Entries by EFL Trust

Wigan Athletic Aim to Raise £100,000 to Buy Homeless Centre

Wigan Athletic have teamed up with local homelessness charity ‘The Brick’ for a second season to help rebuild the lives of people facing homelessness, poverty and debt crisis across Wigan and Leigh. The Wigan-based charity will work closely with Latics throughout the 2018/19 season to aim to raise an incredible £100,000 to buy the Brick […]

Families Can Cook Up A Treat With Stevenage

Stevenage FC Foundation, in partnership with Stevenage Borough Council, Co-Op and North Herts College are launching a new FREE 8-week course for families to rediscover the fun in cooking. The Community Kitchen project has been created to give families the opportunity to get new ideas on cooking healthy, fun meals without breaking the bank and […]

Newport County Search for Life Saving Donor

MARROW FOR MARLEY CAMPAIGN COMES TO RODNEY PARADE Newport County are opening their gates before their game with Yeovil Town early  this Saturday  in a bid to find a potentially life saving bone marrow donor for a six year old Marley Nicholls Marley who has recently been diagnosed with a rare condition called Aplastic Anaemia.  […]

EFL Trust Conference Hailed as ‘Best Ever’

Charities representing EFL clubs from across the country came together at St George’s Park this week for the EFL Trust’s Annual Conference. The network of 72 EFL Club Community Organisations reach over 1 million people each year with project and activities that the improve health, inspire education, reduce crime and bring communities together.  The EFL […]

Latics ‘Life Changing’ Charity Reaches Work More than 12,000

Wigan Athletic Community Trust have this week are delighted to release their latest report, which demonstrates the positive impact on more than 12,000 people in Wigan and the surrounding area over the past year. The Community Trust works in partnership with Wigan Athletic to Improve Health, Enhance Life Chances and Create Stronger, Safer Communities. The […]

Luton Town Disability Team Benefits from Checkatrade

The Checkatrade Trophy has returned – and for some in attendance across the country, the competition offered a rare opportunity to experience a live match under the floodlights. As official sponsor of the competition, Checkatrade gave each home team twenty tickets to giveaway to supporters who otherwise may have not been able to attend the […]

Football and Tennis Join to Get More Children Playing Sport

In a high profile week for both tennis and football, the Tennis Foundation and the EFL Trust have announced a new partnership that will see both sports work together to change lives. The two national sports charities are joining forces to expand the delivery of the Tennis Foundation’s SERVES project through the EFL Trust’s Football […]

Pride brings Charlton family together

More than 75 people joined a Charlton Athletic group at the Pride in London parade on Saturday 7 July, marching through Central London for the annual celebration of LGBTQI+ rights. Pride in London saw Charlton Athletic Community Trust (CACT) celebrate the success of LGBTQI+ friendly football team CACT Invicta FC and LGBTQI+ supporters’ group Proud […]

RIP Sam Tonge – 1988-2018

We are deeply saddened to learn of the sudden passing of Scunthorpe United’s Sam Tonge at his home on the morning of Friday 29th June, at the age of just 30. Sam was a key member of the club’s Community Sport & Education Trust, managing the highly successful National Citizen Service scheme as well as […]