What's New » Football

World Gifts for father's Day (20th June!)

The pandemic has really made us appreciate those around us, and those we can't see. With the world slowly opening up we can hopefully mark special occasions, like Father's Day, in a big way this year! Order by June 9 to guarantee your gifts arrive in the post on time. If you want to send an ecard, or print your card at home, you can even do that on the day (20 June, for all those who aren't sure!). World Gifts, perfect for Father's Day. I think it's safe to say that most of us are rather fed up of video calls and very much on board with the continuing lifting of restrictions! There's still quite a long way to...

Read more →

Charity Gifts of education and skills training

World Gifts from our Education and Skills Training Fund will give people of all ages the chance to learn, fulfill their potential and work towards a brighter, more secure future. Sport, especially football, is a fantastic way to bring children together. In Peixinhos, Brazil, domestic and gang violence are common and often caused by drugs, unemployment and lack of access to quality education. One of CAFOD's partners in Brazil is using football to break this cycle of violence, drugs and unemployment which are ever present in the lives of many families in the community.Football workshops allow children and young people to build trust, team work, ambition and a good work ethic through physical exercise. Many are from rival gangs so...

Read more →