BetFred Founder Fred Done Donates Shop Profits To Charity

With Cheltenham 2019 well under way this week, punters will be busy placing bets on the four day event, one of the largest racing events in the UK.


Fred Done, founder of Betfred sports betting has pledged to give all profits made in the betting shops on the first day of the racing event to a children’s charity close to his heart.Fred’s wife Mo lost her battle with a brain tumour last year, the Royal Manchester children’s Hospital have an appeal to raise money for a Intra-Operative Magnetic Resonance Imaging (iMRI) Scanner, Fred, who originated from Manchester decided to make a pledge to donate profits from the 4 day event to the appeal.

Donate Taxes

He went on to add, if the HM Government would donate taxes from the profits this would also be paid directly to the appeal. It’s not sure whether the betting outlets will make a profit on the day but he has pledged to donate at the very least £100,000.The hospital are looking at raising £4Million for the scanner, if anybody would like to contribute a donation however large or small you can do so here:

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