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SAINTS FOUNDATION 2020

Clarke Willmott joins forces with Saints Foundation

NATIONAL business Clarke Willmott have put their name to a Saints Foundation project for the rest of the 2019/20 season.

The solicitors’ firm has sponsored the Para Football Academy – a project that gives disabled footballers from the ages of 12 to adults the chance to develop their skills and put themselves on the pathway to the national setup.

Gemma Osgood

With the added funds given by the city business, Saints Foundation will be able to push their project further along as they continue to work with players from across the region.

Speaking about the partnership, senior associate, Gemma Osgood, said that the companies’ values aligned perfectly.

“We are really proud to be joining forces with Saints Foundation. They do some incredible work in the community and the Para Football Academy is a perfect example of how they are changing lives and giving people opportunities to better themselves.

“It is a really exciting time to be joining up with the charity.”

Involvements manager, Robert Pearce, who oversees the Para Football Academy, was delighted to welcome Clarke Willmott into the fold.

He added: “It really makes a huge difference to have Clarke Willmott onboard with us. It allows to give participants the very best coaching, equipment and facilities as we continue to develop the players.

“We are also really grateful to Southampton Football Club for their support and we can’t wait to see what 2020 brings for Para Football Academy.”

If you want to know more about Para Football Academy visit Saints Foundation’s website (southamptonfc.com/saints-foundation).

SAINTS Foundation is set to host a night out under the stars with a difference this March.

Back for a second year, the Big Stadium Sleep Out returns to St Mary’s on 27th March 2020 as you brave the cold to raise money for two fantastic causes with 80% of funds raised going towards supporting the work of Saints Foundation & 20% supporting the work of The Big Issue Foundation.

The club’s official charity, Saints Foundation, transform lives in and around Southampton, helping people fulfil their potential to be more involved, healthier and empowered members of the community.

St Marys

Saints Foundation have also worked alongside the Big Issue Foundation for a number of years to provide employment opportunities for Big Issue vendors in the local community, running the inaugural Big Stadium Sleep Out last November.

On the night, you will experience the harsh realities of sleeping in the elements whilst enjoying an evening of music, dance and entertainment.

If you want to know more about the event – or to sign up – contact Amy Bennet via email at abennet@saintsfoundation.co.uk.

It’s the return of the annual gameshow that pits Saints legends against first team players in a test of speed, brains, and composure – all for a great cause!

A Game Of Two Halves, supported by InComm, returns to St Mary’s on Wednesday 8th April 2020, with all proceeds going to the amazing work Saints Foundation do.

Over the coming months we’ll reveal our stellar line-up as illustrious names from Southampton’s past and present take part in interactive challenges, brain-teasers, and quick-fire question rounds.

Saints Foundations Game of Two Halves event, at St Mary’s Stadium, Southampton, 6th March 2019

Make sure you book your tickets today to get up close and personal with some of your Saints favourites, with special guest appearances and chances to get your hands on some Southampton FC memorabilia.

Oriol Romeu during the Saints Foundations Game of Two Halves event, at St Mary’s Stadium, Southampton, 6th March 2019

Plus, all the proceeds made from A Game Of Two Halves will go towards Saints Foundation’s work in the local community as they transform lives in and around Southampton – you can get someone a brilliant Christmas present while helping a great cause too!

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