Deliveroo giving away kits to start up 200 new female football teams

Deliveroo have today announced that they are extending their Gift of Kit programme to recruit over 200 new girls and womens teams across the UK.

By Deborah Price, Local Democracy Reporter
Friday, 23rd October 2020, 11:08 am
Updated Friday, 23rd October 2020, 11:11 am

Community clubs have been severely impacted by COVID-19, losing sponsor revenue and other crucial income streams, with womens’ and girls’ teams considered most at risk.

Teams can apply via between today and November 1st.

And Deliveroo will randomly select over 200 teams to receive free Deliveroo-branded kit as well as additional benefits including a set of 14 branded and numbered Nike jerseys in a range of colours (x13 outfield, x1 goalkeeper), 100 £5 vouchers for team / club members to use during 2021 and access to additional Deliveroo offers.

The initiative is to encourage the start-up of new girls and womens football teams

The food-delivery company first launched the Deliveroo Gift of Kit campaign last year with huge success, bringing much needed support to over 28,000 grassroots football players.

Now it is relaunching the campaign exclusively for womens’ and girls’ teams, who are considered most at risk of being hit the hardest throughout the COVID-19 crisis.

The new commitment from Deliveroo follows Monday’s announcement of the FA’s new four-year strategy, focused on Inspiring Positive Change in women’s and girls’ football. As an official partner of the Lionesses, Deliveroo shares the FA’s ambition to create a sustainable future for women’s and girls’ football, and is proud to continue to support amateur teams across the UK.

Caroline Harris, marketing director UKI for Deliveroo said: "We are committed to supporting the local communities that we are part of, and are grateful to have this opportunity to help local grassroots teams most in need, and get them back on their feet."

The initiative is to encourage the start-up of new girls and womens football teams