Prostate Cancer UK – the Official Charity Partner of the EFL – aims to reach millions of football supporters through engagement activity across football grounds to raise awareness of the disease which now affects one in eight men in the UK, that's a death rate of 10,000 deaths a year.
For 2016/17 Season Prostate Cancer UK are the Official Charity Partner of the EFL. Prostate cancer is a disease that will affect 1 man in 8 in their lifetime. The money they generate through fundraising supports research to find better ways of diagnosing and treating prostate cancer, and helping men affected by the disease. So far to date the partnership with the EFL has raised over £2M.
The EFL is watched by over 16 million fans a season of which 77% are men, approximately a quarter of which are over 45.