Local football club teams up with Co-op Funeralcare

10 November 2016

The Collier Row Youth Football Club Under 14s football team have received some brand new additions to their kit, courtesy of their new sponsor, Romford Co-op Funeralcare.

The club, based in Romford, Essex, is well-known within the local area, and has been running since 1962. Current Team Manager Glen Ferris, explained:

Our club is at the heart of the local community, and plays a key role in engaging youngsters and bringing them together through sport.

We know how passionate the Co-op Funeralcare team is about getting involved in local projects like ours, and we’re so pleased they were able to support us. The boys love their new kits, and we’re all extremely grateful to our new sponsors.

Funeralcare and organiser of the sponsorship, commented:

We believe it’s vital to remain an active part of the community you’re in, so we’re always looking to give local projects and causes the support they need to continue their excellent work.

This football club is so engrained within our community that we couldn’t wait to get involved, and we’re thrilled that we’ve been able to contribute to the success of the team.

Notes to Editors

For further information please contact:

Caroline Canty: caroline.canty@coop.co.uk / 0161 767 6477 Emily Dalton: emily.dalton@coop.co.uk / 0161 767 4323

About Co-op Funeralcare

Co-op Funeralcare is the UK’s leading funeral director and part of the Co-op Group, the UK’s largest co-op business, whose purpose is “Championing a better way of doing business for you and your communities.”

Further information is available at: coop.co.uk/funeralcare

About the Co-op

The Co-op, which is the UK’s largest co-operative business with interests across food, funerals, insurance and legal services, has a clear purpose of championing a better way of doing business for you and your communities. Owned by millions of UK consumers, the Co-op operates a total of 3,750 outlets, with more than 70,000 employees and an annual turnover of approximately £11 billion.