One of our principal aims is to ensure there is a team for us all to support years to come in Southend.
Currently most of our fundraising is being channelled into assisting the progress of the Youth Team, although we do our best to support other worthwhile schemes that are football related such as the work of Southend United Community & Educational Trust (SUCET).
You may be aware that in the past 5 years the Trust have contributed over £50,000 to Southend United in the way of main shirt backers for the U18‘s, purchase of physiotherapy equipment for both the First Team and the Centre of Excellence, title sponsors of the CofE European Tours and much more.
Not inconsiderable amounts have been passed to various charities through our Player of the Month sponsorship and in 2009 our ‘Blues to U’s’ sponsored walk to Colchester United’s new ground meant we were able to donate more than £3,000 to the Havens Hospices‘.
Various areas of this website will show a varied selection of activities and fundraising schemes we have arranged from Tenpin bowling with the United players to Curry nights. Our ever popular Quiznights, Racenights and Raffles all contribute throughout the year although our main areas of Fundraising are currently the Quid a Goal scheme and the 100 Club which are explained in further detail below.
Trust membership fees pay for postage of newsletters and our inevitable overheads of accountancy, stationary etc. so we need to arrange considerable amounts to pay for our commitments to the Youth Team etc.
This is how you can help:-
QUID A GOAL
This year the bulk of the proceeds will be donated to SUCET. Their body care program helps children of infant and junior school age to get a healthy start in life with the benefits of physical activity and healthy eating advice.
For further details on our Quid A Goal Scheme please click here
THE 100 CLUB
This scheme gives you the opportunity of winning a weekly draw for approx £30.00 and £300 on the draw immediately prior to Christmas. The cost is £5.00 per calendar month which we require paid to us by direct debit.
For further details of how to join the 100 Club and to access the list of current and previous winners please click here.
A full list of forthcoming Trust Fundraising Events including Race Nights, Quiz Nights, Bingo Nights, Curry Nights and Chinese Nights can be found by clicking here.