FC Abbeymeads is calling on supporters and well wishers to help them raise £5,000 to ensure players joining the club have the best support and good kit available.
Formed in 2003 with just one team, the club has now grown to 9 teams. With the 2016/17 season starting in September, another 9 new teams will be taking to the field, providing playing opportunities for young people from U7 to U18s, as well as young adults.
Training equipment, match equipment, kit and volunteers training courses are expensive commodities. The kit for the 9 new teams will cost £4,300. Training equipment, balls, first aid kits and accessories will add another £1,000. Adding in the cost of training courses, and the club needs £7,500.
The children and adults volunteers have been busy fundraising for several months, but the club is short of £5,000 of their target.
By helping the will enable local children to enjoy football, keep fit and build confidence through being part of a team. Click to help