We are delighted to be partnered with Hibernian FC who have committed to support our NHS Heroes as they work through the biggest global health crises of our lifetime, the Coronavirus pandemic. The club and their fans have already raised almost £25,461.86 to date! Funds raised through this partnership will enable Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation to continue to provide additional support for our NHS Lothian colleagues, providing a fast and flexible response to meet any urgent and emerging needs, as well as supporting them in their long term recovery from the profound impact of the virus on their physical and emotional health and wellbeing.
We are thrilled with the outpouring of support received from the club and fans, from organising raffles to taking part in our Keepie Uppie Challenge. There’s lots you can get involved with, check out some of the amazing things that has taken place as part of the partnership and how you can support.
‘Thank you NHS’ strip transfers
The partnership kick started with the fantastic ‘Thank you NHS’ strip transfer. Fans could choose to pay £5 to apply the transfer onto their strips in support of NHS Lothian, £2.79 from each sale was donated to Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation. Read more…
Sunshine on Leith re-release by The Proclaimers – SOLD OUT
On 3 December 2020, Warner Music announced the reissue of Sunshine on Leith on 29 January 2021, pressed for the first time on 7” clear green vinyl. The Proclaimers are also releasing 100 limited edition signed copies which were available to pre-order from 3 December 2020 the record SOLD OUT in just a few days. £14.50 will be donated to Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation from the sale of each of the signed copies.
‘Sunshine on Leith’ is the highly emotive title track from the BPI certified platinum album, produced by Pete Wingfield. Over the years since its release, the poignant track has gone on to become an iconic Hibernian FC anthem. The single ‘Sunshine on Leith’ is available on special, limited edition, clear green vinyl, featuring cover artwork edited from the original 1988 single. This limited edition reissue is comprised of ‘Sunshine on Leith (Single Version)’ [4:29] on the A side alongside a live version, recorded at Barrowlands, Glasgow 10th May 1994 on the B side and has SOLD OUT. £6 will be donated from the sale of each record to Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation.
The Proclaimers are proud to be working in partnership with Hibernian FC and Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation, to bring you this special limited edition reissue in support of NHS Lothian.