Sport Aberdeen’s Customers to Help Flood Victims

7.2.16

In light of the continuous bad weather and its devastating consequences, Sport Aberdeen would like to offer readers of the Evening Express the opportunity to help those effected by Storm Frank.

 

In an effort to help local residents affected by the flooding, Sport Aberdeen will donate all revenue associated with an Evening Express flood donation ticket this Saturday and Sunday.

Simply purchase your copy of the Evening Express on Friday 8th January to find your unique Sport Aberdeen donation ticket. When using this ticket either on the 9th or 10th at any Sport Aberdeen venue, the Trust has pledged to match the value of the customers purchase with the resulting revenue being sent to those in need.


Alistair Robertson, managing director of Sport Aberdeen, said: “On behalf of the board of directors, and all of us at Sport Aberdeen, I would like to express our sympathy and concern for those affected by the severe flooding that Storm Frank has caused throughout the region.
“It has been very upsetting to see the effect of these floods on our local communities and there was a strong desire from all of us at Sport Aberdeen to do something to help the victims. Sport Aberdeen want to join those who have rallied round to support the relief effort. As a charity we were unable to donate directly, but we can provide the facility for our customers to respond and donate through our venues. The more active the city is this weekend, the more of a difference we can make.”

The funds will be allocated between local fundraising efforts once the total raised has been calculated. The money raised is designed to help provide essential household items, such as carpets, washing machines, mattresses, and assisting in the costs of temporary accommodation, as well as assisting local businesses to reopen and survive.

 

The customer will
submit an Evening Express
‘Donation Ticket’ when
they are paying for their
activity.
? When donation tickets
are submitted SA will
donate an amount equal
to the value of the
activities being paid for
on that receipt to the
Flood Donation Scheme.
? The Donation Tickets
can be used in conjunction
with any Sport Aberdeen
activity, excluding block
bookings and invoice
payments.
? Members attending
zero cost activities
included in their
membership may also
submit Donation Tickets
when checking in for their
activity. For each of these
activity visits Sport
Aberdeen will donate £5
? Retail stock and café
sales are excluded from
the scheme.
? Donation Tickets are
valid for use at all Sport
Aberdeen venues and
facilities across Saturday,
January 9 and 10th

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