Huntingdon Footy in Frocks
A CROSS-DRESSING football match on Sunday with men in frocks brought the total raised for Comic Relief by Sainsbury s in Huntingdon to �22,000. The score was four-one and as the managers team hit the balls into the net, they raised the final �100 of a w
A CROSS-DRESSING football match on Sunday with men in frocks brought the total raised for Comic Relief by Sainsbury's in Huntingdon to �22,000.
The score was four-one and as the managers' team hit the balls into the net, they raised the final �100 of a weeks-long fundraising effort.
The store raised �11,000 with a range of activities including a raffle and leg-waxing in store. Then it raised another �11,000 by selling red noses and t-shirts.
Store spokesman, Karen Pritchard told The Hunts Post: "We want to thank the community and all the schools who took part and helped us raise this huge amount of money."
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At Sunday's football match, at Riverside Park in Huntingdon, extra money was raised with family fun including facepainting, a tombola, a bouncy castle and refreshments on sale.
Mrs Pritchard said: "It was a great event. Thank you to everyone who came and supported us for comic relief."
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Caption: A CROSS: Matthew Claxton, Neil Macphee, Lee Smyrk and Dean Rugg play footy in frocks.