"For the last 15 years it has made 30 percent of its income from the sale of T-shirts to visitors to the building in Ordsall and online.
Many are inspired by The Smiths who posed for an iconic photograph outside the 1904 red-brick club for the inner-sleeve of their The Queen Is Dead album.
Now it has come up with a novel auction in a bid to raise funds.
Sample T-shirts in different colourings or trial prints have been made into 30 masks - modelled on a bust of Morrissey."
The Smiths-inspired face cover to help plug Salford Lads Club's £60k shortfall
"I thought the idea of a mask to raise funds along with the good news about vaccines would be a message of hope for re-opening next year."
From their site itself:
Mask me, Mask me, Mask me
Like many small charities the past year has impacted on our ability to raise funds, and we have lost over £60,000 of our income. A great deal of this is because we have had to close our doors to vi…