posted on December 16, 2010 10:25
England and Surrey Cricketer Chris Tremlett has agreed to become an Ambassador for the Saints Foundation, joining SFC Chairman Nicola Cortese and former athletics champion Iwan Thomas MBE in supporting the work of the Charity.
The 6ft 7ins England fast bowler is currently away on International duty focused on retaining the ashes, but took time out before leaving to commit to the role of Ambassador. Although now playing his trade for Surrey, Chris’s Hampshire Cricket Club where he represented his home county for 10 years. In 2010 he signed for Surrey and following an impressive season has forced his way back into the England squad in time for the challenges down under.
Chris explained, “Being a Southampton lad, the Saints result is the first one I look for every week, so it’ great to have the opportunity to formalise a link with the Saints Foundation. The charity makes a huge impact in the community and I really look forward to being involved and helping the Foundation achieve the ultimate goal raising £1, for godd causes.
The Saints Foundation is leading the way within the football industry to develop new and creative ideas in order to make a difference in its community. It aims is to reach a £1 million fund raising target year on year and introduce a number of specific projects to help the needs of community groups less fortunate than most. The initial landmark and first project is to raise £150 000 which is required to build a Multi Use Games Area for the local St Marys Community just a stone’s throw from St Marys Stadium. click here to view the details.
The Saints Foundation looks forward to working with Chris, but in the meantime we would like to congratulate him on a successful debut for England on the Ashes tour and looking forward to the Ashes returning to England once again.
For further information on the Saints Foundation click here or call 0845 6889370.