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Carol Shanahan OBE named as EFL Trust Board member

23 August 2021

The EFL is delighted to announce that Carol Shanahan OBE - Chair of Port Vale and Trustee of the Port Vale Foundation – has been named as a member on the EFL Trust Board.

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Lincoln City's Liam Scully appointed EFL Trust Chair

5 August 2021

The EFL Trust, the charitable arm of the EFL, is today delighted to announce that Liam Scully - Chief Executive of Lincoln City and Trustee of the Lincoln City Foundation - is to become its new Chair,...

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EFL Day of Action: Gallery

14 April 2021

EFL Day of Action once again demonstrates the important of EFL Clubs in their communities.

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Young people taking action as part of NCS Action Day

9 April 2021

This weekend, thousands of young people across EFL communities will be giving up their time to make a positive impact in their area. Tackling issues such as homelessness, loneliness, the environment,...

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How the FIT FANS programme is changing lives for the better

14 November 2020

Nearly two thirds (63%) of adults in the UK are overweight or living with obesity, and this extra weight can cause pressure to build up around vital organs, making it harder for the body to fight...

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Clubs quick to respond to community needs during new restrictions

10 November 2020

As we are all adapting to the new restrictions and our ever-changing world, Clubs and their respective Club Community Organisations (CCOs) are there, once again, proving that they can, and will, make...

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Viv Solomon-Otabor joins school pupils in virtual Show Racism the Red Card event

29 October 2020

Wigan Athletic winger Viv Solomon-Otabor joined pupils from Orrell Holgate Primary School at a virtual Show Racism the Red Card workshop on Friday.

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Peterborough United Foundation helps combat holiday hunger for local children

23 October 2020

The Peterborough United Foundation, the charitable trust of Peterborough United Football Club, have been addressing issues with local schoolchildren being hungry over the October half-term. This...

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How young people are helping Ealing Council with their COVID-19 messaging

16 October 2020

With an increase of coronavirus cases across the capital, Ealing Council drafted in young people from the National Citizen Service (NCS) programme to help with its COVID-19 messaging to the general...

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EFL Trust FIT FANS Wins Leader in Sport Award

23 September 2020

The EFL Trust’s FIT FANS programme, which has helped over 1,000 fans to lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle, has won a prestigious national award.

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A weight off Lee’s mind

11 September 2020

Minimum exercise, daily takeaways and a craving for sugary drinks – three of the habits Sunderland fan Lee Stewart had to kick to improve both his mental and physical well-being.

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Boro fan Alan fighting fit

21 August 2020

The EFL Trust’s FIT FANS programme forms part of Public Health England’s recently launched ‘Better Health’ campaign, encouraging the nation to lose weight and improve their overall health, cutting the...

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Pen Pal Scheme launched by young people has help Tackle Isolation and Loneliness

20 August 2020

Having heard the uncomfortable statistics about loneliness in their community, a group of young people made it their mission to help connect with elderly people. Over 359 calls and 2,100 minutes...

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FIT FANS programme a roaring for Brewers participant

19 August 2020

The EFL Trust’s FIT FANS programme forms part of Public Health England’s recently launched ‘Better Health’ campaign, encouraging the nation to lose weight and improve their overall health, cutting the...

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Pompey Teens Tackle Loneliness as they ‘Keep Doing Good’

14 August 2020

Young people from Portsmouth were keen to help tackle this issue by making sure people in their community had not been forgotten.

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Tackling Loneliness Together

13 August 2020

This week 32 football clubs launched the ‘Tackling Loneliness Together’ project which is aimed at connecting older people at risk of loneliness.

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Thousands of teenagers pledge to volunteer this summer

29 July 2020

“We want young people to feel more confident and meet new people, as well as feel more connected with their community. ‘Keep Doing Good’ can offer this to them.”

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Football Never Went Away

30 June 2020

EFL Clubs and their respective Club Community Organisations (CCOs) have always been, and remain, at the heart of their communities, and their importance to the daily lives of so many people cannot be...

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Plymouth Argyle FIT FANS participant loses over four stone

25 June 2020

Adrian, who was morbidly obese with a BMI in excess of 40 and high blood pressure, has improved health and wellbeing and changed his life after losing four stone and seven pounds, and 17 inches off...

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Extra Time Hubs helps Mick regain his confidence

19 June 2020

Mick Brown, who has been a Crawley Town supporter for more than 55 years, credits EFL Trust’s Extra Time Hubs for making him feel like a kid again and giving him a new lease of life after attending...

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