West Ham United Foundation and R;pple Suicide Prevention Run a Charity Football Tournament

West Ham United Foundation and R;pple Suicide Prevention Charity are hosting our first-ever Five-A-Side Football Tournament, in partnership with West Ham United FC and Shawbrook Bank.

The tournament will take place on 22nd June 2024 at the West Ham United Academy at Chadwell Heath, offering teams an unparalleled opportunity to play on the same grounds as past and future footballing legends — some of whom are set to appear on the day.

This unforgettable event will bring together 20 teams — 16 men’s and 4 women’s — playing in a friendly yet competitive environment in support of two important causes.

Organised in partnership with WestHam United FC and Shawbrook Bank, the tournament is sponsored by high-profile companies like Anderson Wilde & Harris, Brickflow, Kuits, LDS, Westminster Consultants and is supported by our valued partners FinWELL Training and Financial Wellbeing Within Sport CIC.

All funds raised will support the work of R;pple Suicide Prevention and the West Ham United Foundation, and we are hugely thankful for everyone's involvement!

Event Highlights
  • Date: 22nd June 2024
  • Time: 10am – 4pm
  • Location: West Ham United Academy, Saville Road, Dagenham, RM6 6DU
  • Open to both men's and women's teams, 18+, all skill levels
  • Side activities: Raffle, auction and more

Why Join Us

"This is more than just a football tournament - it is a gathering of like-minded individuals, organisations, and sponsors who are passionate about making a difference. It is a celebration of the power of sport to bring people together and drive positive change. It is a reminder that, through our collective efforts, we have the ability to create a brighter future for those in need. 
I’d like to say a huge thank you to all who have made this day happen."
Alice Hendy MBE, CEO and Founder, R;pple Suicide Prevention Charity 

"Whether you are a seasoned player or looking for a fun day out with colleagues, whilst supporting two great causes, this is an event you won’t want to miss!"
- Mark Hedley – Development Finance Specialist for Shawbrook Bank

How to Participate
  • Teams: To register your team, visit Charity Football Tournament 2024. The entry fee is £600, which includes refreshments. With limited availability, teams are being booked on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Sponsorship: Local businesses interested in sponsoring the event can contact Mark Hedley on mark.hedley@shawbrook.co.uk for more information on sponsorship packages.

About the Organisers

West Ham United Foundation

Uses the power of football to change the lives of people living in the communities of East London and Essex, helping to inspire better futures for all through the delivery of 35+ initiatives. Visit website

R;pple Suicide Prevention

R;pple is an innovative digital crisis intervention tool that ensures more help and support is given to individuals searching for harmful content online. With millions of downloads worldwide, R;pple intercepts thousands of harmful online searches, continually saving lives from suicide.

Shawbrook Bank

Rated ‘Excellent’ by customers, Shawbrook Bank is the home of award-winning lending and savings products, providing individuals with savings accounts and personal loans, and working with businesses and property professionals to meet their individual and often complex funding needs. Visit website

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