Matt King 2013 Christmas cards now SOLD OUT!
The RFL Benevolent Fund’s 2013 Christmas cards, which have been designed by the inspirational Matt King OBE, have now sold out.
All proceeds from the sale of the Christmas cards go to the RFL Benevolent Fund, which supports Rugby League players whose lives are affected by serious injuries sustained while playing the game.
RFL Benevolent Fund General Manager Steve Ball said: "I would like to thank Matt for all his help in producing this terrific card, and the Rugby League public for their generous support."
Matt was seriously injured playing for London Broncos Academy in 2004 when, two weeks after his 17th birthday he was left completely paralysed below the neck level and unable to breathe independently.
Since then, the RFL Benevolent Fund has provided financial and practical assistance to Matt which has allowed him to gain a first class honours degree in law and a greater level of independence.
Matt has been inspiration in raising funds for the RFL Benevolent Fund and spinal injuries charities, with this the third year that he has been involved in designing the official RFL Benevolent Fund Christmas card.
Matthew was a torchbearer for the London 2012 Olympics and was awarded an OBE for his fundraising achievements in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List last year.
The limited edition Christmas cards cost £10 for a pack of 12 cards.
For more information about Rugby League Cares and the RFL Benevolent Fund, as well as details on how to donate to the charities, please visit www.rugbyleaguecares.org.