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Ian Rush desires to strengthen the football roots.

All proceeds will go towards helping kids realise their full potential. The Foundation will also help communities that need extra sports equipment. We also specialise in helping kids with special needs and disabilities. Everyone deserve to have the best chance in life.

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Ian Rush established his Ian Rush Foundation in 1999. His aim is to facilitate grassroots football not just in the UK but globally, especially in underprivileged areas.


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Ian is also a patron of Shabra Heart Cancer Charity and together they have helped buy gene sequencing equipment for several hospitals.

Together Rita Shah and Oliver Brady have formed a strong active committee to make the Shabra Heart and Cancer Foundation a reality with the kind hardworking dedication of the following members: Rita Shah and Oliver Brady.

Liverpool FC Foundation

Being part of Liverpool Football Club means being part of the greatest football family in the world. We look out for each other, and particularly those who are in need.

The LFC Foundation is the official charity of Liverpool Football Club. Building on the Club’s work in the community over the past 20 years, the charity was formed in 2010 as a financially independent organisation to harness the power and passion our fans and supporters have to improve the lives of others.

Mauritius: Angel Special School & Welfare Association

School and a community centre for disabled children and their families from the local village.

Operation of a Day to Day services for about 30 disabled children above 5 years of age with the following services:
Subsidized means of transport for conveyance of disabled children from and back to their respective place of residence by the help of the ministry of social security.
Recreational tours once a month by the help of Barclays Bank
Water therapy session at the sea side by Courts Caravan
Basic numeracy and literacy courses.

Marymount University Hospital & Hospice

Marymount University Hospital & Hospice is a healthcare facility which provides two distinct services. The elderly care facility provides respite care, intermediate palliative care and continuing care for older people

Marymount Hospice provides care to patients with progressive illness, both cancer and non-cancer, at a time when pain or other symptom issues need addressing. Patients on active treatment may benefit from a short term admission for symptom control and rehabilitation. Support is offered to families facing loss or who are bereaved. Marymount is the designated Specialist Care Centre for the Cork/Kerry region serving a population of approximately 600,000.

FC Leytonstone

FC Leytonstone supporting the community football set up in Leytonstone with kids teams from U9, U12 and U15.

The Coach Emad Football Academy - Pakistan

The Coach Emad Football Academy is run completely free of cost. All players at the academy are provided high quality football kits and daily refreshments.

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The Ian Rush Foundation (IRF) is a registered charity in England and Wales.
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