Utilising the power of sport and the vehicle of Southend United Football Club to have a positive influence on people’s lives.
To have engaged with 1-million people through the brand of Southend United Football Club by 2026.
We tackle the many complex issues facing our local community such as poverty, diabetes, isolation, bullying, anti-social behaviour, poor education, low self-esteem and so much more. We implement community and education focused programmes and solutions that make a real difference.
Our services are vast, from sports lessons within schools (not just football) to IT lessons for the elderly. We run volunteering programmes and training courses from entry-level qualifications up to Degree level. We organise regular outings for our Senior Shrimpers and we arrange for players at Southend United to make motivational visits to various organisations including schools, holiday camps and celebration events. The list goes on…