£6,750 funding secured to help Lifeworks deliver ‘Breaking the Barriers’ project for young people with learning disabilities
28 Nov 2011
sported. are pleased to announce that through ongoing one-to-one
business support and a grant of £6,750 from the charity, Lifeworks
will be able to deliver their 'Breaking the Barriers' project.
With the support of sported. Mentor James Bogue, the charity has
produced a three year development plan that outlines Lifeworks long
term vision of creating beach sports opportunities for young people
with learning disabilities.
sported., play the role of business angels supporting voluntary
and community sports groups and are dedicated to sport for
development projects across the UK. The charity offers capacity
building support and funding to voluntary and community sector
projects which run activities for young people aged 11-25.
Lifeworks long term aim is to create annually sustainable beach
festival events that engage the local community and offer pathways
for young people with learning disabilities to continue their
involvement in sport.
Julian Wills, Sported Regional Manager South West said "This is
a brilliant idea, brought to life by the Lifeworks team and the
mentor support of James. The long term vision of the project to
have sustainable sports opportunities for young people with
learning disabilities is excellent"