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The stars come out to support children with leukemia

On Thursday November 16, Como 1907 hosted a charity gala to raise funds for Quelli Che.. con LUCA Onlus, a local charity supporting a leading childhood leukaemia research centre specialising in less invasive and painful treatments.

“These are the kind of evening that is good for the soul. We all know the purpose and that is the most important thing.” Alessandro Bellemo, Como 1907 Captain

“We’re here for a great cause, I’m looking forward to have a positive impact.” Ed Westwick, British Actor (Gossip Girl)

“I cannot even imagine what these parents or these children go through so to support that and raise funds for that is really special” Amy Jackson, Bollywood Actress

“It’s an amazing cause and obviously a club that has always been super welcoming so to be able to make the trip over and see familiar places in one of the most beautiful places in the world, it should be a beautiful night.” Liam MacDevitt, BBC reporter

“The main purpose is to help the children, it’s a charitable purpose and it’s the most important thing. It’s also nice for everyone to gather here together in a fantastic villa like this one. I’m happy that we all can be here.” Patrick Cutrone, Como 1907 forward

“All athletes should do things like this, because trying to help people who are less fortunate than you are is always a good thing to do. This evening that Como 1907 organised with exactly this reason is a beautiful initiative from the part of the club and the president.” Pietro Vierchowod, Como 1907 Legend

Tyra Banks, American model, was so moved by the story of Quelli Che..con LUCA Onlus, she visited the research lab in Monza the next day.

“I’m thrilled to be part of this extraordinary initiative that combines art, music, and football for a great cause.” Craig David Presents TS5, British artist

“It was such an honour to be a part of such a special event, thank you again for having me” Maria Taktouk, Lebanese artist

The night also featured Italian artists Levante and Clara.