Sir Paul Joins In A Campaign For Paralympic Athletes

» Further to the item the other day where it was revealed that Paul McCartney followed Everton. This was taken from part of an interview in which Sir Paul gave when he was talking about his participation in a campaign

MCCARTNEY IN PARALYMPICS CAMPAIGN

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY will appear in a British TV campaign for Paralympic athletes, urging the public to donate to the cause.

The former Beatle has joined forces with fundraising appeal Paralympics GB, which aims to send disabled athletes to the Paralympic Games in Beijing this year.

He will make a direct plea in a televised clip set to air on 7th July, asking for British viewers’ support in reaching the charity’s goal of 2 million pounds.

McCartney says, “I met Paralympic dressage rider Sophie Christiansen and was blown away by her skill, dedication and the fact she had won a gold medal for Britain, so I felt I had to do something.
“My suggestion was simple. Why not create an ad to highlight the work of ParalympicsGB and ask the public to give much-needed money.”

McCartney’s advert will premiere next week (07Jul08). Which is today. Keep an eye out for it

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