Norwich City FC contact older supporters with offer of help
During the Coronavirus lockdown players and volunteer staff at Norfolk City Football Club have been contacting older season ticket holders to ask if they are ok and assess what help the club can offer, for example with shopping and medication collection. These individuals were identified from the club's customer database.
One of the players making the calls was Norwich City goalkeeper Tim Krul. Tim said: “I’ve spoken to a few people who have family who go to work without thinking twice, doing 12, 14, 16-hour shifts without a moan. I think that’s really worth the applause because they’re the real heroes of this time I think.
“It’s been really eye-opening actually. You don’t realise what people go through all the time. We’re quite privileged to be in Norwich.
“I’ve managed to speak to some people who haven’t quite got the family or support, or don’t know the numbers to ring. It’s been an amazing project the club has started.”