‘Together Through this Test’ online auction is the first national cricket family charity auction of its kind, run by Nottinghamshire CCC and club sponsors John Pye Auctions, officially backed by the England and Wales Cricket Board and involving all 18 First-Class Counties, the MCC and the Professional Cricketers Association, it will raise money for local charities across England and Wales.
The ECB has set up a COVID-19 resource hub on www.ecb.co.uk/covid-19 to offer assistance focusing on providing physical and mental health support to the general public, with NHS information.
John Pye Auctions has waived all auction fees and commissions and volunteered support staff time to ensure 100% all monies raised through winning bids goes to the nominated charities. Nottinghamshire CCC will co-ordinate the distribution of lots to winning bidders.
Money raised in this auction will benefit the following –
Guru Nanak’s Mission, North Cumbria University Hospital NHS Trust and Lancashire Cricket Foundation, MCC Foundation, NSPCC, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham Charities, NHS Charities Together, Fight food poverty in Wales, The Felix Project, The Ruth Strauss Foundation, Musgrove Park Hospital, Chance To Shine, Borderlands, PCA Benevolent Fund, Lord’s Taverners, Sussex Cricket Foundation, Children’s Respite Centre in Uckfield, Derby and Burton Hospitals Charity, Hampshire Cricket Foundation, South Essex NHS Foundation Trust