Bucket Collection Raises £7320!

From everyone at The KANO Foundation we would like to say a massive thank you to the ever generous Celtic Supporters who have helped us to raise our highest ever total in one day.  This will help us tremendously to provide an even better match experience for the kids who …

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Trustee John Paul in the Queen’s Baton Relay

The KANO Foundation Trustee John-Paul Gilmartin was the baton bearer in the Queen’s Baton Relay as it made its way to Celtic Park.  His slot was 1.37pm on Sunday 20 July along Duke St from Coia’s cafe to Armadale street.    

The KANO Foundation Sponsors The Celtic Boys Club

The KANO Foundation is delighted to be the 2014/2015 shirt sponsor for The Celtic Boys Club. If you’re not already, go and give them a wee follow on Twitter and make sure you’re following us too.

October’s Guests

This month we were joined by two gaelic football groups: Coatbridge Davitts and Naomh Padraig from Muff, County Donegal. Coatbridge Davitts Founded in 1986 Sands MacSwineys developed from Pearse Harps in Glasgow. As the numbers of Coatbridge players began to increase with the Glasgow based club this led to the …

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An interview with Jason Higgins

Lifelong Celtic fan and co-host of the popular Homebhoys show, Jason Higgins took time out to speak to the Kano Foundation about his love for the Hoops, his favourite moments and some of the other things he gets up to.   So Jason, how long have you been a Celtic fan? …

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September’s Guests

We were joined by High Blantyre Autistic Base for the match against St Johnstone on 21st September. The group had an amazing time and we were very happy to welcome them. As you can see from our photo, young and old(er) alike love what we do!

Riding the Crest of a Wave

Sunday 28 July saw 25 brave volunteers take to the River Tummel for a sponsored white water rafting expedition. The very successful event was enjoyed by all who attended and help us raise over £2500 after costs. The summer heat wave did seem a distant memory as the rain chucked …

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KANO in Dublin

In a first for us we went to Dublin to take some deserving kids from the area to the Liverpool v Celtic game at the Aviva Statium

Dublin Decider, 10th August 2013

The Kano Foundation was delighted to be joined by 20 lucky youngsters for the ‘The Dublin Decider’.  The children joined our trustee Brian Ainslie at the Aviva Stadium to watch to the Hoops (baby side) beat Liverpool 1-0. It was all in a day’s work for team and Brian commented …

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1st KANO Bucket Collection a Great Success

As Celtic took to the park to raise another league flag over Paradise, the Kano team was joined by almost 60 volunteers for our first ever bucket collection. Preparations for this began months ago when our trustee Brian undertook all the necessary paperwork and liaison with the police and other organisations. There’s …

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