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October 31, 2019

Education awards

Congratulations to Sheffield United Community Foundation students Joe Haley and Lauren Bailey, and futures student Ben Burrell, for winning our player of the month award for September. This has been awarded in recognition of their consistent hard work on and off the pitch. Joe and Ben were presented with their award by midfielder John Lundstram […]

October 28, 2019

YOUNG PEOPLE TO SHARPEN SKILLS WITH THE BLADES

From 2020, Sheffield United Community Foundation will engage over thousands young people aged 16 and 17, delivering National Citizen Service (NCS), a 3–week programme funded by the Government.    In partnership with EFL Trust, Sheffield United Community Foundation won the contract to continue the delivery of NCS from 2020 onwards joining 65 Delivery Partners that will be managed by EFL […]

October 22, 2019

PL Kicks Tournament for Black History Month

Sheffield United Community Foundation hosted an Arthur Wharton themed Premier League Kicks tournament in partnership with Football Unites, Racism Divides at the U-Mix Centre off Bramall Lane on Saturday to celebrate Black History Month. The tournament’s purpose was to celebrate the success of the first professional footballer, Arthur Wharton, and aimed to bring together young […]

October 18, 2019

World Mental Health Day

Sheffield Lord Mayor Tony Downing attended an event held by Sheffield Samaritans in partnership with Sheffield United Community Foundation in support of World Mental Health Day 2019. The event was held at Sheffield Station with support from Network Rail to raise awareness of the Samaritans’ ‘Real People, Real Stories’ campaign. Foundation members got behind the […]

October 02, 2019

National Citizen Service summer 2019 round-up

This summer saw 427 young people from Sheffield take part in NCS (National Citizen Service) with Sheffield United Community Foundation. Having opted to spend their summer upskilling themselves and becoming more employable, the young people took part in a range of activities and real-life experiences that will benefit their future goals and aspirations. During the […]

October 01, 2019

Arthur Wharton themed PL Kicks tournament

Sheffield United Community Foundation will be hosting an Arthur Wharton themed Premier League Kicks tournament on Saturday 19th October to celebrate Black History month.    The six-a-side tournament will be held at the U-Mix Centre in Sheffield and will host 10 football teams. Alongside the tournament, there will be a workshop for staff led by Howard Holmes […]

September 30, 2019

Football development and SSE Wildcats sessions

  Sheffield United Community Foundation are now running football development sessions and SSE Wildcats girls’ football at SGP Thorncliffe and SGP Westfield. The football development sessions are a great way to improve your skills away from your junior league team as well as making new friends in a fun, safe environment. Our football development sessions […]

September 13, 2019

Utility Alliance Sponsorship

  Utility Alliance team up with Sheffield United as Headline Community Sponsor    UTILITY Alliance Yorkshire has teamed up with Sheffield United FC Community Foundation to become the charity’s first ever official headline sponsor.   In the first deal of its kind for Sheffield United FC’s official charity, the pioneering partnership will see Utility Alliance enter […]

September 02, 2019

Health Walks at Bramall Lane

The ‘Health Walk’ initiative has been running from Bramall Lane for the last two years. In partnership with Step Out Sheffield and Drink, Wise, Age Well the programme aims to engage with individuals to tackle inactivity and social isolation.    The sessions run from Bramall Lane every Wednesday from 10am until 12pm and most walkers are […]

August 29, 2019

Kicks Tournament Win

Sheffield United Community Foundation’s Premier League Kicks team defeated Blackburn Rovers after penalties to take the title at the Premier League Kicks tournament hosted by Huddersfield Town Foundation. The tournament was made up of four Premier League Kicks teams. Hosts Huddersfield Town, Rotherham United, Blackburn Rovers and the Blades. Premier League Kicks is one of […]