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14 August 2013

Swindon game will be a family fun day

On the 17th of August, 10 young adults aged 15 to 17 years old who are currently taking part in the National Citizen Service delivered by the Shrewsbury Town Community Trust will be running a football fun day from 1pm to 3pm before the big match against Swindon Town.

The event is part of the young adults 7 week programme where they have to run a social action project to help here local community.

Events on the day will include an inflatable target with the high scorer winning a signed Shrewsbury Town Shirt, Penalty Shootout, raffle to win some great prizes, face painting, a cake sale and much more

All proceeds from the event will be split between the groups chosen charities of Hope House and MIND.

Also there will be a collection point at the front gate to collect tinned food which will be donated to the Shrewsbury Food bank.

Andrew Bradbury the groups Team Leader said “the group have given up their summer holidays to be part of this programme and have been working extremely hard over the past month, to get this event up and running and to make sure it is a success,  we encourage all fans to arrive to the stadium early and support the cause”

“We are also taking donations for the Shrewsbury Food bank, so bring along any unwanted tinned food that is hogging all the cupboard space”

All tins will be hugely appreciated as long as they are in date, and go straight to the families that need them the most.

You can follow the groups progress on twitter @STFCNCS or follow them on Facebook @ Football Funday

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