Club Helps Community Deal With Grenfell Disaster

The Grenfell Tower fire tragedy left over 80 residents dead and hundreds without a home to live in. This disaster touched the hearts of the nation and opened up goodwill & human kindness for all to see. Many many people donated money, clothes, water, anything to help those people that had lost absolutely everything. Local club, QPR, are playing their part too.

Two hands shaking

Communities coming together

Marcus Mumford, Shahin (a Grenfell Tower survivor) and Les Ferdinand

Marcus Mumford, Shahin (a Grenfell Tower survivor) and Les Ferdinand holding QPR Grenfell shirts

Many football clubs did their bit to donate large sums of money as well including Chelsea  v Arsenal, Community Shield match. This week, championship side, Queens Park Rangers Football Club, which is based just down the road from Grenfell Tower, announced that it will  hold  a charity football match to raise money and awareness for those affected by this tragedy.

QPR fans on the pitch at Loftus Road

QPR has always been a real local community club

Olly Murs with QPR Grenfell shirt

Special QPR Grenfell shirt

The match will have ex professional players such as Alan Shearer,  Les Ferdinand (who was brought up in the area) and David Seaman  along with celebrities such as Olly Murs and Wretch 32 along with many others.

The Loft in Loftus Road Stadium

The Loft in QPR’s Loftus Road Stadium

Olly Murs (singer) with his QPR Grenfell shirt

Olly Murs (singer)

The match will be held at Loftus Road Stadium on the 2nd of September 2017 at 3 p.m. Tickets are £15 each and all money raised goes to those affected by this tragedy. please tell a friend. More information on this QPR Grenfell  charity match.

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