Hope Capital thanked for backing local football team

Liverpool-based bridging lender, Hope Capital are honouring their roots in the local community as they announce sponsorship of local football program, Sefton Schoolgirls.

The lender has agreed to sponsor the new kit to commemorate their upcoming games, which will be instrumental in supporting the team, especially as they head to Goodison Park on 16th May to play Wirral Schoolgirls in the Everton Trophy. On the day, Sefton Schoolgirls will also be presented with a trophy to celebrate winning their league this season.

Sefton Schoolgirls is run by Karl Lysaght and comprises of girls' representative teams ranging from Under 11 to Under 16. With a focus on creating equal opportunities for local, talented female footballers, the sports program is growing rapidly in popularity in the local area, with the Under 14 team being crowned as champions in the National Cup at the beginning of May, following their win over East Riding.

Jonathan Sealey, CEO at Hope Capital, said: “Supporting local talent and businesses is at the heart of what we do. What makes this even more special to us, is our Head of

Underwriting’s daughter, Charlotte, plays for the team, so it’s fantastic we can support a community program while do something meaningful for a member of the team as well.

“We are very excited to back Sefton Schoolgirls and wish them all the luck in the world ahead of their final against Wirral Schoolgirls in a few days. Good luck girls!”

As well as supporting Sefton Schoolgirls, Hope Capital works with various local businesses and individuals to give back to the community. This includes local sporting stars such as MMA Fighter, Nathan Fletcher, long running support of the Sunshine Group breast cancer charity, as well as working with local food and anti-poverty charities, such as The Whitechapel Centre. Karl Lysaght, Manager at Sefton Schoolgirls, added: “We are extremely grateful to Hope Capital for the generosity they’ve shown to our representative program. We were delighted when they agreed to sponsor the team and are proud to work with a company whose values align to ours, are passionate about inspiring girls and providing opportunities for them to play.”

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