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Ipswich Rugby Club - Lighting up the Future - Fundraising Campaign

Ipswich Rugby Club - Lighting up the Future - Fundraising Campaign

Ipswich RFC have teamed up with Crowdfunder and Sport England to support this exciting fundraising campaign to benefit the local rugby playing community in the Ipswich area.   

The challenge we have set ourselves is to raise £26,000 by July 9th 2021 to improve the floodlighting at Humber Doucy Lane, Ipswich. 

We have a fantastic pledge from Sport England of £6000 which is already included in the overall target of £26,000.  

This improvement to our facilities would enable us to offer more training sessions on our pitches at Humber Doucly Lane during the winter months.

How are we doing? - As you will see we have done pretty well but a few more tries and conversions will see us over the line. Club members and supporters have raised over £15,000 thus far - that's a great all club effort but we only have just over 2 weeks left! We have several mini events and many "rewards" yet to sell on the crowdfunder site but we could do with your help to get to the target of £26,000.


The money raised so far has come from sale of donated "rewards" and the efforts of our individual and group fundraisers from within the club including our fantastic under 8's, our Athena girls section, our U14's and several senior cyclists who are committing to a 150km cycle ride on July 4th. It is big club effort!

So, we are doing our best but we need your help to reach our target!

You can do help in one (or more) of 3 ways...

1....By buying one of the many "rewards" currently on offer. These rewards currently range from July 4th Independance Day Draw tickets at a £5 each, heavily discounted Clip n Climb sessions, a fabulous lodge staycation on the Suffolk coast, discounted hotel stays in either Norwich or Felixstowe, beauty treatments, meal vouchers, golf packages, skip hire, a cycle challenge entry and whole lot more.

To claim a discounted reward simply visit the dedicated fundraising site at

2....You can donate your own "reward" which may form part of your marketing budget. To donate your own "reward" (discounted vouchers for your products or services) please just call us on 01473 724072 or email and we will set up everything for you in a jiffy.

3....By sponsorship of our brilliant fundraisers, again through

Ipswich RFC champions the cause of the wide ranging benefits of the game of rugby particularly to our huge youth and junior section which is run entirely by volunteers.   

So please help us if you can through one of the 3 ways outlined above so that IPSWICH RUGBY CLUB can continue to help hundreds of youngsters and others by "Lighting up the Future" 

Please take a look at our short "Lighting up the Future" video here..

Ipswich Rugby Club "Lighting up the Future"

Thank you.

Mike Hancock - Ipswich RFC Chair

June 21 2021

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