Match dedicated to UNICEF
United will use Sunday's match against Everton to help raise awareness and
funds for UNICEF's work with children affected by HIV and AIDS.
Before the match, a giant UNICEF AIDS campaign flag will be unveiled on the
pitch, the players will warm up in campaign t-shirts and a film featuring Cristiano
Ronaldo will be shown on screens inside the stadium and on TV during Setanta's
live match coverage.
During the match, Sir Alex Ferguson and his staff will wear campaign pin badges
and messages will be displayed on the scoreboards and digital pitch-side boards.
Sir Alex, a UNICEF Ambassador, says: "Sunday's match is a great opportunity to
show our commitment to UNICEF's vital AIDS campaign on a world stage. With
our fans' continued support, we can all help ensure that more children have the
chance of a life free from HIV.â€
David Bull, UNICEF UK Executive Director, added: â€œAs a global club, Manchester
United has a vital and unique opportunity to inform millions of football fans
around the world about the impact of AIDS and HIV on children. For just 68p we
can help to ensure a baby is born free from HIV. For just 68p, we can help to give
a child a future.â€
Supporters can make donations by texting GIVE to 60442. Texts cost Â£1.50 (plus
cost of normal text) with a minimum of 90p from this going direct to UNICEF.
Donations of Â£5 or more can be made online at www.unicef.org.uk/U4U
Not many people realise just how much United do for poor and disadvantaged children around the world !!
Yes they make big differences to many childrens lives.....
And today will be no exception