KHIST have achieved much since formation and below are just some examples –
KHFC BOARD REPRESENTATION
One of our key objectives was achieved in March 2011 when Mr Karl Davies was appointed on the board of Kidderminster Harriers as the supporters representative of KHIST. Details
In 2015, we went one further and secured a second board representative onto the KHFC Board.
Our Board Representatives are Geoff Coles and David Williams.
KHIST 2020 LOTTERY – launched November 2010 –
The lottery has now raised over £100,000 for the club, whilst delivering out large cash and other prizes each month to those who take part. Full Details here
SHARES IN KHFC
Thanks to the fundraising efforts, KHIST now has almost 300,000 shares in KHFC, making it one of the larger shareholders in KHFC.
FUNDRAISING EVENTS in the Aggborough Suite –
KHIST have run a number of events that have brought in much needed funds such as a concert by the Sons of beaches (March 20110) raised £900 and a re-run of Harriers FA Cup victory at Birmingham City in 2004 (March 2011) yielded £600 all plus bar takings. Details
KHIST also ran a Sports Quiz (September 2011) that raised over £300. Details.
KHIST ran a succesful fans forum in November 2014 attended by over 130 people.
NON LEAGUE DAY – 2014
KHIST organised a host of activities on non league day for the visit of Gateshead (details here). A season’s best crowd attended the game which brought in extra revenue. Although we were away for Non League Day in 2015, we continued in the same vein publicising our match against Braintree Town (details here).
OPERATION FULL HOUSE – February 2011 –
A concerted media and fundrasing campaign led by KHIST resulted in a season’s best crowd of 2930 for a home league with Altrincham to bring in much needed income. Donations and the increased crowd resulted in around £40,000 worth of extra revenue. Further details.
EXECUTIVE BOX RAFFLE – September 2010 and 2009 –
The raffle’s organised on behalf of KHFC have raised £1904 for the club. Full details
12th MAN – Since 2010
KHIST gave supporters the chance to be assigned KHFC squad number 12 shirt for the whole season and recieve associated benefits. Full details
HARRIERS ARMS REFURBISHMENT – Summer 2010 –
A significant contribution towards the improvement of the Harriers Arms pub at the ground.
2010 WORLD CUP DRAW – July 2010 –
A raffle that raised £529.19 with each entrant recieving a World Cup team.
KHIST FANS DAY –
The KHIST fans team play at Aggborough Stadium at the end of each season. In 2011 four games were played including special guests Kim Casey, Paul Davies, Mick Tuohy, John Deakin, Delwyn Humpreys and Jon Purdie and raised £1700 plus bar takings. In 2010 we raised £1631.00 and £1000 in May 2009 that was donated to KHFC.
OVERNIGHT STOPS –
In 2009 KHIST donated money for shares to enable the first team to stop overnight to prepare for a couple of games as the team pushed towards the play offs.
PROVIDING FUNDS TO BRING IN PLAYERS AND STAFF –
KHIST have provided funds on numerous occasions to help bring in players and staff. We did this to bring in goalkeeping coach Tim Flowers (2010), Chris McPhee (2009), Dean Bennett (2007) and Jonny Mullins.
SPONSORED WALKS –
KHIST members walked to league games at Histon in September 2009 and Grays Athletic to raise funds for KHIST and Charity.
In 2014 over 50 Harriers fans walked to Forest Green Rovers in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. The group raised £38,000 in memory of former KHIST Chairman Steve Millington.
SCOUTING – In 2007
KHIST helped fund the club’s use of the Scout 7 system that enabled Manager Mark Yates to gain vital information on players/teams in the build up to games. KHIST have also helped out the current management team with scouting costs.
RED ARMY FUND (2007 – 2009)
The campaign was started to raise money to improve the quality of the team on the pitch. Supporters contributed via a monthly contribution. Details.
COVER THE PITCH CAMPAIGN (2007) –
KHIST collected loose change at home games.