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Francis House new mascot meets Manchester United star Ryan Giggs and Fred the Red
8:00am Thursday 1st November 2012 in News
NORTH West children’s hospice Francis House has unveiled a new mascot - and he came face to face with football legend Ryan Giggs.
Francis Mouse, a life sized furry mouse, will help promote the work of the hospice that provides care and support for children and their families with life-limiting conditions.
Francis Mouse donned his sports kit to meet up with Manchester Unitefd star Ryan and Fred the Red at United’s training ground in Carrington.
Ryan said: “I’ve visited Francis House and seen for myself the amazing work that takes place at the Children’s Hospice. I’m happy to welcome Francis Mouse to Manchester United, I’m sure he’ll put a smile on many faces and really help Francis House with their fundraising activities.”
Francis House Children’s Hospice, one of the charity partners of the Manchester United Foundation, had a visit recently from Sir Alex Ferguson and defender Jonny Evans to lay the first cornerstone of a new £3.5 million seven bedroom extension.