The coronavirus affects the entire population. Swedish elite football clubs do on a regular basis what they can to take responsibility for society and during cover 19 their efforts have increased.
This is what the clubs in Allsvenskan and Superettan do at the moment to help society in a difficult time.
The club initiative Black yellow food box has meant that just over 4,000 food boxes are guaranteed for delivery to healthcare professionals and people with special needs. In addition, the initiative supports the restaurant industry by generating revenue for an industry that is under difficult conditions to conduct its operations.
In an instructional video on the club’s social media, BK Häckens players instruct how to prevent the spread of corona – in several languages.
The launched the training campaign #hemmamatchen. Under the leadership of the first team player Jeppe Andersen, the followers in social media are inspired to exercise and move around the home during their quarantine or homework.
All the excess revenue from the club’s new song ”We Together” accrues to the Garissa Foundation’s work.
The club delivers food boxes to health care personnel in Vrinevi Hospital. In a film on IFK Norrköping’s website, the club shows when they deliver 300 food boxes to the care staff at the hospital.
On social media, Sirius has posted a movie where the players clean equipment before training session and thus show the importance of maintaining good hygiene to prevent the spread of infection.
Players and leaders have helped deliver cake to people who have not been able to shop for themselves.
Staff from MFF have helped the City Mission pack food bags for the needy and under the parol Nobody can do everything, but everyone can do something, so the club sets up volunteer hours for those who need it most.
Malmö FF’s women’s players have also set up and become blood donors.
The club has started the ÖSK line, a telephone line for the elderly who feel lonely or worried as a result of the corona virus. People over the age of 70 can call in and talk to the club’s staff and get support.
The club donates 50 SEK to everyone who buys membership in the club in the form of food boxes for the medical service.
In the name HBK assistance, Halmstads BK collaborates with the municipality’s Reko Ring, among other things, to help those who are at risk of receiving goods from local producers.
Under the initiative Corona Support, Ljungskile SK, on the initiative of Bosse Wålermark, has taken an active role in making the best efforts to help people in the risk group to act.
The players in Norrby IF help people who are having difficulties and are unable to leave their homes by shopping and delivering groceries.