DT38 Newsletter “Channel38” – June 2023

Welcome to the DT38 June 2023 newsletter, Channel38.

It’s been another busy month for DT38 and we’re here to share some of the very latest news, events and stories involving our charity.

It’s also an opportunity for us to pass on vital information about the work we do raising awareness of testicular cancer across the world, around schools and in communities as well as publicly showing gratitude for the many people who support us in our work.

Men and boys: Remember to check yourselves on the first of every month, it could save your life!

DT38 Ambassador Scott Jamieson Retires from Football

We would like to send huge congratulations to DT38 Ambassador Scott Jameson on an outstanding career, following the announcement that he has retired from football.

“Jamo” won four caps for the Socceroos and in club football he enjoyed stints at Adelaide United, Sydney FC, Perth Glory, Western Sydney Wanderers and Melbourne City where he was club Captain until the end of this season.

He was a highly respected defender who will now be moving into a coaching role at MCFC.

In a statement, the Club’s coach Rado Vidosic said: “He’s been a fantastic servant, leader and gentleman. It has been an honour to coach him and to be part of his last season as a player.”

Way to go Jamo, thank you for all of the support you have given to DT38 and for everything you’ve done for Australian football.

We salute you!

Buy 2 DT38 Polo Shirts for Just £15

Sound the sale klaxon!

We have a limited sale at the DT38 store that you won’t want to miss.

We are currently offering TWO DT38 polo shirts for just £15.

They’re available in both black and white and the items are sold at £10 each (outside of the promotion).

To take advantage of this outstanding offer visit our shop here https://dt38foundation.myshopify.com

All monies received for the sale of DT38 merchandise are used to support our work raising awareness of testicular cancer.

The “DT38 Derby” is Fast Approaching

West Ham United FC’s big game against Perth Glory FC is fast approaching and we cannot wait to be there!

The match – known as the “DT38 Derby” – is part of the Premier League club’s pre-season tour of Australia.

Earlier this year West Ham United FC icon and DT38 Ambassador Carlton Cole visited HBF Park to meet Jim Tombides and other DT38 officials to launch the special summer fixture for both of DT38’s top league partner clubs.

The game takes place on July 15th and there MAY still be a few tickets available. Check out the box office here https://optusstadium.com.au/football-in-perth

Star-studded DT38 UK Golf Day – SOLD OUT

We are thrilled to announce that DT38’s third annual UK Golf Day has completely sold out.

The event takes place at Langdon Hills Golf & Country Club on August 15th and features a host of former Hammers stars.

DT38 Ambassador Tony Cottee will play on the day alongside Sir Trevor Brooking, Alan Curbishley, Tony Gale, George Parris and Geoff Pike, with a number of other stars yet to be announced.

The fundraiser will involve a round of golf for the Hammers icons and supporters followed by talks from Tracy Tombides and some of the other big names.

There will then be a dinner and auction, all part of a day to support DT38’s work raising awareness of testicular cancer.

Massive thanks to Ian Morgan of E13 Events and Terry Moncur of Langdon Hills Golf & Country Club for everything you’ve done so far!

We cannot wait!

West Ham United Win Europa Conference League

What a night it was!

June 7th, 2023 will live long in our memories as our partner club West Ham United FC lifted their first European trophy for 43 years.

With DT38 Ambassadors Declan Rice on the pitch, Carlton Cole on the TV gantry and Hammers media man Rob Pritchard reporting from the stands, to name but a few, we had a lot of representation on what was a most memorable night!

That Jarrod Bowen goal will live long in our memories, huge congratulations to everyone at the Club and thanks for the memories!

New DT38 Ambassador

We were delighted to say a very warm hello to two new DT38 Ambassadors this month.

Firstly we were thrilled to welcome footballer Will Aimson of League One club Exeter City FC.

Defender Will is a former team mate of Taylor Tombides and will help us raise awareness of DT38 and testicular cancer going forward.

Former West Ham United FC staff member Paul Tigue has also joined our burgeoning cohort of Ambassadors.

Paul was Head of Education during Dylan Tombides’ time at the Club.

He will also now support DT38 by helping us raise awareness of testicular cancer.

Great to have you both onboard!

Will Aimson Makes Appeal for Males to Check Themselves Once a Month

No sooner had Will Aimson signed up as a DT38 Ambassador, than he was already busy helping us spread the word.

Will produced content especially for us as part of our campaign to raise awareness about the importance of self checking once a month.

The Exeter City FC defender helped us by making a video in June to encourage men and boys to check their testicles on the first day of every month.

The clip was the latest installment of DT38’s Check 1-Two Campaign, which launched in 2020.

It was launched because early detection of any symptoms of testicular cancer can dramatically increase your chances of surviving the disease.

