All 72 EFL Clubs including Cheltenham Town will come together to highlight the work undertaken to tackle some of society’s biggest issues for the EFL’s Day of the Action 2019 on Tuesday 19 March.
EFL Clubs across the Sky Bet Championship, League One and League Two will each host events 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.
Keep an eye out on our website and social channels to find out what the Community Trust and the club will be doing next week.
Bolton Wanderers’ will be showcasing their ‘Inside Out’ Programme which aims to reduce the risk of offending by 17-25-year-olds in the local area through positive activities such as sport and exercise
In Sky Bet League One, Luton Town caretaker manager Mick Harford will be welcoming the Club’s Every Player Counts disability players to the training ground for a unique coaching session whilst Walsall players will be giving out 300 tickets and t-shirts to local school children as part of the Club’s commitment to engaging with the younger generation of fans in the area
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.
EFL Chief Executive, Shaun Harvey said: “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.