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30 years of CITC: In numbers

Examining City in the Community's Football Effect...

City in the Community is celebrating 30 years of making a difference to the lives of people in Manchester. 

To mark the occasion, New Economy Manchester has examined the impact various projects have had on participants and the wider community across the city.

Focusing on the foundation’s two flagship programmes - the disability football project ‘One City’ and the Kicks project - the Football Effect report sheds light on the extent of City in the Community’s work.

This year, we are working with 40,000 people within Greater Manchester and both of the above programmes have played a pivotal role in helping to bring greater access to sport for young and disabled people.

Download a copy of the Football Effect report.

The numbers in this report speak for themselves, but one of the very special parts of this research and indeed the 30 year celebration has been hearing stories from participants.

Throughout the 2016/17 season we’ll uncover 30 stories which recognise the excellence and impact of City in the Community’s work.

Unlike the figures in this report, these stories are not something we can evaluate in a quantitative way, but often best exemplify what City in the Community is all about.

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CITC celebrate 30 year milestone

This season, City in the Community is celebrating 30 years of making a difference to the lives of people in Manchester.

Over the course of the season we’ll be sharing 30 of our favourite stories from throughout City in the Community’s history, to celebrate this landmark year.

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Cityzens Giving scoops prestigious award

Cityzens Giving’s global impact has been recognised at the Beyond Sport Awards, where it picked up the Corporate Citizenship Campaign of the Year.

The campaign, which delivers life changing community football projects across the world, collected this prestigious award, which acknowledges high achievement in sport for social change.

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New disabled facility opens at Etihad Stadium

Matchdays at the Etihad Stadium have been made easier for Manchester City’s disabled supporters, thanks to a new installation, which opened at the 1-1 draw with Everton.

The introduction of a ‘Changing Places’ facility will allow the Club to better meet the need of supporters who require accessible toilets at the home of the Blues.

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