Pitch flood drainage repairs

by James Child in Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Total raised £9,943

£10,000 target 3 days left
99% 109 supporters
Keep what you raise – this project will receive all pledges made by 31st May 2024 at 1:00pm

Moortown RUFC are raising funds to repair damaged caused to the pitch due to flooding.

by James Child in Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Who are we?

We are Moortown RUFC and were founded in 1934! We run rugby teams for Mini-Junior Players, U18's and seniors. We also run non-contact rugby for people wanting to keep fit and meet new people. We are a friendly club who welcome everyone and anyone into our rugby family whether you want to play, watch or simply socialise.1709031321_screenshot_2024-02-27-10-52-07-18_1c337646f29875672b5a61192b9010f9.jpg

Why are we crowdfunding?

As flooding took hold the pitches have become un safe for our little ones to enjoy their Rugby, running around with friends and keeping active. We are crowdfunding to enable us to afford the much needed repairs and to safeguard the future of the pitches for generations to come.


How we’ll spend the money raised

We need to install appropriate drainage and repair the playing surface. We will do this by installing secondary drainage to the pitches called "sand banding" as well as re-seeding and cultivating the surface to allow new grass to grow effectively.


Community impact

Moortown RUFC is right in the heart of the community. We have given children, young teenagers and adults a social and activity space for decades. Since COVID and the cost of living crisis the Rugby Club has struggled to continue offering the facilities to the local community and encourage more people to come along, join in and stay active. If we are successful in our plight we will be able to really push our facility, opening it up more regularly not just to the local community but to local schools and groups that need a space to help people come together. 


How you can play your part

There are four simple ways to help us reach our target, and make this project a reality.

1. Make a pledge. Don’t delay if you’re going to support us because momentum is key to our success!

2. Spread the word. Share our project on your social media pages and tell the world to get behind us! The more people we reach, the more support we will get.

3. Offer rewards. Get involved if you are a local business by donating things we can offer to our supporters. We will give you a shout out!

4. Fundraise for us. If you want to run your own fundraiser – maybe a sponsored activity or similar – use the 'contact project' button at the top of our page to let us know. Setting up your own page only takes a few minutes and you won’t need any bank details. Just a fun idea!


This project offers rewards in return for your donation. Please select a reward below.

£250 or more

4 of 250 claimed

Leaf on a Acorn

Some Clubs and societies offer a "Buy a Brick". Moortown RUFC are offering a Leaf on our Oak Trea Art work in the club that will be unveiled when we reach our target. Have your name, family or company engraved for life!

£10 or more

6 of 100 claimed

Moortown RUFC personalised pen

Scribble away with a metal cased, high quality Moortown RUFC pen

£10 or more

3 of 100 claimed

Moortown RUFC - Pin Badge

Wear your Moortown RUFC pin badge with pride!

£20 or more

2 of 10 claimed

Chunky Cactus Cafe - £30 meal and drinks voucher

Treat yourself on a Saturday morning or afternoon to up £30 off the set menu or drinks!

£20 or more

1 of 10 claimed

£30 Food voucher with the Birria Boyz

Check out the Birria Boys on Instagram for Leeds' best Taco food! Come and pick up your authentic Mexican delight and support a great cause.

£30 or more

0 of 10 claimed

PT Session with Personal Trainer Max Hunter

With a usual value of £60, let Max listen to your fitness goals and give you a work out that suits you! Experienced and sought after PT Max will make you feel at ease and help you achieve your goals.

£100 or more

0 of 10 claimed

Home Electrical Test (EICR)

Up to a four bedroom property our very kind electrical contractor GD Electrical will carry out an inspection on your property!

£400 or more

0 of 5 claimed

Personalised Song by Kuill

Have singer/songwriter Kuill record a song for a special occasion or dedicated to someone special.

£1,000 or more

Life Member

Become a life member of Moortown RUFC. Have your name or family name on the board and enjoy many benefits in the facility.

£20 or more

5 of 5 claimed

Pizza Marino £30 food voucher!

For the best pizza, curry or burgers in Town use this voucher to spend on their menu!

£20 or more

5 of 5 claimed

RP Setchfield Butchers £30 meat platter

Pick up this wonderful, fully stocked meat platter worth £30 for just £20!

£70 or more

6 of 6 claimed

Bar Voucher worth £100

Redeemable at the Rugby Bar with no time limit, spend up to £100 on any drink at any time.

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