Did you know? Self-checking is simple, you can do it in bed, in the shower, on the couch or anywhere private, and it could save your life!

Will is the latest in a very large group of great people – including many famous faces – who have chosen to back our campaign.

Keep an eye out for who’s going to make an appearance on July 1st.

Watch Will’s video here: https://youtube.com/shorts/wpS46rCDnRs?feature=share

Enter the Boxing Ring for DT38 in November

The search is on for people to take part in Awareness Below The Belt 5, our White Collar Boxing event in November.

This spectacular occasion is a fixture in the DT38 calendar and has been a tremendous success in previous years.

We’re looking for people of any gender over the age of 18 who have no boxing experience to take part in a supervised boxing match at London’s prestigious York Hall on November 12th.

Invite friends and family and make a day of it, as you take on the challenge of a lifetime.

If you’re interested in taking part please email tracylee@dt38.co.uk

Become a DT38 Ambassador

Would you like to become an Ambassador of DT38 alongside the likes of Declan Rice, Mark Noble, Sam Kerr & Carlton Cole?

A whole host of top folks from the world of football and beyond have been offering their time and support to DT38 for years and now we’re offering prestigious Ambassador roles to the open world for the first time.

If you think you can support DT38 and our work raising awareness of testicular cancer, check out our registration page where you’ll find out more information and how you can get involved.

If you become a DT38 you’ll be added to the Ambassadors page on our UK and Australia websites alongside many superstars from the world of football and beyond and just think how good it could look on your CV!

We’ll also send you a merchandise pack of goodies to help you spread the word!

Find out more and register here: https://dt38.co.uk/volunteers

Recycle Your Empty Cartons in WA and Help DT38 (and the Planet)

It is now SO EASY to support DT38 when you recycle your food and household cartons in Western Australia.

We are a nominated charity to benefit from Containers For Change and with the launch of the new “mobile pass” it is easier than ever to help us and the planet at the same time!

There are three simple steps to help the environment and our charity through this initiative.

1. Collect eligible containers

Most aluminium, glass, plastic, steel and liquid paperboard drink containers between 150ml and 3L are eligible.

2.Take them to a refund point

There are different types of refund points across Western Australia, so find the right one for you.

3. Earn a refund or donate

You’ll receive 10 cents for every eligible container you return which you can keep or DONATE.

We benefit from cartons you deposit at Containers For Change drop off points in WA and with the new mobile pass you can register your deposits to DT38 and download our scheme ID to your mobile wallet so it’s there every time you need it.

To access the DT38 Mobile Pass: https://www.pass2u.net/d/hhcpL4hpCPpt?t=qr_code&openExternalBrowser=1

For more information Containers For Change pay them a virtual visit https://www.containersforchange.com.au/wa/

Help keep men & boys safe & win a pack of DT38 goodies!

This is your chance to snaffle a box of fantastic DT38 merchandise and help raise awareness of the risks of testicular cancer at the same time.

For a chance of winning a pack of goodies including a DT38 book, tee-shirt & hoodie, all you need to do is send us a video of you/friends/family spreading the message “Check Yourselves Down Under on the 1st of Every Month with DT38” and if we share yours on the 1st of the month on our social media channels, you’ll win the prize!

What are you waiting for? Time to get creative and send us in your videos via facebook, Twitter or to tracylee@dt38.co.uk

Many Happy Returns

A happy hat trick of birthdays were celebrated in June across our brilliant DT38 team.

On June 15th our wonderful Head of Media & Operations in Australia Donna Giuffre celebrated her big day and on June 19th it was “Many Happy Returns” to our truly inspiring DT38 Co-Founder Tracy Tombides.

On the 24th DT38 Patron Daniel Garb celebrated his big day!

A huge Happy Birthday one and all!

Picture of the Month

We have been gleefully inundated with so many wonderful piccies of you with your DT38 gear, please keep them coming, we just love it!

So every month we give ourselves the extremely tough task of choosing a “Picture of the Month”, just for fun!

Drum roll…

This month we’ve got for this gorgeous photo of DT38 Ambassador Gary Carson’s granddaughter Ava and his wife Debbie.

It has broken the CUTE-O-METER!

Sharing the Love

We are so grateful to more than 35,000 people who follow and support us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.

Every month we receive so many shares, Retweets, likes and tags and we’re so grateful for each and every one of them, thank you.

And that brings to end this edition but we’ll be back with the next edition of Channel38 in July.

If you have helped DT38 in some way in recent times, please be sure to let us know so we can include it in one of our future newsletters. Contact dt38@dt38.co.uk or connect with us on Twitter Facebook Instagram YouTube and TikTok.

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