Insight Executive Group are pleased to announce that they will be supporting the Robert Eaton Memorial Fund’s 2017 Challenge Match Up.
The match takes place this Friday evening at Lewes F.C.’s ground, The Dripping Pan, and pits fans of Brighton and Hove Albion versus fans of their rivals Crystal Palace.
Insight Executive have a strong connection with the Brighton area, with all three directors having resided there. Also, the company has a season ticket at the AMEX stadium which has witnessed Albion’s promotion to the Premier League for the first time this season.
The REMF was set up in 2001 in the wake of the September 11th attacks. Robert Eaton was a Brighton fan living in New York and working on the 105th floor of the World Trade Centre.
Initially all money raised by the charity helped provide football equipment to Los Peladitos – a youth football team in Queens, New York helping promote societal benefits of playing football, while helping underprivileged Latino children gain soccer scholarships to US universities.
As well as the budding Beckhams of Los Peladitos, the REMF has poured thousands of pounds into youth football closer to home. The Seagulls Specials club, which works with disabled youngsters, as well as another eight clubs – including junior teams in Croydon, the home of Crystal Palace.
Elsewhere, REMF partner with Coaching For Hope – a charity which uses football to support youngsters orphaned by the Aids epidemic in areas like Cambodia.
The match kicks off at 7.45pm. Tickets are £5 for adults and free for kids under 16 accompanied by an adult.
To donate – head to: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/REMF2017
We wish all the best to those taking part and hope that it is a great game and that plenty of money is raised. Insight are looking forward to supporting Brighton throughout their debut season in the Premier League.
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