By Tim Saunders on
British newspaper The Northern Echo is auctioning off a personally signed, framed piece of memorabilia that contains all the statistics and information about his career, plus pictures from throughout his career. Proceeds from the auction will go to the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, the charity the soccer coach set up to focus on early detection and treatment of cancer and the clinical trials of new drugs that will eventually beat it.
Sir Bobby was diagnosed with cancer 5 times in the last 15 years. He created the Foundation not only to provide early cancer detection and treatments, but also to provide clinical trials of new drugs at the Northern Centre for Cancer Care in the Freeman Hospital in the UK. Established in 2008, the initial goal of the Foundation was to raise £500,000 to fund equipment for a cancer research centre being built in the Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, but soon grew to encompass much more.
The current highest bid stands at £300. To take part in the auction, email email@example.com with how much you bid, your name, address, and phone number.
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