Ten Clubs. Thousands of staff. Millions of fans. For Recovery.
At Manchester City FC, we’re bringing together our staff and fans to help our communities get back on their feet. Cityzens Giving for Recovery is a 12-month campaign bringing together all City Football Group clubs, focusing our donations, expertise, facilities, resources and voice, on making a positive difference to the recovery of our communities.
As part of this we are funding ten recovery-linked projects near each of our clubs. City Football Group will match your donations pound for pound.* Click on the projects below to find out more and donate.
To date, over £975,000 has been raised through Cityzens Giving for Recovery, counting CFG’s match donation. This includes funds we have raised on GlobalGiving (outlined below) and wider fundraising activities undertaken by each CFG club and charity partner.
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*to a limit of £500,000 match funding across all projects. Click here for FAQs
In Manchester, City in the Community will support young people in their recovery by embedding mental health awareness and understanding across all community football projects targeting thousands of participants aged 14-25 years old.
In Lommel and the wider Limburg area, Saint Vincentius food bank will provide essential aid and care to those in need to ensure children and families receive healthy, nutritious meals, as well as clothing and health products.
In Chengdu and the wider Sichuan province, Adream Foundation will provide PE, sport and football for children as they return to school, to lay a solid foundation of health and wellbeing, in a safe and structured manner.
In Mumbai, OSCAR Foundation will set up Digital Learning Centres in communities where children can attend courses on computer skills and access the online resources assigned to them as part of the school curriculum.
In Yokohama and Tokyo, YouMeWe will support children and staff in care homes by equipping them with the essential goods and tools they need to run efficiently and provide a safe environment for children to live and learn.// A Japanese translation of the project information is attached below as an additional document.
In Girona, Creu Roja Girona will support at-risk children to get the support they need to return to education with homework and tutoring, as well as nutritious food parcels to boost health and wellbeing. // A Girona, Creu Roja oferira ajuda als infants en situacio de risc per aconseguir el suport que necessiten per tornar a l'educacio amb deures i tutories, aixi com amb paquets alimentaris nutritius per potenciar la salut i el benestar.
In New York City, New York Common Pantry will support the recovery of families in South Bronx from the impact of Coronavirus by providing food resources and education on healthy eating. Just $1.27 provides one meal to support those at risk.
In Montevideo, Gurises Unidos will provide hygiene equipment to community schools and promote healthy practices, so that children and young people will be able to return to the classroom safely. // En Montevideo, Gurises Unidos proporcionara equipos de higiene a las escuelas comunitarias y promovera practicas saludables para que los ninos, ninas y adolescentes puedan regresar al aula de manera segura.