Kidderminster Harriers Community Trust
2019 Community Club of the Year
Kidderminster Harriers Community Trust is a registered charity (1092877) aiming to encourage more children to play and watch football. Established in 1993 was one of only 4 non-league clubs invited into the National Football and Community Programme in Professional Football.
The Trust provides a range of football activities throughout the year in Worcestershire and the surrounding areas that promote all of the following objectives throughout all areas of engagement.
- Provide and promote a healthier lifestyle to all
- Ensure that an inclusive environment is developed
- Promote the benefits of football
- Ensure enjoyment and fun are constantly present
The Trust have a group of committed staff who are at least FA Level 2 qualified with some coaches being UEFA A/B qualified, many of the coaches are ex-professional players themselves.
Each year, The Trust works with an average of 15,000 children across all of our programmes and desire to develop footballing talent alongside creating healthier community. In 2012, The Trust were awarded Community Club of the Year by the Football Conference Trust.
Over the course of the last two decades the work undertaken in the local community has certainly increased levels of footballing activity and enabled people to become or stay active, promoting healthier lifestyles all round.
The Trust’s Future Mission
Encourage more people, especially children to play and watch football for the good of the game and our community.
The Trust’s Vision
To make sure that activities are available for all regardless of age, religion, ethnic background, ability and gender, ensuring that the trust remains a community trust and doesn’t become a commercial operation, as positively impacting the community is the main objective.