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Weʼre raising £10,000 to Football training club for children in Refugee camps in Bekaa valley, Lebanon

Bekaa Valley, Lebanon

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Hundreds of thousands of refugee children live in camps in the Bekaa valley in Lebanon with limited schooling, little structure and nothing at all to do. There are no facilities for sport, so football training gives them a hobby and brings a sense of normality and fun. I've lived in Lebanon for four years, and seen that nothing changes for them. 'Football United' is bringing them the chance to play and be a team.

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  • Roman St Clair10 days ago
    Roman St Clair

    Roman St Clair

    10 days ago

    ⚽️🎅🏽⚽️Have you started thinking about Christmas gifts? ⚽️🎅🏽⚽️ Monthly donations are now up and running! Could this be the perfect gift for someone? Football boots and weekly sessions will keep these boys smiling in the Bekaa valley refugee camp. Just the smallest donation can make a huge difference. Please scroll down if you are interested in a monthly donation. Many thanks and best wishes, Roman St Clair.

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  • Roman St Clair2 months ago
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    2 months ago

    Ramadam this summer was a chance for the Football U team to get creative. The weekly schedule became an art session and the team began to learn a different kind of connection working together on this fabulous painting. Back to football now, and the weekly sessions are bringing fun and the camaraderie that it's easy for the us to take for granted. Your support has brought stability to Football U and Football U is bringing stability to these children. Thank you and watch out for exciting news coming soon. Please keep sharing - this matters.

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  • Roman St Clair5 months ago
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    Roman St Clair

    5 months ago

    Thank you for the huge support, Football United is thriving with your help, & the founder, Roman St Clair and his family, were in the Bekaa Valley last week talking to international charity War Child about how Football U can be sustained. Our work , even though it's small scale, is making a difference. Football is therapy, it's teamwork, it's joyful. Refugee children have so little, we want to reach their sisters & friends. Help us spread the word: any donation helps with the boots, pitch hire & the future for Football U. Thank you.

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Page last updated on: 10/13/2018 4:39 PM

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128

  • Hugh St Clair

    Hugh St Clair

    Oct 13, 2018

    respect love and support

    £100.00

  • Roman St Clair

    Roman St Clair

    Oct 10, 2018

    From Margot and Roger next door in Cley xxx

    £30.00

  • Hanna Anig

    Hanna Anig

    Oct 8, 2018

    sold a wardrobe, best wishes from Berlin. Lorne and Hanna xxx

    £15.00

  • mary dewing

    mary dewing

    Oct 8, 2018

    Well done Roman for helping these boys through their passion for football , I am sure it is making a difference. V proud of you love Mary

    £20.00

  • Chloe Houston Mandy

    Chloe Houston Mandy

    Oct 8, 2018

    £10.00

  • Elizabeth Meath Baker

    Elizabeth Meath Baker

    Sep 15, 2018

    Keepy uppy Roman such a good project

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Sep 14, 2018

    Looks amazing, mate. Best of luck with it all! Nick B

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Roman St Clair

Roman St Clair

Bekaa Valley, Lebanon

Roman is 28, he's lived in Beirut for 4 years, working in journalism and communications and learning Arabic. He organises and plays in football tournaments in Lebanon and previously the UK. He says "Football is an incredible tool for communication and creating connection."

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