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Harrogate Town supporters raise £3,100 for dementia charity

Harrogate Town's supporters club has raised £3,100 for Dementia Forward.

The group have carried out various fundraising events throughout the season including a charity day, raffle and bucket collections.

And they've managed to raise a whopping £3,100, which has handed to Dementia Forward at half time during Town's 1-0 victory over Grimsby Town on Tuesday.

The Harrogate Town Supporters Club vote on a charity to support before each season.

Jack Wilkinson, a Charity Co-ordinator at the supporters club, said:

“You always encounter problems when fundraising but everyone has been so generous - everyone knows it goes to a good cause and there were some great prizes to be won in our raffle.

“It’s the best season we’ve ever had in the EFL and the memorabilia went to some really good winners.

“We smashed our target to beat last year’s total of £2,200. The charity are very grateful for what we’ve been able to raise and we were very proud to hand that cheque over to them."

Harrogate Town fans have raised £3,100 for Dementia Forward.

The Harrogate Town Supporters Group is run independently by the club's supporters.

Although it's not an official club group, the supporters club receive discounts at various local retailers among other benefits.

Membership is now open for next season. Find out more about the group and how to join via Facebook here.

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