Our Impact

We create a range of opportunities for young people with a disability and those from deprived areas to engage in sport and recreational activities in their local communities. Our programmes support some of the most marginalised and at-risk young people in the UK.

WhatWeDo
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TheNeed

The Need

escalator_warning-24px.svg 4.2m children in the UK live in poverty
accessible_forward-24px.svg 8% of children in the UK live with a disability
groups-24px.svg 9 in 30 9 children in every class of 30 live in poverty
school-24px.svg 2 Disabled young people aged 16-18 are at least twice as likely as their non-disabled peers to not be in education, employment or training.
restaurant-24px.svg 46,265 The number of knife crimes in England and Wales has risen to a new record high, up 6% in 2020
sentiment_dissatisfied-24px.svg 77% Of young disabled young people report feeling lonely on any given day
OurOutcomes

Our Outcomes

  • Increase opportunities for regular participation

  • Improve health, mental wellbeing and future prospects of participants

  • Strengthen community and social cohesion

  • Develop a network of volunteers, coaches and role models

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OurImpact
groups-24px.svg 12,094 participants took part in our programmes in 2020
sports-24px.svg 3,137 coaching sessions delivered across all three cricket programmes
sports_cricket-24px.svg 114 opportunities each week for participants to get involved with our cricket programmes, that's 16 per day
thumb_up_alt-24px.svg 89% of participants said that being part of our programmes made them feel better about themselves
directions_run-24px.svg 89% of participants said they were more active due to our progammes
sentiment_satisfied_alt-24px.svg (1) 81% of participants said that being part of our programmes made them feel more optimistic about the future
groups-24px-2.svg 95% of participants said that being part of our programmes made them feel more included
volunteer_activism-24px.svg (1) 90% of participants said that they were able to make new friends because of our programmes
accessibility_new-24px.svg 84% of participants said that being part of our programmes made them feel more independent
OurThemes

Our Themes

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