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Ramadan Emergency Project
FURD's Saudat and Mehrun did a sponsored walk last weekend (whilst fasting) and are raising money on behalf of One Ummah charity to help refugees inside Syria. Saudat said, "Hello! I'm raising money for Syria and would love your help! Most of you are aware that Syrians are being attacked, losing loved ones and their own homes every single day. Things are even harder than we can imagine....
15 June 2017 view this news article in full
FURD/I-Aspire Summer/Eid festival Sunday 2nd July at U-Mix Centre

FURD is again teaming up with the I-Aspire Foundation to hold a community festival in Lowfield Park, outside the U-Mix Centre, just after Eid on Sunday 2nd July.

The festival will be from 1-5pm and will feature football activities, mega slide, henna and mehndi, stalls, rides, face painting, boxing, bouncy castle, 'last man standing', food and much more!

More details coming soon...

See the festival flyer at the link below to our tweet.

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14 June 2017 view this news article in full
Sheffield's Great Get-Together on Sunday 18th June
We are pleased to be supporting Sheffield's Great Get-Together at Heeley City Farm this Sunday, 18th June between 11am and 3.30pm. We'll be there with Streetkick, our inflatable football pitch, to show that we all have #moreincommon than divides us. The Sheffield event is one of hundreds of Great Get Togethers taking place across the country on the same weekend, inspired by Jo Cox, who was murdered on 16 June 2016....
14 June 2017 view this news article in full
Women's football tournament welcomes the Diyar team from Palestine
FURD hosted a charity football tournament for women at the U-Mix Centre on Saturday 10th June in honour of a tour of the UK by Diyar women's football team from Bethlehem. The 5-a-side tournament was organised jointly with AFC Unity from Sheffield and Republica Internationale from Leeds, and our teams were joined by Mexborough Athletic and Nunny's Funky Boots. There was some great football on display from all the teams with Mexborough being the winners....
13 June 2017 view this news article in full
Use your vote!
FURD would like to encourage everyone who has the right to vote in this Thursday's General Election - especially young people - to use their vote....
6 June 2017 view this news article in full
Palestinian women's football team coming to Sheffield
On Saturday 10th June, FURD is hosting a fundraising women's football tournament - and one of the participating teams is coming all the way from Bethlehem. The Diyar team was founded by players at Bethlehem University in 2008. It is one of the West Bank's leading teams and many of their players are in the Palestine national women's team. They are coming on tour to the UK with support from Liverpool Friends of Diyar....
23 May 2017 view this news article in full
Female football coach wanted
Job title: Female football coach Hours: 1.5 a week every Saturday morning, or alternate Saturday mornings Location: the U-Mix Centre, Sheffield Description: Female football coach wanted to run FURD's girls' football sessions from 11am-midday on Saturdays, for girls aged 7-15. Candidates should ideally have the FA Level 2 in Coaching Football, but an FA Level 1 qualified coach with some paid or voluntary experience would be considered. DBS clearance is essential....
18 May 2017 view this news article in full
Oral history project on Jewish Sheffield
FURD's admin worker, Sonia Howard, has taken part in an oral history project about Sheffield's Jewish community. The Witness Project is run by the University of Sheffield's History department to collect and preserve Sheffield's past. Interviews are carried out by second year history students. This year's theme was about growing up Jewish in Sheffield during and after the Second World War....
17 May 2017 view this news article in full
Streetkick mobile football pitch available for hire
Our Streetkick units are mobile, inflatable football pitches that are able to move from one location to another delivering activity directly into your local communities. We are Sheffield's original Streetkick provider and our games have been in operation since 1998 supporting many community events throughout South Yorkshire and beyond. This summer we have two inflatable Streetkick games to hire, both of which were featured at the 2012 Euro championships in Poland....
17 May 2017 view this news article in full
FURD teams up with Amnesty's 'Football Welcomes' initiative
Throughout the 2016-17 season, FURD has been running the 'Football Supporting Refugees' project. Funded by the Premier League Fans Fund, the project is a season long programme encouraging football fans in Sheffield to engage with refugees and asylum seekers living in the city by attending matches together on a regular basis. More than that, it is about supporting more involvement in the whole match day experience....
27 April 2017 view this news article in full

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