AFC Fylde are delighted to extend their support for Dogs for Good, by donating all vaccination centre fees to the charity.
The Club will receive a substantial monthly fee for hosting the new vaccination centre at Mill Farm and the good news is, all of this will go to charity.
AFC Fylde have a long-standing relationship with the charity, Dogs for Good, who specialise in assisting individuals with disabilities by providing them with expertly trained dogs and it’s they who will be the beneficiary.
Commenting on the donation, AFC Fylde Chairman, David Haythornthwaite said: “As a pet lover, this particular charity is very close to my heart, as it combines providing a soul mate for the owner together with the unbelievable support they provide. If you’re not familiar with their program, I suggest you take some time to take a look.”
Dogs for Good’s Regional Fundraiser, Vicky Blackmore, expressed her gratitude towards the Football Club’s donation: “We’ve been lucky enough to have been supported by AFC Fylde for five years now and we feel incredibly grateful that they have taken the decision to further extend their support to us in this way.
“Over the last twelve months, so much of Dogs for Good’s income has been lost because fundraising activities like the sort that AFC Fylde would usually do, has just disappeared, so this donation will make a vital difference to our work.
“Each dog costs over £20,000 to get to the stage where they can look after a person on their own and the money raised by Fylde will cover all of the costs of that dog so it’s an amazing gesture.
“We would also like to say a huge thank you to AFC Fylde for working with their local pharmacy and the NHS. We’re incredibly excited to see the vaccination program rollout and hopefully bring forward the chance of a new normal for us all.”
More information on the Dogs For Good charity and details on how to get involved can be found HERE.