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Wave your flag for Community Day!

20 April 2017

Burnley FC in the Community is encouraging fans to show their support for Sunday’s upcoming Community Day by waving special flags that will be placed on every seat at the Turf Moor stadium. 

The flags form part of the wider Community Day celebrations at the game which will include a stadium-wide bucket collection, facepainters, music and information about both Burnley FC in the Community and Pendleside Hospice.  Community Day is an annual celebration of the work of Burnley FC in the Community and this year, the charity has partnered up with Pendleside Hospice to bring the day to life.

Fans are also being asked to bring just £1 to the game on Sunday to donate to the two charities. All funds raised from Community Day will be split 50/50 between both Burnley FC in the Community and Pendleside Hospice to support their vital work in the local community. 

The official hashtag for the day will be #BFCCommDay. Show your support for Burnley FC in the Community and Pendleside Hospice by using the hashtag on Sunday and by waving your flag as the Clarets walk out! 

Burnley FC in the Community is Burnley FC’s award-winning, official charity. Now delivering numerous community projects across East Lancashire including disability sport, employability courses, provision for senior citizens and young people in the most deprived local area, the charity is recognised as a leader in delivering impactful, inspiring community work.

Pendleside Hospice founded in 1988, provides care and support for people with life-limiting illnesses and their families living in the local community of Burnley and Pendle; providing care within the inpatient unit, day service and outpatient department and in a person’s own home. Other services include complementary therapies, psychological support, family support, bereavement support, rehabilitation and spiritual care.

To find out more information about Community Day please contact Sinead on 01282 704716 or email s.kennedypeers@burnleyfc.com