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Wear RED Day takes place on Friday 21st October 2016

By DPF Admin20th October 2016August 6th, 2019Area Updates, Latest News, Northern Updates, Southern Updates

Wear RED Day takes place on Friday 21st October 2016. 

Racism affects everyone and each penny we receive from Wear Red Day will make a real difference to a young person’s life. 

The funds raised during Wear Red Day will help ‘Show Racism the Red Card’ (SRtRC) to continue to support and educate young people and teachers throughout the UK.

On Friday SRtRC is asking people to wear red and donate £1 to the campaign.

You may also wish to tweet your support and photos to @SRtRC_England using the hashtag #WRD16 Please also like and share Wear Red Day’s Facebook page at

Show Racism the Red Card is the UK’s anti-racism educational charity and was established in January 1996. The organisation utilises the high-profile status of football and football players to help tackle racism in society. The majority of the campaign’s output is the delivery of education to young people and adults in their schools, their workplaces and at events held in football stadiums. Across Britain, Show Racism the Red Card delivers training to more than 50,000 individuals per year.

Donations can be made:

·      by BACS –  Sort Code: 60 83 01; Account number: 20214931

·      by text to 70007 – in your text use the words: WRED16 +£theamount

·      online via

Small amounts raised can make a big difference. Just £5 is enough to educate a young person for a whole school day and £50 provides a full day of training for a teacher.

Find out more about SRtRC by visiting

Please do gift aid your donation so that SRtRC can reclaim the tax on it.

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