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Pan Disability Football Club seeks your support

A Beverley youth football club catering for disabled youngsters is seeking support from an insurance company’s national community fund in a bid to guarantee its survival for another year. It is hoping to cover the £2,600 cost of hiring the hall at Longcroft School, where the club meets for two hours every Friday.

Beverley Pan Disability Football Club attracts on average 20 members, aged between five and 18, every week and says it aims to unite all children with disabilities through sport.

It is run by Paul Adams and his son Oliver (15) and 19-year-old Sam Towse and currently rely on those attending the weekly sessions to meet its costs. The club has applied for help to the Aviva Community Fund, which has been run by the insurance company since 2015 and which, this year, will help finance more than 500 projects nationwide.

It distributes funding of between £1,000 and £25,000 to successful applicants, based on votes received from the public via the Aviva website. Full details of all those seeking funds can be found via the website community-fund.aviva.co.uk and the public have until November 20th to cast their votes.