The Red Cross will assists 11 FC Barcelona members with reduced mobility in their journey to Madrid. This endeavor is part of the We’ll accompany you! project which started in February.

The four Red Cross volunteers, who will accompany the FC Barcelona members to the Vicente Calderón, will coordinate two different trips. The first involves a modified vehicle that will depart from Bellver de Cerdanya, and the second will be by high-speed train trip, the train will leave from the Sants station in Barcelona.

Once in Madrid, the volunteers will assists and facilitate entry into the stadium for the Barça members and other fans with disabilities that make the trip to the Spanish capital.

One year of experience

This special service, which was online before of the Copa del Rey Final in Mestalla (Valencia), in April of 2011, saw nine Red Cross volunteers, there was a professional nurse among them, assisted six Barça members in the trip south to Valencia.

Since February, the project We’ll accompany you! has helped a total of 78 people in 13 different matches (9 in the Liga, 1 in the Cup and 3 in the Champions League) during games at the Camp Nou and the Red Cross has assisted in the transport of 12 fans from their homes to the stadium.  This initiative is made possible by the willful participation of 222 Red Cross volunteers.

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