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Millwall fans raise over £2,200 for Poppy Appeal

2 November 2015

The generosity of Lions supporters remains first class

Millwall supporters donated a superb £2,247.43 in just two hours when a bucket collection for the Poppy Appeal was held at The Den on Saturday prior to the home game with Bradford City.

Members of the Royal British Legion and their helpers, many of whom are Lions fans, shook their buckets and distributed poppies ahead of Remembrance Day on Wednesday 11th November. 

As always, Lions fans dug deep to show their appreciation and support of those who have served, and continue to serve, our country in the armed forces. As the British Legion so succinctly puts, it is 'To the memory of the fallen and the future of the living'.

The money raised by this annual collection nationwide helps provide care and facilities for those who have paid a heavy price in the line of duty.

You can still donate to the Poppy Appeal in one of three following ways:

1. By phone - 0845 845 1945

2. By text - to donate £3, text POPPY to 700200* *Cost £3 plus standard network charges (typically £2.97 goes to the Poppy Appeal)
To donate £10, text POPPY to 70111* *Cost £10 plus standard network charges (typically £9.92 goes to the Poppy Appeal)

3. By post - to set up a monthly donation or make a single donation by post, please print off either a Direct Debit donation form (pdf) or Donation form (pdf) and return to The Royal British Legion, FREEPOST SN1457, Melksham SN12 7BR.

To find out the story behind the Poppy Appeal visit the official British Legion website here

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