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£310raised of £3,200 target by 11 supporters

    Weʼve raised £310 to send East Oxford United Football Club 12-15 year-olds to a Football Camp in Oxford’s Twin City - Perm in Russia. These kids need you!

    Oxford, United Kingdom
    Funded on Monday, 12th June 2017

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    East Oxford United Football Club has been invited to send 17 boys to Perm, Oxford's twin city in Russia, to spend two weeks at the Perm Youth International Football Camp.

    Our club operates a “pay what you can” policy on membership fees in order to ensure that children and young people from low income families in poorer parts of Oxford are included centrally in the club. The majority of trip participants are from families who have been unable to pay the full membership fee of £120 per year. Many of them are from minority ethnic backgrounds and have never travelled outside the UK, with the exception of their parents’ countries of origin.
    So this visit to Perm is a fantastic chance for them to have an active sports holiday, to discover a new country and culture and make new friends for two whole weeks!

    Last year we had to postpone the trip - not enough money - but this year we are determined to get there!. We have managed to raise more than half the sum - £7500- and the young players are so excited. The families contribute what they can - but that is not easy. Oxford City, Oxford International Links, local charities and boys' fund-raising have helped. But we still need £3200 SO WE NEED YOUR HELP!

    The visit ito Perm, Russia is scheduled for August 2017.
    We plan to take 17 players between the ages of 12 and 15, accompanied by 2 club coaching staff and 4 parents.

    Please donate to my JustGiving Crowdfunding Page and help make this fantastic opportunity for children who don't have much ACTUALLY happen!



    • East Oxford Football Club3 years ago
      East Oxford Football Club

      East Oxford Football Club

      3 years ago

      All the families have been collecting documents and passports and passport photos. To go to Russia they each need a special Russian visa in their passport. Now that the documents are nearly ready, the whole group is planning to go to London on 1st June in order to give their fingerprints to the officials. Then the Russian authorities will decide whether to give them visas.

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    • Anonymous


      May 15, 2017

      Good luck to you all & enjoy your trip.


    • Mick Carroll

      Mick Carroll

      May 10, 2017

      Prompted by Perm Associates -


    • Anonymous


      May 2, 2017

      Hope you get there


    • Jessica Vlasova

      Jessica Vlasova

      May 2, 2017

      What an amazing opportunity! Hope you have a great time.


    • Anonymous


      Apr 30, 2017


    • jonathan saunders

      jonathan saunders

      Apr 30, 2017

      Udachi! (Good luck!)I'm sure they'll treat you like little princes, an experience you'll never forget!


    • P Aldridge

      P Aldridge

      Apr 29, 2017

      Good luck - have a fantastic trip!


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