Foundation Opens Another Breakfast Club!

Huddersfield Town Foundation has opened a new ‘Early Kick-Off’ breakfast club at Eastborough JI + N School, marking the 22nd launch for the charity as they continue to expand their campaign.  

The breakfast club provides healthy food for as many young people as possible, providing children with the perfect start to their days. Now in its fourth year of existence, the growth of the charity in the local area has been remarkableand now serves over 1,000 free and healthy breakfasts each day. 

Food delivery driver, Tom Farrell drops off nutritious food for each school’s breakfast club which is available to Eastborough students from 8.15am.

Club Ambassador, Andy Booth was on hand for the expansion and he was joined by mascot, Captain Booth who was greeting excited pupils in the morning. Stuart Robertshaw, Carol Atkinson from Sheards Accountants and Head

Teacher, Tracy Mahmood all also attended the opening of the new breakfast club. 

Since its launch in October 2012 the ‘Early Kick-Off’ Breakfast Club has served over 500,000 breakfasts, beating their original target.

Huddersfield Town Foundations Julie Sheffield commented on the latest expansion: 

“I am delighted to open another breakfast club at Eastborough; it’s great to see so many schools getting involved in what we are doing.

“It’s incredibly beneficial to the children as it provides them with the perfect start to the day.

“We would like to thank everyone who has helped with the scheme so far through financial support or by simply giving up their time to come to the breakfast clubs, it is much appreciated.

“I hope that we can continue this growth and expand to even more schools in the local area in the near future.” 

If you are interested in getting involved with the ‘Early Kick-Off’ breakfast club project or want to get involved with the Town Foundation, please email Julie on julie.sheffield@htafc.com or call 01484 468205