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Coronavirus – Palace for Life Foundation update

Following the latest advice from the Government around coronavirus, along with guidance from the Premier League and FA, Palace for Life Foundation has suspended all of our community-based sessions until further notice.


We take the health and welfare of everyone who attends our sessions, as well as our staff and volunteers, extremely seriously and that remains our priority.

At present, Palace for Life Foundation sessions that are run in schools will be continuing for the children of key workers, but with increased precautions to prevent the spread of coronavirus, these include:

  • Staff washing their hands and using hand sanitiser regularly
  • Children being asked to wash their hands or use hand sanitiser at the start and end of all sessions
  • No handshakes or unnecessary physical contact

We are also continuing to prepare for this summer’s NCS programme, which is due to start in June.

Palace for Life Foundation Chief Executive Mike Summers said: “This is a worrying time for everyone and while we are disappointed to cancel our sessions, we must prioritise the wellbeing of the people we work with and of our staff. We also all have a responsibility to do our bit to prevent the further spread of coronavirus.

“Palace for Life Foundation and Crystal Palace F.C. are committed to working closely with our local partners to offer whatever support we can to the community at this time. Where possible we will run sessions online and share guidance and support through our website and social media channels.”

Read more from our CEO on the work we are continuing to do in the community HERE.

Our office is currently closed but our phone line is still operational. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us on 0208 7686047 or admin@palaceforlife.org

You can find the latest advice from the NHS HERE.

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