Sussex cricket kit on its way to needy communities

Richard Geffen hands the surplus kit to Vic Mills

Richard Geffen hands the surplus kit to Vic Mills

0
Have your say

Goodwood and Chichester Priory Park cricket clubs have handed over surplus cricket clothing and kit to Vic Mills, founder of Project Front Foot.

The project was founded in 2009 based on the understanding that children’s participation in sport is a key component of their education and personal development.

The group’s aim, through the provision of kit, coaching and competitive-age group cricket, is to provide increased opportunities for the disadvantaged boys and girls of Dharavi in India – and beyond. 

Over the past four years surplus kit has been donated to organisations, schools and institutions in and around Mumbai and Maharashtra.

The donations from Goodwood and Chichester, primarily adult kit, are part of the Afghan Kit Appeal. Vic and his team are delivering this kit at the end of the month to the Deutsche Cricket Bund.

With Germany opening its boarders to refugees from Afghanistan, it has become one of the fastest-growing cricket countries in the world. England v Germany may well be on the cricket fixture list sooner rather than later.

With Germany opening its boarders to refugees from Afghanistan, it has become one of the fastest-growing cricket countries in the world. England v Germany may well be on the cricket fixture list sooner rather than later.

Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking sports news where you live.

Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be among the first to know what’s going on.

1 Make this website your homepage

2 Like our Facebook page at facebook.com/pages/Sport-Sussex

3 Follow us on Twitter @SportSussex

4 Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.

Share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!