Friday, 25 October 2013
Many thanks to Jess Bergman who stole the show with her beautiful performance on the night. Jess is a rising opera star and we are sure she will perform on the big stage and hopefully at a Cup Final some day soon. Judge for yourself though through the following link.
Tuesday, 22 October 2013
The event was a combination of after dinner speeches, live music, an auction and a fantastic demonstration of freestyle football from Guinness World Champion, Dan Magness. Graham Taylor gave a brilliant speech on what
KitAid means to him and he officially retired from
playing football on the night by handing over his last two pairs of football
boots. One pair was later auctioned for £370 and the other pair will soon
be on their way to
to Stegota FC. Young opera singer Jess Bergman performed 4 beautiful songs, Kampala KitAid launched a new dvd of their project work in Lesotho, Peter Thompson spoke passionately about
another project KitAid supports in
and Derrick Williams, Belfast KitAid
founder, spoke about the power of partnerships and his personal highlights.
In 15 years
KitAid has sent out 205,000
items of kit to 58 different countries, and amazingly 135,000 items have been
sent out within the last 5 years. The evening was a huge success and all
200 guests had a fantastic night and can’t wait for the 20th
Anniversary in 2018!
Here is the new KitAid release which we hope you will find interesting. It was filmed by Edward Morgan, a specialist in African projects who has worked in
The official premiere of the dvd was at the 15th Anniversary celebration dinner, held on 17 October, in the presence of KitAid Patron, Graham Taylor and 200 supporters.
We hope you enjoy the dvd as much as we all did, see http://youtu.be/YvKz4JjDUoA
Tuesday, 8 October 2013
KitAid's Derrick Williams was recently invited to a half time presentation at Derby County FC. All was going well but could this appear on a future Question of sport episode? What happened next? Please see the link below.