Hockey India additionally donated signed nationwide group jerseys for public sale to assist these affected by the Australian bushfire disaster.
- Final Up to date: January 17, 2020, 8:54 PM IST
New Delhi: Hockey India has joined their Australian counterparts in elevating funds for the victims of the devastating bushfires Down Below with contribution of USD 25,000.
HI additionally donated signed nationwide group jerseys which can put for public sale and the proceeds for use by means of Pink Cross to assist these affected by the wildfires.
Hockey Australia has expressed its gratitude in a letter to the HI president Mohd Mushtaque Ahmed.
“On behalf of the Board and Administration of Hockey Australia, we actually respect your assist in the direction of Hockey Australia’s fundraising efforts for the current bushfires,” the letter from Hockey Australia president Melanie Woosnam and Chief Government Matt Favier mentioned.
“The signed India group jerseys will quickly be included on our public sale platform and there’s no doubt that the beneficiant assist of USD 25,000 in the direction of the Pink Cross Bushfire Enchantment will likely be very effectively obtained,” the letter mentioned.
Hockey Australia mentioned HI’s gesture will reinforce “the power of relationships between Australia and India together with our shared love for the game of hockey”.
The bushfires raging in Australia since September final 12 months have affected tens of millions of acres of land, destroying greater than 2500 houses, killing greater than 30 folks and tens of millions of animals.