Morton in the Community News

  1. FFIT | Finlay’s journey.

    Since 2014, one hundred and thirty four people have participated in Football Fans in Training (FFIT), on average each person loses 6.06kg having engaged for the full thirteen weeks. Additional benefits include positive impacts on participant’s mental well-being, increased physical activity levels and lower levels of blood pressure. Finlay Gillies aged fifty six engaged in [...]

  2. NUMERACY TRAIL | St Joseph’s primary 2’s complete Greenock Morton Numeracy Trail

      Thanks to Tesco Bags of Help, Morton in the Community had the opportunity to grow their education projects after the success of The Greenock Morton Literacy Trail. Voting in both Greenock and Port Glasgow Tesco was open throughout the festive season of 2017 and Morton in the Community came out on top claiming £4000. [...]

  3. FFIT | Pat’s journey to a healthier lifestyle

    Pat Burke who spearheads local charity Children in Poverty Inverclyde enrolled in Morton in the Community’s Football Fans In Training project earlier this year. Since then he has experienced a wonderful journey to a healthier life. In his own words Pat said “he needed to get off his back side”. FFIT is a step by step [...]

  4. POSITIVE GOALS | Successful employability programme gets a rematch

    The Positive Goals employability programme run by Morton in the Community and backed by Inverclyde-based housing association River Clyde Homes is returning for a second year. The 2017 programme was a great success, with 61% of participants that completed the six week project gaining work or a place in full time education, and of those, [...]

  5. BOYS | Celebrating success: Morton Community 2005s

    Having completed their first season of eleven aside football, Morton Community 2005’s, players, coaches and family took the opportunity celebrate success at Cappielow on Friday 15thJune 2018. Morton Community 2005s as a team where rewarded in May after being crowned champions of the Under 13s Paisley and Johnstone District League and Friday was the turn [...]

  6. #Morton50DayChallenge | Featured fundraiser

    Gillian Hughes’ #Morton50DayChallenge has come and gone in a flash. The #Morton50DayChallenge encourages fundraisers to get active while fundraising for Morton in the Community and causes close to their hearts. Fundraisers are encouraged to walk, swim, jog or cycle 5k a day for five of seven days per week for fifty days. Gillian comments: “Signing [...]

  7. BOYS | Unique Strip in Memory of Kris

    Morton Community 2008s team have designed their own unique strip in memory of Community Coach, Kirs Juszczak, thanks to sponsorship from Compassionate Inverclyde. Alison Bunce; Compassionate Inverclyde, “The TSB our charity partner this year have been raising funds for Compassionate Inverclyde and with their generosity we were able to sponsor the strip with the Compassionate Inverclyde Logo. It is another [...]

  8. POSITIVE GOALS | Ton Fan Jim Supported Back to Work

    Jim Nelis, a lifelong Morton fan recently benefitted from engaging in Morton in the Community’s employability project Positive Goals. Securing work with local company Promedics. Having been made redundant after nearly twenty years, Jim (62) from Port Glasgow, found himself engaging with Job Centre Plus for the first time. With the guidance from his work [...]

  9. #Celebrating5Years | Golf Event

    On Friday 4 May 2018 Gourock Golf Club hosted eighty players as our celebrating five years fundraising events and activities continued with a Texas Scramble, sponsored by VSN Sport. The event had an extra edge of excitement as VSN Sport sponsored all par three’s should someone hit a hole in one. There was a staggering [...]

  10. #Celebrating5Years | Real Madrid & Liverpool Silent Auction Items

    Real Madrid and Liverpool compete in the semi finals of the UEFA Champions League this week and we have two fantastic items available to the highest bidder. Firstly, a framed 2017/18 Real Madrid shirt signed by the current double Champions League winning squad in full, there is an opening bid of £500. Secondly, an Andy [...]