Marcel Brands and Denise Barrett-Baxendale were among the prominent Everton
figures who joined a nationwide round of applause at 8pm on Thursday to salute
frontline NHS workers.
The Clap for Carers [CFC] campaign was launched as a means of expressing gratitude to the doctors, nurses, carers and other NHS staff battling to treat and contain coronavirus.
People applauded and cheered from their windows and balconies, with the country operating under strict government guidelines to remain indoors and limit the spread of the virus.
the countrywide gesture of thanks because “during these unprecedented times
they [NHS staff] need to know that we are grateful”.
first-teamers Theo Walcott, Michael Keane, Gylfi Sigurdsson, Anthony Gordon and
Joao Virginia, along with women’s pair Izzy Christiansen and Dan Turner and
manager Willie Kirk and Under-23s captain Morgan Feeney, joined Portuguese
midfielder Gomes, Director of Football Brands and Barrett-Baxendale, the Club’s
CEO, in showing their appreciation for the selfless and unstinting work being
done by NHS staff and health workers around the world to keep us all safe.
Everton last week began its Blue Family campaign designed to provide assistance and support for the most vulnerable, isolated and at-risk members of society across Liverpool and beyond.
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has also seen the Club and charity introduce a referral form enabling fans and
the wider public to refer people they believe might need a friendly voice to
speak to at this difficult time.
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During the coronavirus pandemic, people are reminded to stay at home to support the NHS and help save lives. For full details of the Government guidance, visit here.