Thanks to the smash hit success of Calendar Girls, stripping off has become one of the most popular ways to raise money for a good cause.
Now the University of Liverpool Women’s Rugby League team has become the latest to produce a charity calendar – but one of the two causes supported is themselves.
The team, who have been struggling to find enough cash to pay for equipment and travel, will benefit from some of the money, while the rest will go to Joining Jack.The charity, which raises awareness and money to fight Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), was set up by the family of six-year-old Jack Johnson from Wigan.
DMD, which currently affects around one in 3,600 boys in the UK, only appears in males and causes progressive muscle wasting.
Now the rugby team hope their naked calendar will raise awareness of the disease, as well as raising funds to support the search for a cure.
We are proud to be raising money for such a good cause,’ said team member Olivia Davidson. ‘Half the profits from the calendar are going towards Joining Jack to help fund research into a cure for DMD.
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