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FA donates £2000 to local charity

31 May 2013

Barnsley FC's share of £2,000 from the 2012 FA Community Shield has been donated to Barnsley Independent Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support to help boost its Buy a Brick appeal.

Pam Evans and Linda Pattison from BIADS were presented the cheque by Barry Taylor 

Linda said, "this is a fantastic donation for us and takes our Buy a Brick appeal total up to £11,000 - raised in just two months."

The FA Community Shield raises hundreds of thousands of pounds every year, distributed to community-based initiatives and charities up and down the country.The Distribution Committee invites all 124 clubs competing in the FA Cup to take a share and donate an equal amount to a maximum of three local charities.

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