Liverpool Football Club launched
an emergency foodbank appeal today to help support the most vulnerable
people in Liverpool and Merseyside.
LFC Emergency Foodbank Appeal provides fans the opportunity to make a
charitable donation to support the Trussell Trust Foodbank network,
which provides emergency assistance to families and vulnerable people
living in food poverty.
The charitable arms of the club, the
LFC Foundation and Red Neighbours, are working alongside Liverpool City
Council and the Mayor’s office to support the city’s coordinated
response to supporting people in need during the coronavirus outbreak.
can donate to the LFC Emergency Foodbank Appeal via LFC’s and the LFC
Foundation’s official Facebook pages. The appeal, which will be
administered by the LFC Foundation, will donate 100 per cent of the
funds raised directly to the Trussell Trust, which supports a network of
foodbanks in Liverpool and Merseyside.
director of the LFC Foundation, said: “It’s important during these
difficult times that we continue to help the people who need our support
“It’s a priority for the club, the LFC
Foundation, Red Neighbours and our fans, who have consistently showed
their support of Fans Supporting Foodbanks on matchdays in recent years.
We would encourage anyone who is able to make a donation to do so as it
will make a big difference to the Trussell Trust’s foodbank networks in
Liverpool and Merseyside.”
Text donations can also be made
directly to the North Liverpool Foodbank by simply texting FOODBANKFC to
70460. Donations will cost £5, plus your standard network message rate.
you can donate any whole amount up to £20 by texting FOODBANKFC, plus
the value. For example, FOODBANKFC10 means you’ll be donating £10,
FOODBANKFC15 will be £15, and so on. To make an online donation to the
North Liverpool Foodbank, please click here.