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Preston girls in Blackburn Rovers youth team step up charity fundraising during lockdown

Posted on - 5th March, 2021 - 3:33pm | Author - | Posted in - Charities, Fylde News, Preston buildings & attractions, Preston News

Four girls who play for Under 11/12 Blackburn Rovers have been raising money for mental health charity If U Care Share Foundation.

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Holly, Evie M, Heidi and Evie C have raised almost £1000, overtaking their original target of £500.

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Between them they have walked and ran 150,000 steps (75 miles) over three days which is the equivalent distance between Blackburn Rovers Ewood Park and their homes in Preston and Blackpool.

Two of the girls on their walk to raise money.
Two of the girls on their walk to raise money.

The If U Care Share Foundation is a charity set up to save lives, support communities and prevent suicide.

They have recently provided workshops for the girls involved to participate in during lockdown and provided support.

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They reach out and support some of the most vulnerable people in society and provide mental health and suicide prevention workshops to young people.

You can still donate to their fundraiser here.

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