Everton in the Community is a leading sporting charity and is proud to deliver a range of programmes to promote health, education, social inclusion and equality of opportunity across Merseyside using the power of sport.
The Blues’ official charity aims to instil confidence in people by creating life-changing opportunities and thousands of people have already benefited from the magnificent work they do.
Everton in the Community’s work is vast and includes providing routes into education, training and employment, steering young people away from crime and anti-social behaviour and engaging children and adults, regardless of ability, in physical activity. In addition to helping individuals, Everton in the Community helps other charitable groups improve the lives of local people.
The Blues’ official charity is proud of its impressive achievements which include:
Supporting 1,500 local charities a year
Contributing to a 55% reduction in anti-social behaviour and a 79% reduction in crime in challenging areas across Merseyside
100% success rate on all education programmes
Assisting 50% of participants on the employment programme to return to work
26 disability teams
Everton’s community department has scooped a whole host of prestigious regional, national and international awards, beating off stiff competition from other big name brands and charities along the way.