Join us in a remarkable act of kindness as we launch the early auction for the first of two Supporting Sophie events! 

Sophie Grey, our cherished Facilities Manager, has faced an unimaginable tragedy, losing her family home in a devastating fire at the start of July in Haverhill. Let’s come together to support Sophie on her journey to recovery.

Due to the overwhelming interest in the signed football shirts, we’re excited to announce the launch of our early bird auction online and their starting bid prices. This is your exclusive opportunity to secure incredible memorabilia pieces while contributing to helping Sophie and her family. 

Here’s a glimpse of the signed shirts you can bid on:

  1. Chelsea’s Moisés Caicedo – Starting at £150 – CURRENT BID £250
  2. Tottenham’s James Maddison – Starting at £125 – CURRENT BID £200
  3. England’s Jack Grealish – Starting at £100 – CURRENT BID £250
  4. Arsenal’s Declan Rice – Starting at £150 – CURRENT BID £250
  5. Soccer Aid 2023, signed by Stormzy, Chunkz, Tom Grennan, and many more! – Starting at £125
  6. Arsenal’s Gabriel Jesus – Starting at £150
  7. Arsenal shirt signed by the full 2023/24 squad boxed with authenticity certificate – Starting at £250

And guess what? We have a few more surprises in store, so keep those eyes peeled for updates!

How to Place Your Bid:

Participating in our early auction is a breeze. Follow these simple steps to make your bid count:

  1. Email your bid to and include the following information:
    • Full Name: [Your Full Name]
    • Shirt: [Name of the Shirt You’re Bidding On]
    • Starting Bid: [Your Initial Bid]
    • Contact Number: [Your Contact Number]

Once we receive your bid, you will receive a confirmation email. Please be aware that for bids exceeding £250, you may be asked to provide a 50% deposit. If you don’t win the auction, rest assured that your deposit will be refunded promptly.

Mark Your Calendars: Auction Deadline

The early auction will conclude on Friday, 8th September at 10pm. This gives you ample time to submit your bids and compete for these fantastic items.

Get Your Raffle Tickets Online

If you’re feeling lucky and want to win some incredible prizes, like four tickets to the 80’s Rewind Event, or maybe dinner for two at Colne Valley Arms Sunday Carvery – we’ve got you covered. You can now purchase your raffle tickets online through the following link:

Our raffle is your chance to walk away with some amazing prizes while contributing to a worthy cause. 

Let’s unite as a community and make Sophie’s Sunday Funday event unforgettable. Your generous bids will go a long way in helping Sophie rebuild her life.

Thank you for being part of the Supporting Sophie. Together, we can make a profound difference in Sophie’s life and create a brighter future.