Sporting Challenge are pleased to announce a recent funding award from The Whirlwind Charitable Trust.

Sporting Challenge are a family led charity supporting people with learning disabilities, where all members of the Board of Trustees are parents and carers themselves. It aims to provide sporting activities to encourage people with learning disabilities to keep fit and healthy, and activities include aerobics, ten pin bowling, boccia, kurling, dance, swimming , walks and other fitness activities.

They support around 50 people in the West Lancashire area to access a variety of activities by providing transport to and from their homes and the appropriate trained sessional workers to support them whilst carrying out the activities.

Edward McCarthy Sporting Challenge Activities Organiser said “On behalf of Sporting Challenge I wish to thank the Fund for this fantastic funding award. It will make a huge difference and help us fund more of our popular essions in the hopefully better year ahead. ”

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May 2021.

By Edward