CONTRIBUTIONS  &  EVENTS

Although not exhaustive, the timeline below outlines some of the WE ARE PORTS contributions and events since its formation in 2017:

2020

  • January - Contributed towards PlayerTek equipment & provided £550 to Portadown Football 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 Portadown Football Club.

  • March - Donated £2050 to Portadown Football Club.

  • June - Donated £1865.22 to fund 50% of a new sprinkler system for Shamrock Park. 

  • September - Donated £1865.22 to fund the second instalment of the new sprinkler system for Shamrock Park, with We Are Ports receiving a 1 year extension on the sponsored sign around the pitch and being Official PFC Business Club members.

  • September - Sponsored Paul Finnegans home shirt for the 2020/21 season through the PSS Shirt Sponsorship Scheme..

  • October - Donated £480.00 to purchase an ice machine for use by club physio, players and club bar.

  • October - Donated £90.00 to purchase a badge/shirt press for use at the club shop at Shamrock Park.

  • October - Members voted to continue to sponsor We Are Ports TV for the 2020/21 season.

  • November - Members committed to sponsoring the Player of the Month Award for the 2020/21 season.

  • November - Members donated £1250.00 to purchase sand to assist with pitch maintenance during the winter months.    

2019

  • 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 Portadown Football Club.

  • March - Members only Q&A event with manager Matthew Tipton.

  • May - Members committed to contributing £550 per month to Portadown Football 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 Portadown Football 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 Portadown Football 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 Portadown Football Club.

  • October - Contributed £550 to Portadown Football 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 Portadown Football Club.

  • December - Members voted to make a contribution to the Jerry Thompson Go Fund Me page & Contributed £550 to Portadown Football Club.

2018

  • 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.

2017

  • 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.