Be United and Help Sir Bobby Robson Foundation Raise the Money

Posted by: shearyadi · March 26, 2008

The neverending supporter of Newcastle United, the first manager who can bring Champions League second round tie to St. James’s Park, the old knight who still can talk about football for hours, the one and only Sir Bobby Robson is battling cancer for the fifth time and has been told that this time it is incurable…

imageMagpies Zone is asking your support for a new foundation under his name who will work for the cancer trials research centre.

Click on the image on the left to go to the foundation site and make donation there, no matter how much you can donate, it’s not the amount that is important but your support for Sir Bobby’s effort is highly appreciated.

I will pray for you Sir Bobby Robson, you’re strong lad, you have fight the cancer four times and I bet that your spirit will once again wins you for the fifth time against it.

You will still be around when Newcastle United is win something, you will be there at St. James’s Park and see United skipper lift-up the silverwares.

Below is an article about Sir Bobby and the foundation that I quote from the Times online website:

On Easter Monday, there was a knock at Sir Bobby Robson’s door. A stranger was standing outside his Co Durham house clutching a brown envelope. “My first thought: football agent,” he said, with a familiar chuckle yesterday, and the package in question did, indeed, contain money. In used notes and loose change was £274.71; the gesture, however, was priceless.

The woman in front of him began telling Robson her story. Her husband had died recently and his final request was that mourners should not send flowers to mark his passing. Instead, he had heard that Robson was establishing a charity and asked for a collection to be made at his funeral. Here she was, clutching the proceeds. It is the kind of warmth Robson generates.

When Dr Ruth Plummer, Robson’s oncologist, asked him if he knew of businessmen or contacts who could help to raise money for a new facility at the Freeman Hospital, in Newcastle, he went several steps further. The result is the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, which, initially at least, aims to raise £500,000 for a cancer trials research centre.

“There’s a saying from my part of the world, which I don’t really like, but maybe it’s appropriate – shy bairns get nothing,” he said. “My other skirmishes have been football-related and this is medical-related and the process of raising quite a bit of money isn’t easy, because it’s not easy asking people for money, is it? The problem is, if I don’t ask, I don’t get, so I’ve got to take the bull by the horns.”

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5 Responses to “Be United and Help Sir Bobby Robson Foundation Raise the Money”

  1. roy mc calveyNo Gravatar on October 30th, 2008 12:00 pm

    my bob robson website asks surfers to contribute to cancer research if they download the song entitled BOBBY ROBSON. The song is a mini history of the mans career. A dozen cups/titles in three different countries. Amazing! We’ve put him into our planned Guerilla film NEWCASTLE MAGPIES VS THE ALIENS which tells the story of aliens wanting to steal the FAIRS CUP from St James Park against the backdrop of a campaign to reinstate Bobby as manager in 2004. Put in a search for film and visit the filmsite. roy mc

  2. JOHN HAUXWELLNo Gravatar on October 30th, 2008 5:15 pm

    SIR BOBBY,IF THE NORTH EAST HAD A PRESIDENT YOU WOULD BE THE MAN ! EVEN THOUGH YOU ARE A GEORDIE.SERIOUSLY YOU ARE THE GOD FATHER OF THE NORTH EAST ,I AM A BORO FAN AND I HOPE YOU CAN KICK THE CANCER ,THE NORTH EAST WILL NEVER BE THE SAME WITHOUT YOU SIR .WHO EVER WE SUPPORT WE LOVE YOU MR NORTH EAST ,MR ENGLAND .YOU HAVE BEEN THE BEST ENGLAND MANAGER ,I LIKE EVERY NORTH EAST SUPPORTER WISHES YOU THE BEST OF HEATH ,SIR BOBBY DONT LEAVE US WE LOVE YOU! EVEN THOUGH YOU ARE A GEORGDIE IF I CAN HELP WITH YOUR CHARITY PLEASE CONTACT ME ,SIR BOBBY YOU ARE OUR HERO

  3. JOHN HAUXWELLNo Gravatar on October 30th, 2008 5:29 pm

    SIR BOBBY WE ALL LOVE YOU DONT FORGET ,FROM THE BORO SUNDERLAND UP TO BERWICK YOU ARE OUR KING ,THE NORTH EAST KING ,NOT KEVIN KEGAN EVAN THOUGH HE IS A HE ONLY REPRESENTS NEWCASTLE GREAT MANAGER ,HE WILL NEVER REPLACE YOU ,THE MASTER ! THE NORTH EAST HAS LOT TO THANK YOU FOR “EVEN THOUGH YOU ARE A GERODIE ” SIR BOBBY SO MANY PEOPLE HAVE SO MUCH TO THANK YOU FOR .EVEN ME A HUMBLE BORO FAN ,IF I CAN DO ANYTHING TO RAISE MONEY FOR YOUR CHARITY PLEASE EMAIL ME ,PS I HOPE YOU CAN FIGHT IT SIR BOBBY?

  4. JOHN HAUXWELLNo Gravatar on October 30th, 2008 5:36 pm

    SI

  5. JOHN HAUXWELLNo Gravatar on October 30th, 2008 5:50 pm

    DEAR SIR BOBBY,YOU ARE MOST PEOPLES HERO ,EVEN THOUGH YOU ARE A GEORDIE ,YOU ARE LOVED MORE THAN YOU CAN IMAGIN. THE WHOLE AREA OF THE NORTH EAST LOVES THERE HERO !SIR BOBBY WE LOVE YOU.. GET WELL SOON PLEASE/ ALL OF TEESSIDE

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