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Key clash which could see hospice as winners

Rob George 26th Nov, 2021

RUGBY fans are being given the chance to enjoy VIP treatment next month when Worcester Warriors and Acorns Children’s Hospice host the ultimate matchday experience.

‘Scrum’ together with friends and family for this action-packed extravaganza on Saturday, December 4 in aid of Acorns and its work caring for local children and families.

The event will kick off at 3pm at Sixways Stadium, will see Warriors face off against Wasps in the Gallagher Premiership.

Ticketholders will be able to enjoy pre-match player appearance hearing from the players themselves, access to a private function suite and staffed bar and a hot buffet.

Fans will be able to enjoy the clash from the North Stand, with access to a tea, coffee and soup station at half-time.

Olivia Kaluna, partnership fund-raising manager at Acorns, said: “This is one event rugby fans will not want to miss – it’s going to be a day to remember!

“Not only will you take part in an exclusive pre-game chat with the players, you’ll get to ‘tackle’ a hot buffet at half-time or ‘prop’ yourself in the private function suite for Acorns guests. So why not ‘try’ and get a team together, soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the ultimate rugby experience, all while supporting local children and families.”

Acorns Children’s Hospice provides specialist palliative care for life limited and life threatened children and support for their families from its three hospices, based in Birmingham, Walsall and Worcester, and in the community.

In the past year the charity has cared for more than 700 children and almost 1,000 families, including those who are bereaved.

It cost Acorns £27,000 per day to provides its lifeline care and support, the bulk of which comes from fundraising and donations.

A limited number of Charity Lounge tickets, which include the buffet and exclusive access to the lounge, are available at £35 for adults and £25 for under 16s. Standing tickets are also available priced at £20 for adults, £15 under 16s.

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