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Winners of Vanessa Brown Volunteer Award 2016 announced

Sported is delighted to announce Wendy Robinson and Martyn Brawn as the winners of the Vanessa Brown Volunteer Award 2016.   The award recognises and celebrates the contribution made by Sported’s volunteers to the charity’s work and commemorates the life of former Sported employee, Vanessa Brown, who sadly passed away in June 2014.   The […]

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Sporteducate shortlisted for industry awards

Sported and Deutsche Bank are pleased to announce that its pioneering sport for development programme, sporteducate, has been shortlisted for three awards in the upcoming National CSR Awards and the Corporate Engagement Awards.   The National CSR Awards celebrates business excellence and innovation in Corporate Social Responsibility, with sporteducate being shortlisted for the ‘Best Partnership […]

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Britvic partners with The Wildlife Trusts and Sported Foundation to strengthen communities from the grassroots up

Leading soft drinks manufacturer, Britvic, is delighted to announce The Wildlife Trusts and Sported as its new long-term community partners.   Both The Wildlife Trusts and Sported have been chosen by Britvic to complement its sustainable business people and planet focussed strategy. In particular, the strategy’s priorities around promoting active lifestyles, protecting the environment and […]

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International Women’s Day 2016

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2016, here are some stories about Sported members led by strong women, aiming to fulfill the potential of young women across the UK, and how we are supporting them to achieve that.   Water Adventure Centre (Manchester)   The Water Adventure Centre is a vibrant youth centre with a difference. […]

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Sported member volunteer poll – take part here!

Dear Sported Member,   We have recently been participating in Sport England’s strategy consultation, and are very excited at the possibilities it presents for those who are using the power of sport to work with young people.   One of the big challenges / opportunities for community sport is to get people involved as volunteers […]

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Sported teams up with Sainsbury’s Active Kids to bring new equipment and experiences to disadvantaged young people

Sported is delighted to announce that it is the first UK-wide community sports organisation to partner with Sainsbury’s Active Kids programme.   Sported’s premium members* of over 3,000 community groups in the UK will now be able to collect Sainsbury’s Active Kids vouchers and exchange them for brand new sports equipment and experiences.   Chris […]

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