Support by uhlsport will benefit children with heart conditions.
Specialist goalkeeper brand Uhlsport will be using the European Championship in Poland and the Ukraine to help rase funds for the Robert Enke foundation. Uhlsport will be equipping all their endorsed goalkeepers with the special Ergonomic Supersoft “We take action” Euro 2012 goalkeeper gloves, the glove has been made with the national colours of Poland and the Ukraine to suit the occasion and which have a bright red palm to make them visually distinct.
Uhlsport has also developed a limited European Championship special collection around its core product which is now on sale at most specialist sport retailers.
A proportion of the proceeds from this collection is being donated to the ROBERT-ENKE-FOUNDATION and will help renovate and equip an outpatients’ room for children with heart conditions at the paediatric unit in Hanover.
“The ROBERT-ENKE-FOUNDATION gives Uhlsport the opportunity to actively support a facility that will benefit children with heart conditions.There was no question for us that we wanted to do that during the European Championship said”, Melanie Steinhilber, head of marketing and sponsoring at Uhlsport.
Children suffering from heart defects have a reduced life expectancy. The paediatrics unit at Hanover medical school takes extra special care of them and is supported by the ROBERT-ENKE-FOUNDATION.
“We thank uhlsport, the long-standing partner of Robert Enke, for the exceptional support for the foundation which bears his name” said Jan Baßler Managing Director of the ROBERT-ENKE-FOUNDATION.
The European Championship collection is part of the uhlsport WE TAKE ACTION campaign, which combines all ecological and social action at uhlsport.
Uhlsport goalkeepers at the European Championship
Pepe Reina, Spanish national team, FC Liverpool
Hugo Lloris, French national team, Olympique Lyonnais
Cédric Carrasso, French national team, FC Girondins de Bordeaux
Ron-Robert Zieler, German national team, Hannover 96
Lukasz Fabianski, Polish national team, Arsenal London
Przemysław Tytoń, Polish national team, PSV Eindhoven
Michel Vorm, Dutch national team, Swansea FC
Stipe Pletikosa, Croatian national team, FK Rostov
Andrey Pyatov, Ukrainian national team, FC Shakhtar Donetsk