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Foundation 92 supported by December to Remember campaign Principal Partners Bupa Foundation and BM Stored alongside volunteers from several partners, has successfully delivered 2,000 presents, and over 150 Salford City Football Club match tickets to spread some cheer this Christmas after what has been a challenging year for many throughout Greater Manchester.

Special guests supporting the distribution of presents across the community included Salford City FC first team players, Foundation 92 Co-Founder Ryan Giggs, Foundation 92 partners: Bupa UK Foundation, Kuits Solicitors, University Academy 92, Clarion Futures (the charitable foundation of Clarion Housing Group), and Roland Dransfield.

Foundation 92 would like to thank BM Stores and Bupa UK Foundation for donating and supporting the purchase of over 2,000 presents enabling Foundation 92 to enhance its support for the community, making sure more people across Greater Manchester can have a happy and positive time this Christmas.

On Monday the 18th of December, Foundation 92 Co-Founder, Ryan Giggs joined the Foundation 92 team and partners in the Sutton Community area of Salford to distribute presents to members of the community including many Clarion residents.

Foundation 92 has worked with Clarion Futures since its launch in January 2020, helping young residents improve their lives through sport.

On Tuesday the 19th of December, Salford City FC first team players joined the Foundation 92 team and partners at the New Barracks Estate surrounding Salford Lads Club to give out presents to the community. 

Throughout the rest of the week, Foundation 92 are supporting other members of the community with presents including Military Veterans through Walking with the Wounded and young people through its Holiday Activity Camps. 

Alongside the campaign, Foundation 92 has also supported Salford Foodbank by donating £3,000 worth of Kellogg’s breakfast goods alongside Salford City FC as the Foodbank approaches one of their busiest times of the year.

Prior to the present delivery, Foundation 92 partners and businesses from across Greater Manchester helped to collect and wrap gift donations, that included Salford City Football Club, 1st Central, University Academy 92, Sport 92, Hotel Football Manchester, Kuits Solicitors, Transport for Greater Manchester, Kellogg’s Manchester, and The Corn Exchange Manchester.

Head of Foundation 92, Tom Hutton, said “Foundation 92 is extremely proud to work with multiple partners across Greater Manchester to spread some Christmas cheer this year. We’d like to thank everyone involved in the ‘F92 December To Remember’ campaign for their unbelievable generosity and for helping us to support many families this Christmas.”

Matt Parsonage, Head of Communities for Clarion Futures, said: “It’s always fantastic working with the team at Foundation 92, and initiatives like this are a great way to spread festive cheer amongst Clarion residents and communities.”

Foundation 92 Co-founder, Ryan Giggs, said “It’s so impressive to see so many organisations come together to support the community alongside Foundation 92 this Christmas. We hope these gifts will go some way towards helping families in need during what can be a difficult time for many.”

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