Entries by EFL Trust

Over 10,000 young people make a difference with EFL Trust

This week during #iwill week, we are celebrating the #PowerOfYouth in the EFL Trust network. Our Impact In 2019, through the NCS programme, over 10,000 young people have volunteered over 130,000 hours of their time making a difference in their local communities across the country. These hours have amounted to some incredible impact: 650 Social […]

Utilita launch Kids & Girls Cup partnership

  Utilita, the Official Title Partner of the Kids and Girls Cup competitions, marked the launch of their partnership with the EFL with a tournament which took place at Brentford FC. Schoolchildren from Rabbsfarm, Marlborough and St Anselm’s Primary Schools took part in a six-a-side tournament to mark the start of the partnership and celebrate […]

Plymouth Argyle’s Changing Room programme inspiring brighter futures

  Mickey McCloskey, who admits he ‘lost 22 years of his life to drug and alcohol abuse’, is using his troubled past to inspire unemployed adults with substance misuse in Plymouth to find work through Plymouth Argyle Community Trust’s Changing Room programme. Changing Room is one of many programmes that the EFL Trust offers through […]

Millers recognised as Sports Upstander at #NO2H8CRIME awards

Rotherham United were delighted to see the Community Sports Trust honoured with the recognition of winning #NO2H8CRIME’s Sports Upstander Award at last night’s ceremony in London. Head of Community Jamie Noble was on hand to receive the coveted accolade which saw the Millers recognised for their efforts in the local community to stamp out hate […]

Natalie: “Match Fit was the best thing I ever did, I now have a full-time role and can actually go on holidays with my son!”

Natalie moved to Blackpool 5 years ago as a single mother She struggled to find full-time work because of her criminal record After job searching for months, she came across the Match Fit Traineeship at Blackpool FC Community Trust The programme helped her get employed as a full-time cleaner and massively improved her confidence Natalie […]

Peter: “Since being a part of Wycombe Wanderers’ Football Fans in Training, I have now ran the 6.8 mile walk that led to my heart attack three times.”

Peter Jemmett, a 61 year-old from Wycombe, has significantly improved his health through Wycombe Wanderers Sports and Education Trust’s Football Fans in Training (FFIT) programme after suffering a heart attack whilst walking. In April 2013, Peter was diagnosed with unstable angina after suffering a severe angina attack whilst walking to Adams Park to attend a […]

Cardiff City celebrate Black History Month

Cardiff City FC Foundation (the Foundation), the official charity of Cardiff City Football Club, were joined by Cardiff City first team squad members Curtis Nelson and Leandro Bacuna as they celebrated Cardiff’s rich cultural heritage as part of Black History Month. Working with Race Council Cymru, the Foundation welcomed young people from Cardiff, Barry, Ebbw […]