Former captain Ben Gibson is an ambassador for the Hospice and he was quick to round up some of his old team-mates to take part.

During the month of November, Boro’s Aden Flint, Adam Clayton, Jonny Howson and Dimi Konstantopoulos all pledged their support to the campaign by growing facial hair to help raise funds for the hospice.

Adam and Dimi concentrated on growing moustaches while Jonny and Aden focused on growing beards throughout November. 

£10,000 was the target set, which has been smashed through thanks to a pledge to double the amount raised.

You can still show your support by visiting our donation page