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Waiting for the storm to pass

Emily Burns Sported North East Regional Manager   In the last four years working as Sported North East Regional Manager, what I’ve found is that each and every member is on their own journey and experiences things differently, regardless of how much they share with other members around vales and support needs.   Sported members […]

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Tackling childhood obesity

Public Health England (PHE) has just published the latest statistics about the prevalence of childhood obesity. Shockingly, 1 in 5 children in Year 6 are obese. PHE found levels of overweight and obese children are substantially higher in certain demographics;      • Deprivation  Among Year 6 children, severe obesity prevalence in the 10% most deprived […]

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The uneven distribution of charities

New Philanthropy Capital (NPC) and Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) recently found that charities are overserving the wealthiest areas. We’re proud to say Sported’s membership bucks this trend.

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BBC Unsung Hero Northern Ireland

Sported member Leanne Evans, leader of Fit Moms & Kids, has won the BBC Unsung Hero award for Northern Ireland!!    This year the BBC joined with Made By Sport to recognise the power of sport in how it changes lives and builds better futures. Across the country nominations were made and the winners selected, this […]

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Sported Hero Launch

      Our guest athletes not only took the conversation of skills swapping to the tracks but shared their views on how crucial the act of social responsibility is. What started out as a cold Tuesday in East London ended with heartwarming truths from members of The Running Charity with first-hand testimonials on the […]

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