Marcelle Shinners 50th birthday

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The lovely Marcelle Shinners, who for her 50th birthday asked her party guests to donate to the Samantha Sykes Foundation Trust rather than buy her a gift. I think you will agree she is ‘one hell of a woman’ !! Marcelle’s party raised in excess of £500.00, this went to provide funding for one child […]

King George FC Picked Up Their First Trophy!

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On Sunday 10th April 2016, King George FC picked up their first trophy this year, winning 6-1 beating Wakefield Soccer Centre & King Georges Billy Mole picking up the man of the match. Having played for King George myself since the 1980s as always I was chuffed to see them win yet another trophy. Well […]

2015 Rotary Dragon Boat Race

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2015 Rotary Dragon Boat Race In July 2015 at Pugneys Wakefield, Sami’s Heroes competed in the Rotary Clubs annual Dragon Boat Race.  Emily Austin ran the event and raised well over £500 for The Samantha Sykes Foundation Trust.  It was a great day for many charities and worthy causes and The Samantha Sykes Foundation Trust […]

Hall Green Utd Charity Day April 2016

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Hall Green Utd Charity Day April 2016 On April 2nd a charity day was held at the home of Hall Green United, Haslegrave Sports Ground.  Catherine and her team did a great job supporting John Moore, “Shez” Dickerson and Phil Dickerson.  The Charity Day was a game of football and the teams made up from […]

The Butterfly Ball 2015 Leeds

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The Butterfly Ball 2015 Leeds Utd Centenary Pavilion November 2015 The event was hugely supported with 464 guests coming from all over the UK and all walks of life.  Compere for the evening was Mark Haywood. Football League referee and two powerful speeches were given by Nazir Afzal OBE and  Sami’s Dad Eric.  The venue […]