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DT38 Official Newsletter – Channel38 – November Edition

Welcome to the DT38 Foundation November newsletter, Channel38.

This is where we bring together all the very latest developments, events and support stories at DT38.

It’s also a chance for us to share important information about the work we do to raise awareness of testicular cancer around schools and in communities as well as publicly offering our thanks to the many people who support us in our endeavours.

A Knock Out Success at Awareness Below The Belt 2.0

The second White Collar Boxing event for DT38 on November 10th was a tremendous success.

More than 800 people arrived at the world famous York Hall, London, to witness a courageous cohort of novice boxers enter the ring to raise funds for DT38 Foundation.

The day began with a minute’s silence – called by event MC Billy Nicholson – to mark Remembrance Sunday before a series of spectacular bouts and special displays.

DT38 Ambassadors Carlton Cole, Sky Sports presenter Bianca Westwood, professional boxer Mark Little and Tom King joined the crowd to show their support.

Bianca Westwood and Carlton Cole at Awareness Below the Belt 2.0

The card kicked off with a superb sibling rivalry featuring sisters Ashley and Maddison Troon donning the gloves to produce an exciting fight under the watchful eye of Peacock Gym, who hosted the event alongside our charity.

Along with many more thrilling contests, including a victory for Danny “The Boss” Mardell, there was an inspiring display from a fantastic young boy known as “The Real Champ” who has overcome the barriers of disability to take up the sport.

His dream came true on the day as he brought York Hall to its feet whilst being joined on the big stage by professional fighters James Branch, Wadi Camacho and Anthony Yarde.

Thank you to everyone who took part on this amazing day of fundraising for DT38. 

In everyone’s eyes all contestants were winners, but here are the match results:-

Danny “The Boss” Mardell celebrating victory

The Gary ‘All In’ Carson Belt – Ashley ‘5ft Fury’ Troon beat Maddison Troon

The Coffee Republic Belt – Charlie ‘Bubbles’ Coulter-Liston beat John ‘BDSM’ Coulter-Liston

The Richard Merralls Belt – ‘Big Bill’ Stocking beat Paul ‘Wozza’ Warren

The Corrie Bauckham Batts Belt – Mo ‘Cockney Boy’ Haque beat Ashley Jones

‘West Ham’ Danny beat Jerry Clynes

The Sex, Drugs & Carlton Cole Belt – Kane ‘No Pain’ Perfitt beat Jaff Mustafa

The Steve Edge Design Belt – James ‘Bootsie’ Fuller beat Tony ‘Sonny’ Liston

The Easy Group Belt – Danny ‘The Boss’ Mardell beat Dom ‘Jack’ Shepherd

The Rainham Industrial Services Belt – Daniel ‘Dynamite’ Burnett beat Alec Lawrence

The Crown Community Belt – Sav ‘Stone Fist’ Shamachurry beat Kevin ‘The Blade’ Slade

The Grand Finish Belt – Danny ‘The Fighting Florist’ O’Shea beat James Taylor

Scott Gleed beat Mike Goddard

The DT38 Foundation Belt – Mark ‘The Champ’s Dad’ Yearsley beat James ‘Woodsy’ Woods

Huge thanks to all of these great people and to the hundreds of supporters who joined us on the day for Awareness Below the Belt 2.0.

We would also like to, once again, thank the following companies or individuals who pledged their support for the event through sponsorship or auction prizes.

Rainham Industrial Services
Denman & Goddard
Steve Edge Design
Al Amin
Alexander House Hotel
Grand Finish
Coffee Republic
Corrie Bauckham Batts
Richard Merralls
Gary Carson
Sex, Drugs & Carlton Cole
The Easy Group
Crown Community London
Peacock Gym & Daniel Dubois
King’s Skips
Grosvenor House Hotel
Vidauban Golf Club
Baglioni Hotel London
Golden Tours

Gro a Mo for a Bro

All across this month – as part of the Movember campaign – we’ve been asking men to grow a tache in support of DT38.

So excited were we about this initiative that we even arranged fantastic prizes for the top fund fundraisers including West Ham United or Perth Glory match tickets.

There is still time to get involved.

To find out more follow this link https://dt38.co.uk/movemberdt38-grow-a-mo-for-a-bro-this-month/

On The Road With Our Ambassadors

Giancarlo Gallifuoco with Jim Tombides

We were delighted to meet up with DT38 Ambassadors at a brace of football matches this month.

On November 3rd Dylan’s Dad Jim Tombides met up with Central Coast Mariners midfielder Giancarlo Gallifuoco at Nib Stadium after their 2-1 victory against Perth Glory.

Tracy Tombides with West Ham legend Tony Cottee

And later in the month Dylan’s Mum Tracy Tombides caught up with Hammers legend Tony Cottee before the West Ham v Spurs game at London Stadium

Thank you both for your support guys, great to see you.

Christmas Shop

Looking for some fantastic Christmas gifts and stocking fillers?

If you purchase items from the amazing range of DT38 merchandise, not only will you be making someone very happy on Christmas Day but you’ll also be raising funds to support DT38 in our continuing mission to raise awareness of testicular cancer and save lives!

To browse our very latest collection follow this link http://dt38foundation.myshopify.com

New DT38 Committee Member

Trent Barron with his partner Hannah

We are delighted to welcome new DT38 Committee Member Trent Barron.

We’ve known Trent for some time now and he’s a great guy.

Trent works as the Operations Coordinator at Football West and he will helping us continue to raise the profile of DT38 Foundation in Australia and the importance of men checking themselves regularly for testicular cancer.

Welcome on board Trent. 

Many Happy Returns

A hat trick of Happy Birthdays in November for DT38 folk.

DT38 Committee Member Robbie Faller celebrated his big day on November 8thand on the 12th our Ambassador and former tennis pro Paul McNamee turned 65.

On November 27th fellow Ambassador and Ipswich striker Freddie Sears was 30.

Many Happy Returns guys!

Picture of the Month

We get sent so many amazing pictures of people across the world each month showing their support for DT38 and we then have the tough job of picking our “Picture of the Month”, just for fun.

This month we decided the give the accolade to young Alby Gilbert who was snapped proudly showing his support for DT38 in his cool hoodie!

What an awesome picture!

Alby Gilbert wearing his DT38 hoodie with pride!

Sharing the Love 

We are so grateful to more than 35,000 people who follow and support us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.

Every month we receive so many shares, Retweets, likes and tags and we’re so grateful for each and every one of them, thank you.

And that brings to end this edition but we’ll be back with the next edition of Channel38 in December.

If you have helped DT38 in some way in recent times, please be sure to let us know so we can include it in one of our future newsletters. Contact tracylee@dt38.co.uk or connect with us on Twitter Facebook or Instagram