From Wiggle’s Blog:Ã‚Â Wiggle, the UKÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s No1 online cycling shop, has teamed up with the CSC and the National Deaf ChildrenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Society (NDCS) to auction a 2008 Tour de France yellow jersey, signed by the winner, Carlos Sastre!
Carlos Sastre, who Signed the yellow jersey, said:
Ã¢â‚¬Å“I am very proud to help the NDCS to raise awareness of the obstacles that deaf children face at school and in their every day lifeÃ¢â‚¬Â.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Every deaf child has the right to be fully included and valued by society. In this sense, NDCSÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s services for and campaigns in aid of deaf children help to make their voices heard.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Simon Kirby, NDCS Corporate Development Manager, comments:
Ã¢â‚¬Å“We are pleased to have become a charity partner for the auction of SastreÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s yellow jersey and are grateful to Wiggle for supporting our sports day for deaf children and young people in Walsall. Access to sports activities is extremely important for deaf children. Many deaf children and young people also find it difficult to participate in out of school activities because they are not set up to provide good communication,Ã¢â‚¬Â
To place your bid please follow this link.Ã‚Â All funds raised will be donated to the NDCS.