Arsenal have donated £50,000 to the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund in order to help the families of the Manchester bombing victims.
- We Love Manchester Emergency Fund is linked to the British Red Cross
- 22 people killed, 59 injured in horrific attack at MEN arena
- Fund goes towards helping the victims’ families, has now reached over £4m
- Both Manchester clubs donate over £1m
The horrific tragedy that saw 22 people lose their lives and 59 others injured after a bomber set off an explosion outside an Ariana Grande concert on Monday has once again seen the footballing world pull together to help the victims’ families.
Both Manchester United and Manchester City initially donated a combined £1m to the fund, which has now risen to over £3m, and are continuing to look for ways they can help those suffering in their city.
Meanwhile, Arsenal have also donated £50,000.
A statement on Arsenal.com reads:
“Everyone at Arsenal was deeply shocked by Monday night’s tragic event in Manchester and the thoughts of all of us here are with those affected.
“Through The Arsenal Foundation, we have made a £50,000 donation to the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund in partnership with the British Red Cross to support those affected by the attack. Manchester City Council launched the appeal in partnership with the charity.
“The donation will help those bereaved and injured.”
The fund has now reached over £4m in total.