16 Apr Notre Dame fire: Paris Saint-Germain to assist finance efforts
Paris Saint-Germain along with the LFP have vowed to back efforts to renew the church and encourage the firefighters who handled the blaze.
Paris Saint-Germain have claimed fundraising initiatives to help the recovery of Notre Dame palace after Monday’s fire.
The 850-year old masterpiece continued extensive damage following a blaze, believed to be unintentional, was detected towards the middle of the construction where renovation work has been completed.
The roofing has been mostly destroyed along with the spire collapsed before firefighters brought the episode under control a few 15 hours afterwards.
Ligue 1 leaders PSG have vowed to encourage both the recovery efforts as well as the emergency services who fought to extinguish the flame and ensure numerous invaluable artefacts may be saved.
“In the wake of the fire which ravaged a part of the Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral, Paris Saint-Germain shares the immense emotion of Parisians, the French people and people around the globe who’ve been shocked and saddened by this tragedy,” the club said in a statement on Tuesday.
“The team has already begun to bring together each of its key stakeholders, chief partners and enormous community of lovers both in Paris and overseas, aiming to begin or take part in a string of initiatives like fundraising events which are going to be a part of their enormous effort to reconstruct the cathedral from these years.
“Paris Saint-Germain would also like to express its respect and solidarity towards the Paris Fire Brigade, whose devotion and bravery made it feasible to conquer the fires and restrict the degree of the harm. The club may also give support to the firefighters.”
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The Paris Saint-Germain household will offer long-term aid for its renovation of Notre-Dame de Paris.
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France’s Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP) also plans to offer financial aid for your repair attempts.
“That is help that we will co-ordinate with players at French football,” LFP president Nathalie Boy de la Tour explained.
“We’ll maintain solidarity in this drama, which has touched us all.”