Coop supports youth football

A generous donation by Cooperative Funeralcare is set to help boost youth football in Berwick. 

The £1816 award is part of the Coop community funding programme that benefits local good causes and has been awarded to Berwick Rangers Community Foundation to help maintain and grow girls’ and boys’ football in Berwick. 

Coop Funeralcare Berwick branch manager and funeral director, Edward Foxton, said:

“Cooperative Funeralcare is pleased to support Berwick Rangers Community Foundation who are in-turn supporting the maintenance and development of local youth football. 

“Everyone knows that playing team sports gives kids a great opportunity to develop both on and off the pitch, so we’re delighted to play a small part in giving boys and girls the opportunity to enjoy the many benefits of playing football.”

Chairman of the Foundation, ex-Berwick Rangers player, Warren Hawke said:

“We are extremely grateful to Cooperative Funeralcare for their community donation. It will ensure that Berwick Rangers Juniors and the Wildcats are supported to maintain and grow opportunities for local boys and girls to enjoy playing football.”

Edward Foxton presents a cheque to Berwick Rangers Community Foundation trustee, Stuart Birkett.