Friends of Welsh Hockey is a Charity set up to support field hockey activities within Wales. Its two main areas of operation is to run a monthly draw and to administer the fund that this draw generates. This fund will allow the Charity to help develop hockey throughout Wales by supporting projects run by Clubs / Schools or individuals. The fund will also provide financial assistance for young people to improve their hockey experiences whether it be as a player, umpire, official or volunteer.
The charity is anxious to receive applications for financial assistance particularly if Community Chest (and other grant giving organisations) have been unable to help you. The charities objectives allow support to be given to projects which
The promotion of community participation in healthy recreation, in particular by putting systems in place for the provision of facilities for the playing of field hockey within Wales.
Advance the education of the public in general (particularly amongst schools and hockey clubs) on the participation and administration of field hockey
Providing support enabling disabled individuals or those in financial need to participate.
The charity is run independently of the National Governing Body, Hockey Wales.
Press Release -Click here to read FoWH Press Release regarding membership.
Following this the Trustee’s are delighted to announce that the prizes will increase to £70, £40, 2 x £20 from the May prize draw.