ON BEHALF of all the children, young people and adults of Feltham Bees Disabled Sports Club, I would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to Hounslow Youth Service and their 'People's Empowerment and Education Programmes' Grant (PEEPS).
Faced with the need to raise money to embark on our football tour of the North West, where the Feltham Bees will be representing Brentford in matches against the disability sides of Manchester, Liverpool etc, a group of players completed the PEEPS form to apply for funding. The panel, made up of a group of young people, awarded the club a substantial grant.
With the other fundraising initiatives organised by the club, the sponsorships, donations and now the PEEPS grant, the Feltham Bees will not only be touring the north west in May half-term but have also been able to purchase brand Brentford FC fleeces, tracksuits and playing kit.
The players' pride in wearing the same kit as their heroes is a joy to behold and the impact on their self-esteem is immeasurable.
RAY COLEMAN Secretary, Feltham Bees Club.