Dominic Calvert-Lewin 24, was born in Sheffield and started his career with Sheffield United. In August 2016, he joined Everton and became a full-fledged England international in October 2020, scoring for his debut.
It will support The Children’s Hospital Charity’s fundraising efforts to transform Sheffield Children’s facilities through its Building a Better Future appeal.
The 24-year-old England and Everton striker said: “I am honored to have been invited to sponsor the children’s hospital charity.
“It is a place close to my heart being in Sheffield, and I am impressed with the work undertaken by all the staff and the care given to all of their young patients, especially in these difficult times.
“I will do my best to help the association in any way I can and give the patients, parents and staff of Sheffield Children’s as much support as possible.”
Construction has started on a new £ 2.75million cancer and leukemia ward, and The Children’s Hospital Charity has until November to fully fund the project.
The new service will be the main treatment center for children with cancer and leukemia, from babies to 19-year-olds, in South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Derbyshire.
It will also treat patients from across the UK for chemotherapy, operations and bone marrow transplants and is expected to feature a bigger and brighter space, with a bigger and better playroom located at the heart of the ward.
Robert Gurruchaga, Philanthropy Manager at The Children’s Hospital Charity, added: “We are delighted that Dominic, one of the nation’s brightest sports stars and an inspiration to all of us, is joining us as a Patron. .
“It’s no surprise, given the world-class staff and expertise at Sheffield Children’s Hospital, that Dominic has since risen to the pinnacle of his profession.
“His example will serve as an encouragement to all of our patients, and we look forward to working with Dominic in the weeks and months to come to change even more lives through our fundraising efforts. “
To learn more about The Children’s Hospital Charity and their work to transform Sheffield Children’s, visit www.tchc.org.uk/
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