Today marks the EFL’s Day of Action 2019 which will see all 72 EFL clubs come together to highlight the work undertaken to tackle some of society’s biggest issues.
EFL clubs across the Sky Bet Championship, League One and League Two will each host events throughout the day designed to showcase the very best of the work done to tackle a diverse range of social issues.
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The Leeds United Foundation have staff and coaches working with hundreds of people every day in the local community, the work they do educates and inspires participants, it offers support to those who need it the most and gives opportunities for people to develop and for those that need something to work towards.
The club’s official charity have a number of different activities taking place to celebrate the EFL’s Day of Action 2019, including; a Network Rail Assembly to teach youngsters about health and safety on the railway, a disability session as part of the Every Player Counts project, a Premier League Kicks workshop in Halton Moor with hard to reach children and a number of special Premier League Primary Stars lessons across local schools where work is done with teachers and students to help them engage more in their education.
EFL Club Community Organisations are the largest network of sporting charities in the UK and the EFL and its clubs invested £80m into communities throughout 2018.
EFL Chief Executive, Shaun Harvey said: “The EFL Day of Action brings together all 72 Clubs to highlight the special role they play in enhancing the lives of millions of people around the country.
“The scale of ground-breaking projects across our network of Clubs continues to grow year-on-year and their delivery is integral to our aims of improving lives in a range of areas including inclusion, homelessness, education and health.”
If you would like more information on any of the work carried out by the Leeds United Foundation and its staff, please contact 0131 367 6307.
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