Rangers fans can sleep under the stadium at the event to raise money for charity in Glasgow

RANGERS fans are encouraged to sign up for Big Ibrox Sleep Out this year to raise funds for a charity in Glasgow.

The event will be held on Friday, November 26 and Saturday, November 27. It will give supporters the opportunity to sleep outside overnight at Ibrox Stadium to highlight the issue of homelessness as well as raise valuable funds for Glasgow City Mission Emergency Winter Project.

The club’s long-standing partnership with the Glasgow City Mission is in its 7th year and this season, half of the funds raised will help charity as they care for the most vulnerable against Glasgow this winter.

The remaining funds will support Rangers The life -changing work of the Charity Foundation in the community.

Jack Geddes, marketing and fundraising manager at the Glasgow City Mission, said: “We are extremely grateful to the Rangers supporters and Rangers Charity Foundation for their continued support of our work in Glasgow.

“Every year, for the last seven, you’ve made a huge difference in the lives of our guests by making sure we’re able to get people out of the cold and wet and attend to their needs.

“Last year, for example, 87% of our guests had a positive housing outcome. It’s amazing, and it wouldn’t have been possible without your support. Thank you, from everyone at Glasgow City Mission.”

Sleep Out participants will spend the night at Ibrox either in the technical area on the side or on the stand (under cover) if the weather is wet and get a little glimpse of the nighttime conditions experienced by people. in the city without shelter on the street.

Participating fans will be asked to bring warm clothing and a nightgown and the Foundation will provide a ground cover, hot soup and drinks and a hot breakfast in the morning.

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As places were limited, all participants were asked to raise a minimum of £ 100.

Rangers kit sponsor 32Red has pledged generous support and will begin fundraising with each participant by donating their first £ 10 of sponsorship.

32Red will also promote a hot breakfast provided for all.

Connal Cochrane, director of the Rangers Charity Foundation, said: “Thanks to supporters, past Sleep Out events have been successful events that have done great for the homeless people in our city, who have gathered more to £ 210,000 for homeless projects to date.

“This is a cause close to the hearts of our supporters and we are proud that we are playing our part in trying to end homelessness in the city of Glasgow as well as being aware of this important issue.”

A registration fee of £ 20 per person applies. The age limit is 16 and over but anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Due to the time of year, weather conditions can be extremely cold. All participants must ensure that they are physically involved in the event, and if necessary, check with their GP.

To take part, visit shop.rangerscharity.org.uk/e/36, call the Foundation on 0141 580 8775, or e-mail rangerscharity@rangers.co.uk.

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