West Ham United Foundation degree helps Newham teenager Mo Ali

Saturday 08 May
Updated Sunday 09 May 14:45


Ahead of the Hammers' home game against Everton this Sunday - which is the awareness fixture for the Club's Official Charity, West Ham United Foundation - we look at the story of Newham-born teenager Mo Ali, who has combined his passion for football with learning as a student on a West Ham United Foundation degree course at the University of East London...

Community in Conversation

Tuesday 23 Mar
Updated Tuesday 23 Mar 15:30


Over the last year, as the COVID-19 pandemic has taken hold globally, West Ham United has been doing everything it can to support its local communities. 

West Ham United Foundation CEO, Joseph Lyons, has penned the following piece regarding the importance of unity as we continue our efforts… 

Foundation supporting women on International Women's Day

Monday 08 Mar
Updated Monday 08 Mar 18:00


West Ham United is committed to providing opportunities to everybody across the community. We are exceptionally proud of the work we do to support females across our breadth of programmes, and today, for International Women’s Day we are highlighting three of these initiatives. 

Foundation host webinar on online hate crime

Monday 01 Mar
Updated Monday 01 Mar 17:30

 

West Ham United and the West Ham United Foundation recently held a public webinar in partnership with the Metropolitan Police, where special guests discussed racism and hate crime; a rising issue in our society. 

Hammers join Race Europe Virtual Challenge 2021

Tuesday 09 Feb
Updated Tuesday 09 Feb 12:30

Hammers join Race Europe Virtual Challenge


Join the Hammers' Squad to take on 13 other football clubs in London and raise funds for the West Ham United Foundation. 

The Race Europe event will see 14 London football clubs race across Europe in a virtual activity challenge.

Working in squads of 23, each Club aims to be the fastest to cover the 6,720 miles that separate all of the Euro 2021 host cities.

David Martin backs Time to Talk Day

Thursday 04 Feb
Updated Thursday 04 Feb 19:37


West Ham United goalkeeper David Martin is backing Time to Talk Day - the day to get the nation talking about mental health.

Martin is the Health and Wellbeing Ambassador for the Club’s Players’ Project, and speaks in the video above about his experiences with mental health over his career.

A small conversation about mental health has the power to make a big difference.

National Storytelling Week: Hammers recognise black trailblazers

Tuesday 02 Feb
Updated Tuesday 02 Feb 13:00


National Storytelling Week is here, presenting an opportunity for individuals to consider their own story as well as that of  others. 

Equality is embedded across all of our work at West Ham United and one of the main ways we can drive awareness and influence others in order to tackle discrimination, is by having conversations which educate others and effectively represent our values. 

West Ham United Foundation celebrates achievements of 2020 with David Moyes

Thursday 31 Dec
Updated Thursday 31 Dec 12:30
Mentor of the Year Award – Ade Omideyi
Mentor of the Year Award – Ade Omideyi
Outstanding Achievement of the Year Award – Ben Fraser
Outstanding Achievement of the Year Award – Ben Fraser
Staff Recognition of the Year Award – Jill Sapsford
Staff Recognition of the Year Award – Jill Sapsford
Trustees’ Award - Maria Abraham
Trustees’ Award - Maria Abraham
Foundation Coach of the Year Award – Nick Crickmar
Foundation Coach of the Year Award – Nick Crickmar
Mentor of the Year Award – Ade Omideyi 1
Outstanding Achievement of the Year Award – Ben Fraser 2
Staff Recognition of the Year Award – Jill Sapsford 3
Trustees’ Award - Maria Abraham 4
Foundation Coach of the Year Award – Nick Crickmar 5

 

During a year of disruption and distress, it was important to keep morale high, focus on positives and highlight accomplishments.

As such, the West Ham United Foundation pressed ahead with their annual celebration event - albeit virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic - recognising the achievements of the organisation and its workforce.

COVID-19: Community Activity Update

Monday 21 Dec
Updated Monday 21 Dec 11:08

London Stadium


Following the government’s announcement regarding Tier 4 areas on Saturday, the West Ham United Foundation can confirm there are a number of changes to some upcoming activities.