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Adelaide United goalkeeper and Childhood Cancer ambassador, Joe Gauci, has pledged to donate for every save, point and clean sheet until the end of the 2023/24 A-League season to Childhood Cancer Association.
It is an incredible act of generosity by Gauci, who has been an ambassador of Childhood Cancer Association since March 2022.
Starting in Round 1, with the Reds’ clash with the Central Coast Mariners on Friday, 20th October, the 23-year-old will donate $10 for every Save, $20 for every Point and $100 for every Clean Sheet.
This is the third time that Gauci has pledged support with $20 per Save in previous seasons, which resulted in a $820 donation in 2022 and $1,100 in 2023.
Gauci is keen to give even more than he has in previous years while also challenging others to match his pledge or give whatever they can.
“As a proud ambassador of the Childhood Cancer Association, I feel it is important to continue to raise awareness of the tremendous work they do," Gauci said.
"It would be great if Reds fans and the broader South Australian community can get behind this important cause and help kids with cancer.
“Whether it’s $5 to lend a helping hand, $10 to match one of my Saves, or matching my pledge after each Game, it will make an even bigger impact - any contribution is greatly appreciated.”