The scheme known as Nate’s Tickets provides a football experience through organised charities and groups to families who would otherwise not have the opportunity due to financial or other circumstances.
Since launching the scheme seven years ago, Tranmere Rovers has welcomed 23,500 people to Prenton Park.
The players have all come together to support the initiative that will continue to welcome people and families to Prenton Park.
Upon making the donation Nate’s Tickets ambassador, Kane Hemmings, said, “I think when you come to games, even for us as players, it’s release for 90 minutes whilst the games going on, the world is the last thing on people’s minds so it’s important we can give that experience to those who might not be able to normally come.
“As the players we all wanted to come together and play our part in ensuring as many people can come to a game and this is just a small token of ensuring we can do that.
“I’m proud to be the ambassador of this initiative and I think it’s important that we as players support stuff like this, that Club do.”
Some of the past recipients of our tickets have spoken about their experiences:
“Thank you from the bottom of my heart. You put a lot of smiles on a lot of children and senior member’s faces. Most of our members are from poor families who don’t get much so we are grateful.”
“I am usually isolated at home, so it gives me a chance to get out and socialise with new people and I have met new friends through this opportunity.”
“It has really improved my confidence and self-esteem by getting out of the house. I am so grateful!”
“You would not believe over the last two years how many children have had low mental health, but with your help, we have had a lot of happy children, thank you.”
“I have enjoyed feeling part of a club by having the chance to become a supporter.”
The club is looking for donations towards to scheme in order to allow as many families and children to attend games in the new 2022/23 campaign.
A donation of £25 would mean a local organisation can bring four children and £40 would see a family of six enjoying live football when they wouldn’t normally be able to.
Tranmere’s aim is to raise £20,000 which will be used to pay for 105 child and accompanying adult match tickets per home game.
For every ticket that is paid for by fans, the Club has kindly agreed to match the number of tickets up to 105 per home game, totalling 4830 over the season. You can donate to the Nate’s Tickets Crowdfunder by CLICKING HERE The deadline has been extended to 31 August as we strive to help a record number of people this season.