Micah Richards to donate £20k to charities suggested on Twitter
Howard Lake | 1 January 2014 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Micah Richards to donate £20k to charities suggested on Twitter He chose the following recipients:£4,000 to the Luey Jacob Sharp Foundation£7,000 each to Millie’s Trust£7,000 to five year old Ruby-Leigh Jackson, who has cerebral palsy and who needs an operation to help her walk.£3,500 to Mummy’s Star£3,500 to Reubens RetreatRichards already has supported a number of charities during his career. 67 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Tagged with: Celebrity Digital Twitter Manchester City footballer Micah Richards has pledged to donate £20,000 to charity and is asking his Twitter followers for suggestions for appropriate recipients.The defender made the offer after receiving supportive messages from fans after he left the pitch due to an injury during the Champions League match in Bayern Munich on Tuesday. He only managed to play for 16 minutes.In a tweet, Richards subsequently offered to give “20k of my own money to anyone who convinces me their charity needs it most”. Advertisement £25,000 givenIn the end Richards decided to give £25,000, given the wide range of causes proposed. He gave followers one day in which to respond.