear
19/08/2009 10:30:00
0
thanks claret&blue82, it is exactly as you say, tough times. Even £1 from all readers would raise thousands of pounds and no one would miss a quid!
The Fear
19/08/2009 10:30:00
0
done :) nice one JF
MrZeus
19/08/2009 13:54:00
0
done :) nice one JF
MrZeus
19/08/2009 13:54:00
0
thanks so much Mr Zeus.
The Fear
19/08/2009 13:57:00
0
thanks so much Mr Zeus.
The Fear
19/08/2009 13:57:00
0
no worries JF, i dont think you can read the above and not donate really. It's only a tenner- i'm shafted for debt at the moment but hopefully in a few months i'll be able to come back and put a load of wonga in there :)
MrZeus
19/08/2009 17:03:00
0
no worries JF, i dont think you can read the above and not donate really. It's only a tenner- i'm shafted for debt at the moment but hopefully in a few months i'll be able to come back and put a load of wonga in there :)
MrZeus
19/08/2009 17:03:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Brook Fancies Spence Job

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Wyness Explains Pre Season Plans

Chief Executive Steve Wyness has confirmed that Aston Villa's summer friendlies will have a more local feel to them this summer at the request of manager Steve Bruce.

Villa Head To Germany In Pre Season

Aston Villa confirmed yesterday that the first team group would head to Germany for a mini tournament as we prepare for the 2017/18 campaign.

HK - Villa Squad Announced For Soccer Sevens

Aston Villa confirmed yesterday that Keinan Davis and Corey Blackett-Taylor will lead the line at this weekend's Hong Kong Soccer Sevens tournament.

Jedinak Feels Settled At Villa

Australian international midfielder Mile Jedinak has said he now feels 'right at home' at Aston Villa following the summer switch from Crystal Palace.

Archived Vital Villa Articles

Vital Villa articles from

Site Journalists

J P Fear
Editor email
Profile
Mike Field
Editor email
Profile
Steve Wade
no email
Profile
JuanPablo Angel
no email
Profile
Glensider
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

I'm all out of questions at the moment
Suggested By:
You can suggest one50%
if you want to!50%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Newcastle 46 29 7 10 94 45
P Brighton 46 28 9 9 93 34
3 Reading 46 26 7 13 85 4
4 Sheff Wed 46 24 9 13 81 15
5 Huddersfield 46 25 6 15 81 -2
6 Fulham 46 22 14 10 80 28
7 Leeds Utd 46 22 9 15 75 14
8 Norwich 46 20 10 16 70 16
9 Derby County 46 18 13 15 67 4
10 Brentford 46 18 10 18 64 10
11 Preston 46 16 14 16 62 1
12 Cardiff 46 17 11 18 62 -1
13 Aston Villa 46 16 14 16 62 -1
14 Barnsley 46 15 13 18 58 -3
15 Wolves 46 16 10 20 58 -4
16 Ipswich 46 13 16 17 55 -10
17 Bristol City 46 15 9 22 54 -6
18 Q.P.R. 46 15 8 23 53 -14
19 Birmingham 46 13 14 19 53 -19
20 Burton 46 13 13 20 52 -14
21 Forest 46 14 9 23 51 -10
R Blackburn 46 12 15 19 51 -12
R Wigan 46 10 12 24 42 -17
R Rotherham 46 5 8 33 23 -58
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Blog: Monaco Preview
Latest Vital Boxing News
Brook Fancies Spence Job
Write for Vital Football

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Fear348
2.JuanPabloAngel318
3.sirdennis225
4.BBJ192
5.Pride of Lions175
6.villasince67172
7.Silhillvilla129
8.kefkat126
9.BodyButter119
10.col8118
The Vital Football Members League