Cardiff City has long been one of Wales’ most successful football teams. Still the only non-English side to have won the FA Cup, the club have enjoyed a revival of fortunes on the pitch in recent years. After reaching the FA Cup Final in 2008 and the final of the Football League Cup in 2012, Cardiff entered the Premier League at the beginning of the 2013-2014 season. The owner of Cardiff City, Tan Sri Vincent Tan, has not only brought increased funds to the club, but also revealed a philanthropic side when he announced details of a one-million-pound donation to charity in August 2013. Continue reading
Cardiff City Football Club has promised to donate a million pounds to charities in the local area. This premier league donation comes as the Barclays premier season approaches. Tan Sri Vincent and Cardiff City Football Club recently announced the details of the donation which they hope will support the many incredible charitable causes in the community.
In the last few days, Cardiff City Football Club has launched their “Thanks a Million” campaign which was the creation of Tan Sri Vincent. This is the incentive which will drive the one million pound donation and all charities to be in receipt of the money have been selected by the committee. In addition to this, Tan Sri Vincent Tan has also confirmed that Cardiff City FC will repeat this million pound donation annually to community based organisations for as long as the club remains in the premier league. Almost 50 charities have been chosen, all of which are of Welsh heritage. Continue reading