Match Report from a Kano Kid

On 2nd April for the match versus Hearts, we were joined by a few children from Dumfries and Galloway Befriending Project, a charity that offers young people experiencing problems at home, school or in the community, the opportunity of extra support and regular positive adult attention. The young people benefit …

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Thanking Paul Larkin for his Fundraising Efforts

Paul Larkin Celtic Shorts

The Kano Foundation prides itself on the steadfast support of those who dig deep to help us achieve our ultimate aim of keeping football free for kids. Some people assist us by coming along to our fundraisers, others by donating via our direct debit scheme and some even literally climb …

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Delight at recent donations

john higgins

The Kano Foundation is delighted to receive a number of substantial financial donations recently and would like to say a big thank you to the following people. Everyone who attended the annual More Than 90 Minutes dinner in April and contributed to the £2101 raised for us on the night. …

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Season 15/16 in Numbers

400th child

It’s been another belter of a season for The Kano Foundation topped off with a fifth league trophy at the weekend! Below is a quick summary of our achievements this season… This was our 6th season Keeping Football Free for Kids We increased our ticket allocation to 89 kids and …

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The winner of our 2015/2016 POTY Competition is….

Thank you to everyone who voted in our 2015/2016 Player of the Year competition! We had nearly 150 votes, but it was only ever between two contenders: 40-goals-in-one-season Leigh Griffiths and superkid Kieran Tierney. It was close. Very close. 47.9% to 46.4% to be exact. But the winner, by 2 …

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Celtic v Aberdeen, 8th May 2016

Kano Kids Celtic v Aberdeen

CHAMPIONEEEEEEZZZZZ! CHAMPIONEEEEEEEEZZZZZZZ!!! It was a glorious day as we watched Celtic officially clinch the league title, our fifth in a row! We started our day at the Celtic Graves Society’s Celtic Park Commemoration as they unveiled a plaque on Janefield Street east, marking the site of the original Celtic Park. …

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Celtic v Ross County, 24th April 2016

Joining us to watch a disappointing 1-1 draw with Ross County were St Peter’s Immaculata Youth Club from Belfast, FC Kirkwood and St Roch’s Primary School. It was an early start for our Belfast kids, leaving at 5.30am and meeting us at the stadium at noon. A big thanks to …

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The Inaugural Kano Cup

On a sunny night on Glasgow Green last Thursday (14th), the inaugural Kano Cup took place between two of the teams that we sponsor, The Celtic Boys Club and Victoria FC. The Celtic Boys Club were 5-0 winners on the night, although it was a scoreline that flattered them as …

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Our 15/16 Season Review Video

The Kano Foundation

Every year we put together a season review video for our dinner dance, covering the groups who’ve joined us over the season. This year’s video charts our story from our 2010 launch at Celtic’s Lennoxtown Training Ground, to passing the 4000th child mark in December, plus another few special moments …

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