Start Date31st May 2023 End Date31st May 2023

Charity Football Match

Wednesday 31st May 2023, Alresford Football Club – 6.30pm

Come and show your support whilst helping to raise vital funds for charity!

Colchester Zoo would like to invite spectators along to support their team and help raise vital funds for two important charities. Colchester Zoo will be raising money for the Zoo’s charity, Action for the Wild, and their opponents be raising money for MIND Charity. The total amount raised will be split evenly between the two charities. You can find out more about the work both charities do below.

For a minimum donation of £2.00*, join us at 6.30pm on Wednesday 31st May 2023 for a 7.00pm kick off at Alresford Football Club and show your support! Refreshments will be available to purchase in the bar throughout the game and after. Food will also be available for cash payments only.

*Please note that unfortunately we can accept CASH DONATIONS ONLY.

Action for the Wild

Colchester Zoo has always cared passionately about the world’s threatened species, and created its charity Action for the Wild to assist projects worldwide. It provides both financial and technical assistance, and aims to raise awareness among local people in community conservation programmes, as well as supporting conservation research.

Since 2004, when Action for the Wild achieved charitable status, over £2 million has been donated to a broad spectrum of conservation projects worldwide, and encompasses a wide range of species from Orangutans to Vultures, Hornbills to Komodo Dragons and Elephants to Moths.

MIND Charity

MIND Charity provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. Because of MIND, millions of people have access to the advice and support they need thanks to the information and services nationally and locally, in England and Wales.

For over 60 years, MIND have worked to improve the lives of all people with experience of mental health problems. They have touched millions of lives thanks to their public campaigns, governments lobbying and 1000+ services local MINDS have delivered in communities across England and Wales.


Spectators will need to pay a minimum donation of £2.00 at the gate.

Please note that unfortunately we can accept cash donations only.
The match will be taking place at Alresford Football Club (Village Hall)

Alresford Football Club
Ford Lane
Wednesday 31st May 2023 at 7.00pm.

The gates will open at 6.30pm for arrivals and the match will kick off at 7.00pm.

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