Players from long-standing rival football clubs Sheffield Wednesday & Sheffield United have joined forces in support of men’s mental health

Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield United are co-operating for an unprecedented joint project! Both teams have pledged support for the charity Talk Club which provides opportunities for men to open up about their mental well-being. Players from both clubs are recording messages expressing the importance of mental fitness. The new Sheffield Wednesday branch of Talk Club [...]

Wednesday, 4 May, 2022|Latest News|

Sheffield Wednesday Community Programme celebrate Ramadan!

Sheffield Wednesday Community Programme’s Ramadan tournament labelled a huge success, as plans begin for a month-long Ramadan League in 2023. The pilot event which aimed to bring local communities together to celebrate Ramadan, was held on April 22nd at the English Institute of Sport Sheffield, by SWFCCP and the Sheffield City Trust. Over 40 people [...]

Tuesday, 3 May, 2022|Latest News|

National Lottery Funding awarded to get more people active in Sheffield

The Sheffield Wednesday Community Programme will receive a tranche of funding to help increase fitness levels and improve health outcomes through football. ‘Active Through Football’ is an exciting new programme from Sport England, funded by the National Lottery to the tune of £525,000 and delivered by the Football Foundation. The SWFC Community Programme joins forces [...]

Monday, 25 April, 2022|Latest News|

SWFC Community Programme and SOAR provide a gym-based programme to improve the health of the community

In early 2022 Sheffield, Wednesday FC Community Programme partnered with SOAR to help the local population create a healthier lifestyle. Participant Information John Parkin; aged 28. Feb 2022: Weight at 106.1kg BMI at 33.8 April 2022: Weight at 103.4kg BMI at 33.1  “It’s changed my life immensely, in a very short time. I’m a hell [...]

Tuesday, 12 April, 2022|Latest News|

SWFCCP and Places for People team up for EFL Week of Action

For EFL Week of Action, this Wednesday our Premier League Kicks team partnered with Places for People Living Plus to engage young people and families with positive activities. Susan Lowry, from Places for People, said: "Working closely with the SWFCC Inclusion team has brought a wealth of activities for the children at our project, Some [...]

Friday, 8 April, 2022|Latest News|

Clubs across the UK join Amnesty’s Football Welcomes campaign to welcome refugees

SWFCCP is joining football clubs across the country this month (April) to welcome refugees and people seeking asylum, as part of Amnesty International’s Football Welcomes campaign. Now in its fifth year, Football Welcomes celebrates the contribution players from a refugee background make to the game and highlights the role football can play in bringing people together and [...]

Friday, 1 April, 2022|Latest News|

EFL Week of Action at SWFCCP

From 4-8 April, the English Football League (EFL) will launch its first-ever Week of Action. All 72 Clubs and Club Community Organisations will showcase activities with EFL players and managers joining participants across England and Wales, including: Wigan Athletic hosting a football session for Afghan refugees Bolton Wanderers supporting local young adults at risk of [...]

Wednesday, 30 March, 2022|Latest News|

Sheffield Hallam & SWFCCP team up for PL Kicks tournament

On Wednesday, (23rd March) we hosted a football tournament at our Chaucer Premier League Kicks session, supported by students from Sheffield Hallam University. Young people from many of our other PL Kicks sessions attended the evening where we hosted a six-a-side football competition and other various football challenges such as: ‘You Know The Drill’ and [...]

Monday, 28 March, 2022|Latest News|

Sheffield Charities team up to combat loneliness and isolation in their community

Award-winning older people’s charity, SCCCC has collaborated with the Sheffield Wednesday Football Club Community Programme in their goal to reach isolated older people in the S6 area of Sheffield. Sheffield Churches’ Council for Community Care (SCCCC) have been recruiting volunteers to support their befriending service the Good Neighbour Scheme since 1966. The scheme that recruits [...]

Friday, 25 March, 2022|Latest News|

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