Premier League summer sessions support young people during the school holidays. Kicks in the Park offers free outdoor sport sessions in areas of higher deprivation across the county. As well as a chance to be active and socialise, participants receive food packs.
The return of the Summer Cup, following a year absence due to Covid-19, returns to The Nest, with 55 teams and over 500 players joining us for the two-day football festival.
Nine fundraisers hit the three highest points in Scotland, England and Wales, and raise a whopping £17,200 for the Foundation as the Three Peaks Challenge is conquered!
Charity car washes, cake stalls and post-lockdown facelifts for community centres – across the summer, young people leave their mark in Norfolk thanks to our National Citizen Service programme. Over 305 participants take part.
A new partner programme for junior grassroots teams is launched. The initiative aims to strengthen the bond between junior club and teams, the Foundation and Norwich City Football Club by giving young players exclusive access to coaches, facilities and unique playing opportunities.
The Canary Cup welcomes young development sides and pan-disability teams from across the country to The Nest, including teams from Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea and more.
Despite driving wind and rain, 11 walkers raise over £7,000 through our first Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge.
The conditions couldn’t have been better for the Foundation’s annual day on the fairways. This year the format is Dean Ashton vs. Bryan Gunn, in a Ryder Cup style fundraiser at Royal Norwich. Over £12,000 is raised.
We hold our first ever Thanking Day – a day of recognition to the many that have donated, taken on a fundraising challenge, formed a corporate partnership or volunteered their time In some way. Phone calls are made, thank you cards are written and cakes are delivered across Norfolk!