Leeds Building Society has donated £10,520 to Doncaster Rovers Football Club.
The mutual presented the club with a cheque at their home match with West Bromwich Albion on 10 April at the Keepmoat Stadium. The £10,520 cheque relates to 1% of the total balances in the Donny Rovers Saver account for 2009.
The Donny Rovers Saver Account is an exclusive account for supporters of Doncaster Rovers, which is only available through Leeds Building Society. By saving money in the Donny Rovers saver account fans are helping Doncaster Rovers. Each year Leeds Building Society presents a cheque to Doncaster Rovers, the amount of which is based on the cumulative balance of funds within every Donny Rovers saver account. The more that fans save, the more Doncaster Rovers receives and with tiered interest rates, the higher the interest customers will receive on their savings.
Since the launch of the Donny Rovers Saver in July 2004 over £27,000 has been donated to Doncaster Rovers Football Club.
Leeds Building Society chief executive Ian Ward said: “I was very pleased to attend the recent match between Doncaster and West Brom and present the 2009 affinity payment to Doncaster Rovers Managing Director Stuart Highfield. The facilities at the Keepmoat Stadium are superb the team played very well and were unlucky to lose on the day. I am passionate about supporting grassroots football in our heartland’s and this £10