Wrexham FC owners Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney donate £10k to player’s fundraiser

Wrexham FC’s owners have made a very generous donation to a player’s fundraiser.

Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenny have donated £10,000 to a fundraiser set up by Wrexham FC midfielder, Jordan Davies, and his partner.

Davies’ baby, Arthur, was ‘born sleeping’ on 14th December 2021 and a GoFundMe was set up in memory of their little boy - with funds going to Sands, the stillbirth and neonatal death society.

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Davies’ partner, Kelsey Edwards, said they would be “forever grateful” to the charity after they were able to use a suite - funded by Sands- for grieving families away from the labour ward at the Wrexham Maelor Hospital.

Wrexham’s owners made the generous donation in memory of Arthur along with their wives, actresses Blake Lively and Kaitlin Olson.

The GoFundMe page reached £14,000 by January 4 - four days after it was set up by the Wrexham midfielder.

When did Reynolds & McElhenney buy Wrexham FC?

In November 2020, Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney bought Wrexham FC - with the deal completed in the following February.

The Hollywood duo reportedly injected roughly £2 million into the football club as they became owners of the Welsh side.

Reynolds and McElhenney attended their first Wrexham match at the Racecourse Ground in October as the Red Dragons were held to a 1-1 draw by Torquay.

Wrexham have since made some high profile signings including Cambridge United striker Paul Mullin and Cheltenham Town captain Ben Tozer.

They currently sit third in the National League - four points from top.