‘Reds in the Community’ day comes to Oakwell!
We are proud to announce that today’s game against Sheffield United has been designated as Barnsley Football Clubs ‘Reds in the Community’ day! Throughout the afternoon we’ll be celebrating and raising awareness of all the charitable work we have produced throughout the year to support the local community. In particular we’ll be holding a parade on the pitch at half time with participants from all areas of the Reds in the Community programme taking part to showcase the work that we do as a charity.
Reds in the Community is a registered charity that uses the power of football and Barnsley Football Club to engage and improve the lives of local people.
Professional football clubs are at the heart of their communities, not just geographically but more importantly emotionally. They have a unique connection and draw that enables them to reach further and wider than others.
This provides a great opportunity and responsibility to make a difference. ‘RITC’ aims to tackle the borough’s greater goals by inspiring local people through a range of activities and projects within four key themes;
Click here to download our ‘Year in Numbers’ flyer and find out what the Reds in the Community programme has delivered over the past 12 months.