CONTRIBUTIONS & EVENTS
Although not exhaustive, the timeline below outlines some of the WE ARE PORTS contributions and events since its formation in 2017:
January - Contributed towards PlayerTek equipment & Contributed £550 to the club.
February - Held a members brunch prior to the home game v QUB which included food, exclusive viewing of We Were Ports episode and a pre-match Q&A with Matthew Tipton. WAP also contributed £550 to the club.
March - Donated £2050 to the club.
June - Donated £1865.22 to fund 50% of a new sprinkler system for Shamrock Park.
January - Purchased new ballboy/girl stools.
February - Paid for Stevie Cowans and Sandy Frasers flights for the end of season dinner.
March - Donated £3000 to the club.
March - Members only Q&A event with manager Matthew Tipton.
May - Members committed to contributing £550 per month to the club for the next 12 months, with We Are Ports also receiving a 1 year extension on the sponsored sign around the pitch and being Business Club members. Members recommitted to being the Title Sponsor of Ports TV for the 2019/20 season. WAP also paid £1200 towards the clubs use of training facilities.
June - Contributed £550 to the club.
July - Produced and distributed flyers promoting the club around 5000 homes in the Portadown area, Contributed £550 to the club and Sponsored Luke Wilson's home shirt for the 2019/20 season through the PSS Shirt Sponsorship Scheme.
August - Members only Q&A event with manager Matthew Tipton and new players Paddy McNally & Bobby Edwards & Contributed £550 to the club.
September - Provided £1000 to purchase equipment for the clubs recovery room & purchased equipment for the media team to help improve WAP:TV & Contributed £550 to the club.
October - Contributed £550 to the club.
November - Members voted to sponsor the Under-20's player of the month trophies for the remainder of the season. Members voted to purchase a book of tickets for each WAP member for the clubs Christmas draw & Contributed £550 to the club.
December - Members voted to make a contribution to the Jerry Thompson Go Fund Me page & Contributed £550 to the club.
February- Members Event with PFC Legend Brian Strain.
February - Members donated £500 towards Portadown u20's trip to Middlesbrough FC.
March - Members Event with new Manager Matthew Tipton & Assistant Manager David Miskelly.
May - Donated £3000 towards the excavation behind training pitch and Shamrock Park to extend training facilities.
June - Donated £500 to We Are Ports TV to upgrade equipment and buy an interview board/backdrop. Also committed to being the Title Sponsor of Ports TV for the 2018/19 season.
July - Donated £1200 towards sand for the pitch, with We Are Ports also receiving a 1 year extension on the sponsored sign around the pitch. We also sponsored Jack Conlon's home shirt for the 2018/19 season through the PSS Shirt Sponsorship Scheme.
October - Donated £3035 to cover cost of St. Johns Ambulance.
November - Committed to covering 3 club invoices totalling £5968.
December - Members only Q&A event with manager Matthew Tipton.
August - Donated £1200 towards purchase of new Lawn Mower for Shamrock Park Grounds Keeping and new We Are Ports advertising pitchside at Shamrock Park.
August - Donated £500 towards two new Tumble Dryers for Kit Room.
August - Members meeting with Ronnie Stinson (Chairman), Niall Henderson (Club Captain), Andy Kilmartin & Kyle Neill.
September - Bought 'We Are Ports' branded bibs & fold away stools for Ball Boys/Girls.
October - Members meeting with Ronnie Stinson (Chairman), Paul Jackson (Director), Niall Currie & Fra Brennan.
November - Committed to transferring 30% of all Monthly revenue directly to club from this month onwards.
December - Committed to becoming Title Sponsor of Ports TV which has been rebranded to #WeArePortsTV.
December - Donated £4000 to Board of Directors due to recent cash flow issues at the club.