The Community Show #56

By | May 19, 2016

IMG_3790Broadcast on Thursday 19th May 2016.  We were delighted to welcome avid fundraising Gary Kirton, founder of Ashford Charity Funds back into the studio.  Following his own health complications and life-saving treatment in 2007 Gary, who already had a history of fundraising for charities, made a decision to do more and launched Ashford Charity Funds in 2008.  Ashford Charity Funds is not a charity in itself but it’s the umbrella for the many fundraising activities Gary organises.

By far the biggest event organised by Ashford Charity Funds is their big charity match, now in its 9th year and taking place on Sunday 5th June at the Gallagher Stadium, home of Maidstone Football Club.  Money raised at this match will be split between Pilgrims Hospice and Cancer Research UK.  Listen to the show to hear what’s in store, find out which football legends and stars will be playing in the match and all the other entertainment you can expect on the day.  And there’s more but you can hear it from Gary!

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To purchase tickets to the match and more, visit the Ashford Charity Funds ‘Shop‘ page on the website.  If you’d like to get in touch with Gary you can contact him on 07850 747 198, email or follow him on Twitter @gazzakirton  or @kirtongk


We have a family ticket to give away to the BIG Charity Match taking place on Sunday 5th June 2016.  Just answer this simple question:

Q: Where is the BIG Charity Match being held?

Email your answers to: AND INCLUDE your address (we will need to put your tickets in the post) and a contact phone number.  The winner will be announced on Thursday 2nd June LIVE ON AIR!  You have until 10:30am on that day to submit your entries.



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