DT38 Official Newsletter – Channel38 – May Edition

Welcome to the DT38 Foundation May newsletter, Channel38.

This is where we bring together all the very latest developments, events and support stories at DT38.

It’s also a chance for us to share important information about the work we do to raise awareness of testicular cancer around schools and in communities as well as publicly offering our thanks to the many people who support us in our endeavours.

EFL Play-Off Glory For DT38 Ambassadors

Huge congratulations to DT38 Patron Mile Jedinak who won promotion to the Premier with Aston Villa FC at Wembley on May 27.

DT38 Patron Mile Jedinak with Founder Tracy Tombides
at the Aston Villa FC Celebration Party

And just the day before former Dylan Tombides Award winner and DT38 Ambassador Josh Cullen set-up the goal that clinched promotion for Charlton Athletic FC at the home of football during their 2-1 triumph against AFC Sunderland.

Earlier in the season fellow Ambassadors Elliot Lee, George Moncur and Dan Potts won promotion to The Championship after winning the League One title with Luton Town FC.

DT38 at the Perth Glory MGP Awards

DT38’s Donna Guiffre with Chris De Lima with Michael & Jacob De Lima

We were delighted to attend the Perth Glory FC Most Glorious Player Awards on April 30th.

There were many highlights on the night including our presentation of the ‘DT38 Foxtel Youth League Most Glorious Player of the Year’ to midfielder Henry Hore.

The event was held at the Crown Towers Ballroom and we are very grateful for the hospitality afforded to us on what was a great night.

New DT38 Hoodie Now Available

We’re delighted this month to launch the first DT38 Hoodie, following calls for such a garment from supporters of our charity.

The all-new, super cool clothing, with distressed white logo, is now available online in black with a size range of aged 5 to adult XXL. It is priced at £25 & all profits will be used to support our campaign against #testicularcancer

This product is currently available in our UK shoponly.

West Ham United Legends Q & A

Luděk Mikloško, Taylor Tombides, Tony Gale, Tracy Tombides, Julian Dicks & Steve Lomas

We had a brilliant time at an evening of West Ham United legends on May 2ndorganised by supporters of the Hammers who raised £1,000 for our charity on the night.

Former West Ham stars took part in a Q & A including Luděk Mikloško, Tony Gale, Julian Dicks and Steve Lomas.

Hammer fans’ group Any Old Irons raffled two tickets for the session and donated the proceeds to DT38.

Thank you to all involved for the invite to the event in Romford and for the amazing donations.

The Fifth Dylan Tombides Award Winner Crowned

We were thrilled to attend the West Ham United Player Awards on May 8th, at the InterContinental London. 

Ajibola Alese won the fifth Dylan Tombides Award, an accolade to recognise the best Academy player over the 2018/19 season.

Previous winners of the award are Josh Cullen, Conor Coventry, Domingos Quina and DT38 Ambassador Declan Rice who picked up three awards on the night.

The England international won Young Player of the Year, Players’ Player of the Year and Individual Performance of the Year.

Thank you to West Ham United for inviting us to this star-studded event.

Running the Asics London 10k for DT38

We were very pleased to have been awarded ten places for the Asics London 10k on July 21st, 2019, and so were you it seems.

Within hours of offering these spots to our supporters on social media, all but three of them had been snapped up!

If you would like take one of these remaining three places and run this race for DT38 contact

For the latest information on race applications and availability, please keep an eye on our social media.

Many Happy Returns

There was a lucky seven birthdays among our DT38 Ambassadors in May.

DT38 Ambassador Mark Noble turned 32 on May 8th

On May 5th, Aussie motor racing star Adam Marjoram turned 25 and on the 8thHammers captain Mark Noble was 32.

On May 8, Fox Sports presenter Heather Miller celebrated her big day as did DT38 Committee Member Erica Pass just three days later.  

Maidstone United FC winger Blair Turgott was 25 on May 22nd and on the 24thfellow pro footballer Jordan Spence was 29.

Mark Lee former football player and now professional coach was 39 on May 31st.

Picture of the Month

Every month we receive so many amazing pictures of people showing their support of DT38 but we have to narrow it down to one, to crown our “Picture of the Month”.

Fox Sports Commentator Simon Hill Flying the Flag

So, this month we’ve gone for this image of Fox Sports football commentator Simon Hill.

Just look at DT38 Ambassador Simon ‘flaying the flag’ for our charity at the Perth Glory v Adelaide United A League semi final and he was on the microphone that day too. What a legend! 

Sharing the Love 

We are so grateful to more than 30,000 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 June.

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 tracylee@dt38.orgor connect with us on Twitter Facebook or Instagram