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Squawka joins ‘MANarama’s’ Prostate Cancer fundraising campaign

By Squawka News

Published: 16:09, 30 September 2019

Squawka teams up with Vanarama to help raise funds for Prostate Cancer UK

Here at Squawka, we love statistics. But this one will shock you.

More than 11,800 men die from prostate cancer in the UK each year – that’s one man every 45 minutes.

To help change those figures, Vanarama – the sponsors of the top two tiers of non-league football – has re-branded itself as the ‘MANarama National League’ with the goal of raising as much money for the cause as possible.

Over £150k was donated during last year’s 45-day campaign and former professional footballer Vinnie Jones is hopeful even more can be raised this time around.

He said: “I am beyond proud to back this MANarama campaign. It combines two things which are so important to me; grassroots football and fighting cancer.

“I started playing football in non-league so I know that these clubs are at the heart of local communities. I don’t need to explain why the fight against cancer is so important for me.”

As part of the campaign, Squawka will be bringing you a new Stat of the Day, every day, for the next 45 days – so keep an eye on our social channels for the numbers you don’t want to miss.

You can get involved by using the #GiveAndGo hashtag on social media and encouraging your friends and family to donate too.

Visit manarama.co.uk for more information.

Click here to donate to the campaign’s Just Giving page.