Entries by EFL Trust

Trevor: “I’ve lost 6 stone in 2 years with Stevenage FC Foundation and it’s physically and mentally changed my life.”

Two years ago, Trevor Prowse, who was overweight and suffered from severe anxiety, never thought he would be able to do everyday activities like playing with his grandchild or talking to a stranger on the phone. It wasn’t until he was referred by his GP to meet Healthy Lifestyles Officer Hannah Marsh at Stevenage FC […]

Foundation of Light wins high praise from DCMS Select Committee

Sunderland AFC’s Foundation of Light has received high praise from the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee in its report “Changing Lives: the social impact of participation in culture and sport”, which was released today. The report considered how culture and sport can be used to tackle criminal justice, education and health issues, as […]

Active Minds Group proving a prolific hit, as Mansfield FC Football in the Community tackles Mental Health

Mansfield Town Football in the Community are delighted to announce that their proactive approach to tackling Mental Health is continuing to grow, having seen increased numbers attending their ‘Active Minds’ sessions. Taking place every Friday at the One Call Stadium, the ‘Active Minds’ sessions tackle Mental Health issues such as loneliness, low self-esteem & self-confidence, […]

EFL Trust are proud to support Amnesty #FootballWelcomes initiative

This weekend (27-28 April), more than 160 football Clubs across the country (44 of those Clubs from the EFL) are taking part in Amnesty’s Football Welcomes initiative. The campaign, now in its third year, sees football Clubs lay aside rivalries and come together to celebrate the contribution refugee players make to the beautiful game. From […]

National Siblings Day: Twins Grace and Lauren are excelling at Bristol City Community Trust

  On National Siblings Day we showcase the fantastic work of twin sisters Grace and Lauren Phillips who are second year students on Bristol City Community Trust’s football and futsal BTEC level 3 extended diploma in sport programme. After excelling in their studies, they are both on track to achieving the grade of triple distinction star […]

Teens tackle homelessness in Hull

17 teenagers from Yorkshire and Humber dedicated their time to help a homeless family move into a house as part of NCS Action Day. Partnering with Hull Homeless Community Project (HHCP), the group undertook a project to redecorate a house giving a homeless family the best possible start in their new home, as well as […]

World Health Day – Extra Time Hubs

Today (7th April 2019) is World Health Day. A day to raise global awareness and local conversations about ways to achieve health for all. We, alongside our 72 EFL Club Community Trusts, use the power of sport to improve health and well-being in local communities around the UK. Working across all age groups and sections […]