11 August, 2022

Rain of stuffed animals for homeless children at the Benito Villamarín football stadium

Benito Villamarín State in Spain, was the protagonist of collecting the largest amount of stuffed animals for children at Christmas time. Photo: Courtesy.
By Dennis Aguillón

Spain – The day 17 of the first division of Spanish football was the protagonist in the Benito Villamarín stadium that was filled with thousands of stuffed animals thrown from the stands by the fans.

The collection was made during the break, since in the coming days they will be delivered to different associations and NGOs to help the most needy children, said stuffed animals were thrown on the grass in a solidarity initiative.

Fans who were present at the Benito Villamarín stadium threw stuffed animals on the grass in support of the campaign. Photo: Courtesy.

It should be noted that this activity is a Christmas tradition that takes place in the Betic stadium on Christmas Eve, this appointment could not be made in the 2020 by the pandemic and the absence of the public in the stands, this time he came back with force in the game he faced this Sunday Real Betis who scored 4 goals against Real Sociedad 0.

Some not only brought a stuffed animal but also left toys on arrival at the stadium,  in the rain of stuffed animals a total of 19 thousand toys were collected.

A fan of Real Betis and Real Sociedad launched stuffed animals to support the campaign to donate a toy for Christmas. Photo: Courtesy.

Soccer clubs have a large audience in society and take the opportunity to support some campaigns that have benefits to help homeless children.