Coronavirus: Latest on how clubs support community

31 Mar 2021

See the ways in which Premier League clubs and their foundations help local people and health services during the pandemic in 2021

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Since the reintroduction of lockdown in 2021, our clubs have once more been helping their local communities to cope with these difficult times.

Below is a summary of the work each club have been doing.

See more: Clubs support in the community in 2020


- Activities available to support families with home learning (Full story)

Aston Villa

- Foundation's TeamWork aims to improve mental and physical health in community (Full story)
- Club provide surplus laptops and tablets to tackle digital poverty (Full story)
- Villa Park used as a COVID vaccination centre by the NHS (Full story)

Brighton & Hove Albion

- AMEX Stadium becomes a training centre for COVID-19 vaccinator volunteers (Full story)
- Albion As One fund helps to provide +100 laptops to schoolchildren (Full story)


- Community Kitchen supporting families in February half-term (Full story)


- Stamford Bridge again provides accommodation to NHS staff (Full story)
- Chelsea Foundation engages PL Kicks participants during lockdown (Full story)
- Foundation continues to inspire and motivate throughout lockdown (Full story)
- Chelsea Foundation supporting the distribution of oxygen saturation monitors to care homes and residential homes (Full story)

Crystal Palace

- Selhurst Park used as NHS vaccination centre (Full story)
- Palace resources helping young fans with schooling (Full story)
- Palace Kitchen project extended to feed families into February (Full story)
- Palace Kitchen prepared 1,200 meals a week during March (Full story)


- Everton increasing activity on Blue Family campaign to help those in need of support (Full story)
- Everton in the Community launches 10-day mental and physical wellbeing challenge (Full story)
- How young homeless people are being supported during lockdown (Full story)


- Fulham Foundation's More Than A Game to support mental wellbeing of young people and adults (Full story)

Leeds United

- Leeds United Foundation supplying wellbeing boxes to hundreds of families  (Full story)
- Elland Road used as vaccination hub (Full story)

Leicester City

- 'New Hope' overview video shows how club have supported local community (Full story)


- New community wellbeing hubs to launch across Merseyside (Full story)
- Liverpool scale up 'Unity Is Strength Community Response' work to help those most in need (Full story)
- Jordan Henderson becomes the first official NHS Charities Together Champion (Full story)
- Anfield stadium to help vaccination programme in Liverpool (Full story)
- Red Neighbours and LFC Foundation helping to provide half-term food parcels (Full story)
- Liverpool Foundation assist Homebaked's drive to support local families with 900 food parcels delivered since January (Full story)
- Social isolation, food poverty and wellbeing the three main areas highlighted as Liverpool reveal life-changing year in numbers (Full story)
- Liverpool local families with breakfast parcels and packed lunches during Easter holidays (Full story)

Manchester City

- City establish vaccination centre at the Etihad Campus and provide Etihad Stadium access for training of nurses and staff (Full story)
- Cityzens Giving for Recovery project to help mental health of children and young adults in Manchester (Full story)

Manchester United

- Old Trafford used by St John Ambulance as a training centre for vaccination programme volunteers (Full story)
- Man Utd deliver food parcels to partner schools to help most vulnerable  (More on Twitter)
- Foundation offers a sensory experience of Old Trafford for fans to enjoy from home (Full story)
- Manchester United Foundation have received 4,500 pieces of kit to help support the mental and physical wellbeing of young people (Full story)
- Over the last eight weeks, Man Utd Foundation have helped distribute more than 380,000 food items to families in Manchester (Full story)

Newcastle United

- Club's foundation help deliver 10,000 activity packs to schoolchildren during half-term (Full story)

Sheffield United

- United distributing care packages to those affected by cancer (Watch here)
- Activity packs delivered to Premier League Primary Stars children (Full story)


- Saints Foundation working with Solent NHS Trust to support the city's vaccination programme (Full story)
- Former striker James Beattie donates iPads to local school (Full story)

Tottenham Hotspur

- Japhet Tanganga joins local residents for Foundation virtual exercise class (Full story)
- Spurs and supporters' trust launch joint fundraiser for local foodbanks (Full story)
- Club donate to North Mid Charity NHS Trust to deliver 'Thank You' initiative for North Middlesex University Hospital's staff (Full story)

West Bromwich Albion

- Baggies legends call fans at home alone to tackle loneliness (Watch video)
- Albion Foundation delivers 100,000 food parcels for vulnerable people (Full story

West Ham United

- Foundation partners with local NHS Trust to support young Londoners with mental health issues (Full story)
- Mark Noble checks in on local homeless charity (Full story)

Wolverhampton Wanderers

- Wolves Foundation launches Feed Our Pack to reduce food poverty, with donation from Nuno Espirito Santo (Full story)

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