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Burnley FC Academy visit BFCitC Activity Camps

During Easter, the Burnley FC Academy visited our Burnley FC Activity Camps as part of the Academy in the Community programme. This initiative, which launched in October, paired our Academy players with charity programmes they wished to support. The goal was to provide our scholars with a deeper connection to Burnley as a town and […]

More than Football: Ben’s Story

This week, we are celebrating EDFN’s More Than Football campaign. One of the ways BFCitC are more than football is through our Veterans Programme. Here is Ben’s story… “My name is Ben Robinson, and I’m originally from Enniskillen in Northern Ireland. I joined the Army at the age of 15, entering the Junior Leaders Regiment, […]

ReStart support Burnley FC in the Community STEM Education Programme

‘’All SySTEMs Go’’ with Re Start Consulting! Burnley FC in the Community is delighted to unveil its collaboration with ReStart, marking an exciting milestone in the charities new STEM mission. The name “All SySTEMs Go” is derived from the programme’s mission to elevate children’s education to unprecedented heights, enabling them to realise their fullest capabilities […]

Celebrating 10 years of Burnley FC in the Community at The House of Lords

On Wednesday 6th March, Burnley FC in the Community was honoured to be welcomed by Lord Wajid Khan to the House of Lords in London, marking a significant milestone in the charity’s 10-year anniversary celebrations. The event, supported by the Premier League, gathered over 90 guests, among them local Members of Parliament, Antony Higginbotham MP […]

Burnley FC Women’s Team visit Local Primary Schools for International Women’s Day

On Wednesday 28th February, Mikayla Wildgoose, Naomi Hartley, and Paris Dalton from Burnley FC Women’s Team paid a special visit to three of our local primary schools ahead of International Women’s Day. The event aimed to inspire the young minds of children, currently part of BFCitC’s Premier League Primary Stars programme at Padiham Primary School, […]

Celebrating 10 Years of BFCitC!

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Burnley FC in the Community! Throughout the year, a diverse range of events will take place, beginning with a 10-year dinner held last week. The dinner honoured individuals who have made significant contributions to the charity over the past decade. Several guests were recognized with a special 10-year […]

BFCitC Celebrate 10 Years of Heroes on Community Day!

On Saturday 17th February, Burnley FC in the Community are celebrating our 10 Year Anniversary by taking over the Burnley vs Arsenal fixture, bringing you a day of family fun and entertainment with a superhero twist, all for a great cause. We’re raising money for over fifty provisions that BFCitC run, including our foodbank, dementia […]

Mike Trésor and Hannes Delcroix visit BFCitC Foodbank

On Wednesday 29th November, we had the pleasure of inviting Burnley Football Club’s Mike Trésor and Hannes Delcroix to the Burnley FC in the Community Foodbank. We took the players on a tour of the foodbank and gave them an insight into the extensive support it offers to individuals and families in our community. BFCitC’s […]

Burnley FC Players visit BFCitC’s Schools Mental Wellbeing Project

On Monday 27th November, Josh Brownhill, Darko Churlinov and Han-Noah Massengo all visited Burnley FC in the Community’s, Schools Mental Wellbeing Project at Colne Primet Academy. Our Schools Mental Wellbeing Project employs a team of mental wellbeing workers who are placed in schools across the local area to provide an early intervention to support students who are struggling with […]

Unite for Hunger event raises thousands of items for Burnley FC in the Community Foodbank

On Saturday 18th November, Burnley FC in the Community and TikTok star, Max McCann united to collect as many food items as possible for the BFCitC Foodbank in a single day. This initiative garnered immense support, with generous contributions pouring in from businesses such as SPAR, Warburtons, and Kellogg’s. The generosity extended even further, as […]