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First team players to donate day’s salary to club’s foundation as Gunners raise money for charity at Christmas

Festive cheer

Both the women and men’s team are donating money to go in direction of serving to the Arsenal Foundation, a practice the primary team have accomplished since shifting to the Emirates Stadium

Arsenal players will donate a day’s salary to charity this weekend.

Every 12 months in December, the primary team stars assist the Arsenal Foundation out and this 12 months, the ladies’s team are additionally taking part in their half.

Laurent Koscielny, Carl Jenkinson, Lisa Evans and Lia Walti are helping the fundraising effort

Laurent Koscielny, Carl Jenkinson, Lisa Evans and Lia Walti are serving to the fundraising effort

“Players from both our men’s and women’s sides have come together to donate a day’s salary to charity this weekend,” a membership assertion mentioned.

“Every 12 months since our transfer to Emirates Stadium [in 2006] the supervisor and males’s first team have donated a day’s wages over the Christmas interval – and this 12 months the ladies’s team will be a part of this unbelievable custom.

“As a club, we have donated Saturday’s match against Huddersfield Town to The Arsenal Foundation, which means that all the funds raised will go towards supporting deserving projects and beneficiaries in the local community and worldwide with Save the Children.”


A bucket assortment will even be doing the rounds in north London for supporters to chip in.

“This year The Arsenal Foundation and Save the Children have launched the ambitious Coaching for Life programme, which is initially being piloted in Indonesia and Jordan,” a membership assertion added. “Working as one team, the two organisations are combing expertise to help improve the mental wellbeing of children affected by conflict.”

Since 2011, Arsenal say £7m has been raised for numerous charities.

It is a constructive story for the Gunners contemplating numerous first team players, together with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Mesut Ozil and Alexandre Lacazette, had been filmed allegedly inhaling ‘hippy crack’.

The membership have since defined these concerned will probably be “reminded of their responsibilities.”

Visit arsenal.com/donate to assist the Arsenal Foundation.

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