This April Asmir Begovic Foundation team visited Centre for Children and Youth with Special Needs Los Rosales in Mostar.
While visiting Bosnia in March Asmir visited the now completed play area for the children at the school in Mjedenica, Sarajevo. 60 years after first opening, the school at Mjedenica now has an outdoor sports facility for its 180 children. The children were thrilled to meet with Asmir again and he was proud to be there to attend their opening ceremony and to play
Asmir is pleased to announce the completion of the project at Redgate Clayton Football Club, Newcastle, Staffordshire. The money raised by the Foundation allowed the refurbishment of the changing room facilities at the club. This has meant the club have now been able to enroll many more children for the youth teams, ranging from under seven’s to eleven and above. Asmir attended a ribbon
EFA Fashion show held in May at Edenhurst Prepatory School Newcastle under Lyme Asmir and The Foundation would like to thank the members of the PTA board at Edenhurst School for raising funds for ABF. A fashion show was held at the school in May and £ 135, part of the proceeds of the evening were donated to ABF. Special recognition to Mrs Sally
On Tuesday May 12th, Shop2Drop Ltd will be hosting a fashion show at Edenhurst Preparatory School. The event starts at 7:30pm and will feature items from brands such as; Ex Oasis, River Island, Miss Selfridge, CC, Evans, Next, Wallis, Topshop, M&S, Debenhams and New Look – in sizes from 8 to 20. Items will be available at discounts of up to 75%!
Our local project is the Redgate Clayton Football Club which was established back in 1985 and has a very loyal and supportive following in the local community. They had wanted to upgrade facilities ( changing rooms / toilets) so that children could once again not only train at the ground but also the club could re-instate the Sunday league games for the under 6’s
The Asmir Begovic Foundation would like to introduce Gillian Hamilton our official artist for the Charity. Gillian has very kindly donated a beautiful hand painted portrait that we will be offering for sale as a limited edition print. We will only be offering one hundred pictures (40cm x 50cm), personally signed by Asmir and a certificate of authenticity included from the artist. You can
We are delighted that Asmir has raised £50,000 for his charity – after a show of support from the club’s chairman, and the final figure may be moved upwards. The inaugural charity event for the Asmir Begovic Foundation was held at the Britannia Stadium where team-mates, well-wishers and friends helped raise £25,000 for the fledgling scheme. Stoke chairman Peter Coates matched donations from the
Our next event will be our inaugural Gala Dinner at Stoke City Football Club on the 14th of September. Our aim is to identify and support projects that will help to improve sports facilities for children and adults . The first of these is in Sarajevo, in my home country of Bosnia. It is to raise money to build a multi-purpose outdoor sports facility
Stoke-on-trent’s new Lord Mayor Majid Khan has selected the Asmir Begovic Foundation as one of his charities to support whilst in office. Mr Khan has served as the deputy Lord Mayor for the previous twelve months and was present at the launch of the Asmir Begovic Foundation.