Red Noses for a good cause

WELLINGTON Phoenix FC is proud to support Cure Kids’ Red Nose Day on November 19.

WELLINGTON Phoenix FC is proud to support Cure Kids- Red Nose Day on November 19.

Back after a 13-year hiatus, Red Nose Day aims to raise $1 million to help fund research into life-threatening childhood illnesses affecting Kiwi kids.

A signed Phoenix jersey is being auctioned on Trademe and collectors will on hand to take donations at the Phoenix-s next home game at Westpac Stadium against the Central Coast Mariners this Saturday.

Phoenix striker Paul Ifill said Cure Kids- Red Nose Day was a wonderful initiative and urged football fans throughout the country to get behind it.

“Red Nose Day is a great opportunity for all of us to come together and show our support for a cause that makes a massive difference to the children and their families affected by serious illnesses. The money raised by Red Nose Day is vital to fund medical research into conditions such as childhood cancer, type one diabetes, cystic fibrosis, severe asthma, inherited heart disease and bone and birth abnormalities.

“Together we can do something about the impact of serious illness on children and I urge everyone to show their support.”

Cure Kids- goal is to reach every Kiwi in the land and create a sea of red come November 19 through the sale of red noses, badges, wristbands and car noses.