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Louis Moult Raises Awareness of Homelessness As Part Of EFL Day Of Action

20 March 2019


Louis Moult Raises Awareness of Homelessness As Part Of EFL Day Of Action

20 March 2019

All 72 EFL clubs came together to highlight the work undertaken to tackle some of society's biggest issues for the EFL's Day of Action 2019.

The day of action, which took place on Tuesday 19th March was a chance for each club to host events designed to showcase the very best of their work to tackle a diverse range of social issues, from homelessness and mental health, to community cohesion and the battle against plastic pollution. 

Spearheading the day of action across large parts of mainstream media was Preston North End's day of events as we joined forces with our friends at the Foxton Centre to raise awareness of homelessness and drug and alcohol addiction. 

Fronting the campaign was Preston North End's Louis Moult who was able to touch on the issues of homelessness and alcohol addiction with family members going through the same ordeal.

Louis took part in a pre-recorded feature with BBC Breakfast to put the spotlight on the issues before returning to the Foxton Centre on the day of action to meet more of the individuals who have been impacted by their work.


Louis Moult Visits Foxton Centre

14 December 2018

As well as BBC Breakfast, Louis also spoke to BBC North West and Sky Sports News with the North End striker hugely passionate about making difference.

He said: "I'm honoured to have been involved and we've had a lot of publicity on the subject which is great. I've shared my story but it's not about me, it's about raising awareness for people like Foxton Centre."

Louis' visit is the second time the forward has spent time at the Foxton Centre following his visit over Christmas. To find out more about his story and the work that the Foxton Centre do, follow the article on the left hand side now. 

If you've been affected by any of the issues that the PNE Community and Education Trust have raised over the past few days, we ask that you seek help and do not go through it alone. 

For issues regarding homelessness or if you've experience homelessness, please seek help from the Foxton Centre here

If you need help with drug and alcohol addiction, click here

For issues relating to mental health, the EFL's charity partner, MIND have an array of resources and areas to signpost individuals. Find out more here.


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