Norwich City FC wear Railway Children shirts in their fixture against Everton FC

Aviva donates NCFC shirt sponsorship

On 23 February 2013, Norwich City FC proudly wore the Railway Children logo on their shirts.

This weekend the same will happen again! Keep an eye on #Take5 to find out how you can get involved again.
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Find out what happened last year:

Norwich City FC sported the special shirts for their Premier League clash with Everton at Carrow Road.

Along with fans and other celebrity 'tweeters', NCFC Director Stephen Fry showed his support by using #1every5 in his tweets to help raise much-needed funds and awareness of the fact one child runs away every five minutes in the UK.

Aviva are set to donate £97,774 to Railway Children after the overwhelming goodwill shown by fans who tweeted their support on Saturday during the #1every5 twitter campaign.

For the second year running, Norwich City FC players proudly wore Railway Children's logo on their shirts during their Barclays Premier League triumph over Everton, to lend their support to sponsor Aviva's UK charity partner, and to help raise awareness of the fact that one child runs away from home every five minutes in the UK.

For every tweet or retweet posted on Twitter on match day including the hashtag #1every5, Aviva pledged to donate £1 to Railway Children with the aim of reaching a target of £18,000. Last season, the community game activity raised £10,000.

Overwhelmed by the support of the British public - which included tweets from NCFC Director Stephen Fry, TV Presenter Jake Humphreys and Radio DJ Chris Moyles as well as NCFC footballers led by club captain Grant Holt - Aviva have generously increased their donation to £97,774.

This reflects the full number of 97,774 individual tweets or retweets using the hashtag that were generated during the 24 hours of Saturday 23rd February, raising valuable awareness and vital funds for Railway Children.

Thank you again for your amazing support!

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