During Volunteers’ Week we’re taking the time to shine a light on the volunteers who power the third sector across Aberdeen and the North-east.

Today we turn our attention to the volunteers behind Aberdeen FC Community Trust.

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AFCCT Volunteers taking part in the Celebrate Aberdeen parade

Aberdeen FC Community Trust was formed in 2014 as the official partner charity of Aberdeen Football Club, “To provide support and opportunity to change lives for the better.”

The Aberdeen based charity outline their vision as "Working to be a participative identifiable organisation working effectively with others, to primarily improve health and well being, education, equality and to enhance social cohesion. AFCCT will constantly strive to impact positively on communities and individuals to improve and enhance life choices."

Here’s their Chief Executive, Ally Prockter

Ally explains the importance of their volunteers

Aberdeen FC Community Trust is based within Pittodrie Stadium. Find out more about the charity by visiting afccommunitytrust.org

“Aberdeen FC Community Trust are very fortunate to have over 80 volunteers involved with all aspects of our charity.

 They are invaluable to AFCCT as they are involved with our Fundraising, Mascots, Representing AFCCT and help us with the delivery our many programmes throughout Aberdeen City & Shire

Our volunteers are part of the AFCCT family and we are very lucky to have them!” - Aberdeen FC Community Trust

Reading this and want to get involved in our week of celebration? Send us a 30 second video, a picture of your volunteers or a few sentences telling us why volunteers are vital to your organisation! We’ll be featuring these on our social media channels throughout Volunteers’ Week.