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Sunderland AFC backs EFL Day of Action

Sunderland AFC and Foundation of Light will join the 72 EFL Clubs in highlighting their work which tackles some of society’s biggest issues.

On Tuesday 19 March, clubs across the Championship, League One and League Two will each host events for for the EFL’s Day of Action 2019, designed to showcase the very best of their work to tackle a diverse range of social issues, from homelessness and mental health, to community cohesion and the battle against plastic pollution.

Up and down the country, managers and players from the EFL’s 72 Clubs will also be attending events to pay special visits to participants and turn their hand to some of the activities taking place throughout the day.

Foundation of Light will be hosting a day of activity at the Beacon of Light with over 100 primary school children and their families as part of the campaign including football and multi sports, Family Learning classes covering self-esteem, confidence and mental health as well as how to cook healthy meals in the Jamie Oliver Ministry of Food Kitchen.

Youngsters from the Beacon of Light School will also take part in engineering sessions in the Engineering Zone.

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.

Shaun Harvey, EFL Chief Executive

This is just small sample of some of the fantastic work due to take place during the EFL’s Day of Action by EFL Club Community Organisations – the largest network of sporting charities in the UK. The EFL and its Clubs invested £80m in communities in 2018.

Written By CHRIS FRYATT

14 March 2019

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