Norwich City Football Club staff deliver surprise shirts to the visually-impaired
PUBLISHED: 18:52 13 May 2020 | UPDATED: 18:52 13 May 2020
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Visually-impaired football fans were treated to a surprise delivery from Norwich City Football Club during the coronavirus lockdown.
After dropping off food parcels to the independent living flats at Hammond Court in Magpie Road, Norwich, run by charity Vision Norfolk, previously known as the Norfolk & Norwich Association for the Blind, club staff returned with football shirts for three residents who were Canaries fans.
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Jelena Sarubina, director of corporate services at Vision Norfolk, said: “It means so much that our local football club is looking after vulnerable people like this. Many of our residents are vulnerable and self-isolating, so for the club to deliver everything they need to their door is tremendous. We mentioned that three of our residents are keen Norwich City fans. Within a couple of hours they had returned with football shirts for all three, which is a lovely gesture.”
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