Watch: Players showcase Foundation programmes

Black Cats boss Phil Parkinson and players, Charlie Wyke, Denver Hume, Tom Flanagan and Lee Burge, recently took time out to join in various activities hosted by the Foundation of Light, as part of the EFL’s Day of Action.

They included netball and boxing with members of the Extra Time Hub, a Q&A with the Foundation’s football scholars, baking with families and honing their engineering skills with local pupils from Monkwearmouth Academy.

During the 2018-19 season, almost 900,000 people took part in a wide range of activities across key areas, with EFL clubs receiving over £60 million of direct project funding. 

Playing its part, the Foundation of Light has worked with over 40,000 people across Sunderland, South Tyneside and Durham to improve their access to sport, their knowledge of healthy lifestyles and equip them with life-changing skills and education to progress into employment.

Watch highlights from EFL Day of Action below:

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