More great awareness-raising by the country’s football clubs: huge thanks to Sunderland FC, who in addition to promoting our Sunderland FC booklet on their website have helped us achieve some great local exposure in the Sunderland Echo. Here’s part of that newspaper story:
SUNDERLAND AFC players are urging people to tackle the issue of HIV.
Midfielder Craig Gardner and striker Steven Fletcher are supporting a nationwide campaign to encourage more people to get tested for the virus to coincide with National HIV Testing Week, which starts today.
The Black Cats stars feature in posters, videos and a new educational booklet for the national HIV awareness charity Saving Lives.
Gardner, 27, said education was the key to tackling the potentially deadly virus.
You can read the full story here.