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The latest charitable organisation appreciating support given by the Cornish Pirates is Cornwall Air Ambulance.
Volunteers from the charity attended the recent Cornish Pirates versus London Scottish game when a magnificent sum of £676-54 was collected during half-time and on the exit gates.
Contacting the Cornish Pirates post the collection, Corporate Fundraising Officer Stephanie Preston-Evans said:
Thank you so much for welcoming our volunteers on what was a fantastic day. We had beautiful weather, a great match and lots of heavy collection buckets by the end.
All at the Pirates looked after us really well, with thanks also to the supporters for their generosity.
Vital missions flown by the Cornwall Air Ambulance would not be possible without such support, which importantly ensures the crew can provide the best treatment possible to people in their moment of need.
A collection held at the recent Cornish Pirates versus Jersey Reds match to support ‘Combat Stress’ helped raise £475-62 for the worthy charity.
A new concept from New Zealand, ‘PopUP Rugby’, was introduced to Cornwall at an inaugural event which took place at Penryn RFC on Wednesday evening.
Colin Groves, who is also Chairman of Waikato Rugby in New Zealand, happily responded when invited to open the new ‘Pitter Patter Playtime’ nursery in Truro.