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Fund Raising

 

COMMUNITY SPORTS HALL

TASC (The Altrincham Supporters Club) is appealing to Altrincham fans to help raise £10,000 to ensure that the bar matchday experience is as good as it possibly can be when the new Community Sports Hall at The J.Davidson Stadium opens next month.

TASC Chairman, Brian Flynn, said ” The new Community Sports Hall is looking fantastic & is set to play a pivotal role in supporting the development of Altrincham Football club in the short, medium & long term.In all honesty, it’s probably a better facility than many of us imagined it could be & it’s going to be a superb asset for the people of Altrincham.

Unfortunately, appeals for financial funding, have not been as successful as hoped for & the potential impact of this is that the finishing touches to the project are not as impressive as the building itself. By this, I mean the essential interior work that needs to be done, specifically installing a sound system & television projector & distribution system, as the plan is to have a large screen at either end of the hall…..the total cost of which is £10,000.

The main beneficiaries of these facilities will be our supporters who will use the bar on matchdays & I am calling on 100 people to contribute £100 each to help us put the cherry on the cake of this project. The official opening of the hall is less than a month away & it’s probably unrealistic to expect to raise all of the £10,000 before the first matchday that the new bar will be open for on the Saturday before Christmas. Therefore we are asking for 100 people to make a contribution of £100 or commit to setting up a standing order of £10 per month for 10 months, with the first payment being made in December.In achieving this, we will be able to invest in the equipment needed to make the bar matchday experience at the J.Davidson Stadium, second to none!

Every one of the 100 people who contributes to this cause will be recognised for their support, with their name being included on a high quality, glass fronted list of Alty fans, which will act as a permanent reminder of the people who helped this project reach the finishing post.

Please support us in this mission by contacting me for payment/standing order details by email (brianflynn59@hotmail.com) or phone (0161 610 1193/07860 561011) or speak to me at any of the forthcoming matches. Alternatively, you can telephone Altrincham Football Club on 0161 928 1045, email office@altrinchamfootballclub.co.uk or call in at the ground from 9.30am-4.30pm between Monday-Friday.

Brian Flynn
Chairman
TASC (The Altrincham Supporters Club)

 

CURRENT TASC FUNDRAISING ACTIVITIES

TASC presently run a number of fund raising activities and social events throughout the year that are listed below.

We are constantly seeking volunteers and new fundraising ideas.

We are presently keen to recruit matchday volunteers to assist in existing matchday fundraising activities. If you are willing to give up an hour or even half an hour either before of after a home match then we would like to hear from you.

Please contact Steve Foster or any TASC Committee member

GOAL RUSH SPONSORSHIP SCHEME 

Supporters are invited to pledge multilpes of 25p for each goal scored by Altrincham throughout the 2011-12 Season. In return for each 25p pledged they are entered into regular draws throughout the season to win match tickets and a signed ball or shirt at the end of the season

Full details of the Goal Rush Sponsorship Scheme are available by clicking on the sub menu above.

HALF TIME BUCKET COLLECTION

Our small group of trusty volunteers can be seen in action at half time at home games carrying out a bucket collection for any spare or loose change.

Additional volunteers are always welcome.

Please give generously

GOLDEN GOAL TICKET SALES

Golden Goal tickets can be purchased from our programmes sellers and volunteers on entering the ground, and if they don’t grab you, Steve Foster will no doubt accost you in the bar or sponsor’s lounges before the match.

We would like to extend the sale of Golden Goal tickets to supporters in the away end and are seeking additional volunteers to sell tickets throughout the 2011-12 Season. Please contact Steve Foster or any TASC committee member if you can assist.

TASC NEW YEAR DRAW

The annual New Year Draw is usually the sign for bad weather and postponements and has been known to take place as late as February !!

So we have now taken the momentous decision to rename and move the draw to the end of the season !!

Donations of prizes are always welcome, as is the selling of tickets for friends and family and work colleagues.

Further details will be announced nearer the time.

 

RACE NIGHT AND END OF SEASON PLAYER AWARDS

The annual end of season Race Night and Player Awards is a popular and well supported event, and major fund raiser on behalf of the club.

Sponsors are invited for both horses and the individual races and a great night is had by all.

Further details will be posted nearer the time.

 

MONTHLY DRAW

Further details are available on request

 

ALTRINCHAM F C FUND RAISING 

 In addition to the above mentioned TASC fund raising initiatives, Altrincham Football Club also run a number of fund raising and commercial activities direct. These include:

MATCHDAY SPONSORSHIP

The club are able to offer varying and individual sponsorship packages for both corporate and personal entertaining in the ‘Manchester Glass’ sponsored Sponsors Lounge.

These can include birthdays, stag events, and other celebrations at very cost effective and competitive prices.

Please contact the club direct on 0161-928-1045

MATCHBALL SPONSORSHIP

Matchball Sponsorship packages are available for all home matches throughout the season.

As well as being entertained in the ‘Manchester Glass’ sponsors lounge all Matchball Sponsors receive mention in the matchday programme throughout the season.

Full details are again available  by contacting the club on 0161-928-1045

PLAYER’S KIT SPONSORSHIP

Individual player’s kits can be sponsored for the 2011-12 Season.

All sponsors receive a signed photograph and acknowledgement in the matchday programme throughout the season.

Further details are available from the club office on 0161-928-1045

ALTRINCHAM FC PATRONS SCHEME

Supporters are invited to become official Patrons of the club for just £50.00 per season.

Each Patron is listed in the club programme and is entered into a pre-season draw for a hospitality package in the Manchester Glass Sponsors Lounge at a forthcoming home match.

SATURDAY YANKEE LOTTERY

The Saturday Yankee is a vital all-year-round fund raising scheme in which participants can win big prizes.

How It Works

For one pound a week you receive four numbers, which represent four horses which are scheduled to take part in each Saturday’s national horse-racing programme. You can either pay a weekly sum to a collector who will visit your address, or you can subscribe by standing order. Yankee collectors earn commission and volunteers are always welcome.

Your Yankee Collector delivers a slip to your home each fortnight which allows you to see which horses are yours in the next two coming Saturday’s races. These are normally televised races. If the horses win and their race numbers are in the same order as your four numbers, you win the Yankee, which is a minimum of £300. If this is not won, £350 is added to the Yankee each week until it is won. In weeks where the Yankee is not won, a total of £200 is divided amongst those holding three winning horses.

FRIENDS OF ALTRINCHAM FC MONTHLY DRAW

This is a monthly draw with a first prize of £100 and a second prize of £25.00.

Entry costs £5.00 per month and can be paid by standing order.

Monthly winners will be published in the programme and on club’s website.

If you would like to participate a standing order form can be printed off from the club’s own website and when completed should be sent to the club at – Altrincham Football Club, Moss Lane, Altrincham WA15 8AP. Alternatively, further details can be obtained from the Football Club on 0161-928-1045

ALL CHANGE FOR ALTY

What do you do with all that loose change you have when you come through the front door ?

You can now pop it into one of our ‘All Change For Alty’ collecting boxes as our chairman, Grahame Rowley writes:

“We have available for collection ‘All Change for Alty’ money boxes. This scheme was started last year for fans to collect small change and was a great success raising in excess of £1000. Seventy five boxes were distributed last year and this year we aim to distribute in excess of 100. Please consider taking one home – it’s a great way to help fundraising with very little effort. Your support would be much appreciated”.

Money boxes are available for collection from the club offices during normal office hours