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Budget Booster Update

9 October 2020

Club News

Budget Booster Update

9 October 2020

The Club is delighted to

confirm that £30,520 has been received from the Budget Booster campaign that was

initiated earlier this year by Gary White.

Dave Challinor says “This is a fantastic achievement, without which we would not have been able to bring in the recent loan signings of David Parkhouse, Henrich Ravas and Lewis Cass to strengthen our squad in the week before the start of the season. A massive thank you to everyone who donated.”

A total of 608 individual

donors contributed to the initiative. 113 supporters donated more than £100 and

121 donated more than £50 which means that the bespoke shirt will bear the

names of 234 supporters who will also be able to attend an open training day

(when Covid restrictions allow).

Prize Draw

All 608 donors will enter

the prize draw which will be made at half time during our home fixture against Torquay

United on 31st October. The winner and 15 runners up will be announced on the

Club website and also through our usual social media channels following the


The winner will receive:

  • A training ground

    experience in the week leading up to a selected fixture, you (plus a

    guest) will join Dave Challinor as he discusses his plans for the weekend. You

    will watch the full training session, observe preparations and meet the entire

  • You will then be able

    to join Dave and the squad as part of the team and travel to an away fixture on

    the team coach;
  • You will be able to enjoy

    a pre-match meal with the players and a post match de-brief as you travel home

    with the team;

Please note that we will only be able to provide the

above reward once Covid restrictions allow us. In the event that this is not

possible during the current season, it will be carried forward into next


In addition, 5

runners up will receive a signed

2020/21 shirt and signed team photos will be awarded to another 10 runners up.

SpeciallyCommissioned Shirt

A total of 234 supporters are

eligible to have their names included alongside other donors on the bespoke

shirt which is to be designed by Gary White.

While the shirt is being designed,we now need to collate the exact names to appear on the shirt.

Due to GDPR restrictions

within the GoFundMe account, we do not have access to donors' contact details

and we therefore require you to provide the following information in order for

us to validate your details for inclusion on the shirt.
  • Donor name (as shown on the GoFundMe)
  • Date donation(s) made
  • Amount(s) pledged
  • Contact email address and/or phone number
  • Exact name to be included on the shirt (max 30characters)

Please send the

above details to and write ‘Budget Booster

Validation' as the subject.


you can write to Budget Booster Validation, c/o Hartlepool United Football

Club, Victoria Park, Clarence Road, Hartlepool, TS24 8BZ including the above


The closing date for submitting these details isFriday, 30th October. In order to progress the production of the shirt assoon as possible, we will be unable to process any submissions after this date.

As a reminder,

donors pledging in excess of £100 will be entitled to a gift of the final shirt

design (including names) and donors pledging over £50 will be able to purchase

the shirt when the shirt is in stock. We are unable to provide an estimated

date of availability or price until the design details are finalised and we

have received all the names to be included on the shirt.

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