Six football-related fundraising events About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. 729 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis19 Donations to UNICEF via SoccerAid until 29 July will be doubled by the UK government. Matched donations will be used to fund nutrition of mothers, babies and children under five in Zimbabwe, Myanmar and Ethiopia.[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIgNSIMxCmc[/youtube] [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHyK2bsmOls[/youtube] Tagged with: football fundraising events 3) Seymours Estate Agents Keepy Uppy ChallengeSurrey estate agents Seymours is running a keepy uppy challenge during Euro 2016, asking people to do as many “keepy-ups” as possible with a football or random object of their choosing, film themselves, and nominate their chosen charity as well as three friends to join the challenge. Videos can be uploaded to Twitter or Seymours’ Facebook page, and the person who attracts the most “likes” or retweets will win £2,000 for their chosen charity. 730 total views, 2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis19 4) 2016 Homeless World CupThe 2016 Homeless World Cup takes place in Glasgow, from July 10-16, with 64 teams, representing 52 countries, participating in celebrating and highlighting the work of the Homeless World Cup National Partner network. George Square will be converted into an outdoor street football venue for the event, with three purpose built pitches with seating. The charity is also currently rolling out a new site that is translatable into different languages to help extend its reach across the globe. Advertisement 5) Indie Music Cup 201616 companies in the independent music industry are taking part in the five-a-side Indie Music Cup 2016 to raise money for medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). The tournament is taking place on 4 June in Shoreditch and teams include Domino Records, 4AD, PRS for Musico, Last FM, Bella Union and Ninja Tune. DJ sets from Throwing Shade plus secret guests will also provide entertainment on the day. Melanie May | 1 June 2016 | News With Euro 2016 starting on 10 June, football-themed events are proving a popular way of raising money for charity. Here are six footie fundraising events that we’ve spotted taking place around the UK.1) Confero & Soccer AidConfero is aiming to take £120,000 for UNICEF’s Soccer Aid 2016 by donating 60 call centre agents to answer calls for the Telethon at their state-of- the-art call centre in Wembley. Confero is an official corporate partner of the event that has so far raised more than £17 million in total for UNICEF. It will also provide hardware and software infrastructure and full pre-and post-event consultancy. 2) Chelsea FC Champions of Change CupChelsea FC’s first ever Champions of Change Cup tournament, which took place in May, has raised £50,000 for Plan International’s Champions of Change programme in Colombia. Teams from London and beyond came to Stamford Bridge to compete, including CBRE, Zone, Adam&Eve, and D E Shaw & Co. Plan International has been Chelsea FC’s global charity partner since September 2015.Pictured: the winning team with Carlo Cudicini.