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.
We are delighted to announce that Platts Motorgroup have joined our partners for the Asmir Begovic Foundation. Upon hearing the news, Asmir said “I’m really pleased to have such a great local company supporting our cause!”. For more information regarding the Platts Motorgroup, please visit their website – http://www.plattsgarage.com/
Last Thursday evening, March 21st, Asmir was the welcomed guest of the Mow Cop Players Theatrical and Drama Group where he gratefully received a cheque donated from funds raised to support the Asmir Begovic Foundation. The evening proved to be a great success and everyone enjoyed meeting Asmir. They will continue to support the Asmir Begovic Foundation as one of their nominated charities, which
This Monday afternoon (17th March 2014) the Redgate Clayton Football Club, Newcastle under Lyme, was the first recipient of a cheque from the recently established Asmir Begovic Foundation. On hand to receive it was Chairman, Clive Russell with 45 years of service to the club and additionally President, Arthur Jackson, 50 years service, Vice-President, Roger Farr, 45 years service and Vice Chairman, Paul Clements,
Saturday 3rd May 2014 sees Stoke-on-Trent’s Great National Hotel get shaken AND stirred by a Casino Royale fundraiser for both the Asmir Begovic Foundation and the Connor Ruscoe Memorial Fund, which raises money for the families of terminally ill children in Staffordshire and Cheshire. Just £10 a ticket gets you entry into the event, in which you could win a holiday to The Gambia
Last week I had the opportunity to spend an afternoon visiting a community project in Stoke on Trent called the Gingerbread House. Gingerbread House has been established for nearly 35 years in Stoke-on-trent, and provides 24 hour supported accommodation for homeless lone parent families from across North Staffordshire. It provides accommodation for lone parents (including lone fathers), teenage mothers and single pregnant women. They
Sells goalkeeping products, one of our partners, recently interviewed Asmir regarding the launch of the foundation.
We are delighted to announce Nike and Sells Goalkeeper Products as Partners for AB Foundation.