Tackling Health with the Wildcats’ programme wins support from ‘Awards for All’.

posted on 7 July 2010

Wakefield Wildcats Community Trust has been awarded £9,300 from ‘Awards for All’ to deliver a project called ‘Tackling Health with the Wildcats’.

‘Awards for All England’ is a simple small grants scheme which makes awards of between £300 and £10,000 and its programme aims to help improve local communities and the lives of people most in need.

To qualify for an award from the programme applicants have to ensure that their schemes ensure that people have better chances in life with better access to training and development to improve their life skills; create stronger communities with more active citizens working together to tackle their problems; improve rural and urban environments in which communities are better able to access and enjoy and create healthier and more active people and communities.

‘Tackling Health with the Wildcats’ will deliver healthy lifestyles assemblies to schools within Wakefield and District by using flash graphics and positive community role models while, in addition, the Wakefield Wildcats Community Trust will also deliver physical activity sessions and promote active lifestyles within the schools.

The ‘Awards for All’ funding is the latest successful application by the Wakefield Wildcats Community Trust who have become the leaders in delivering healthy lifestyle and socially responsible programmes across the city and its surrounding areas.

Wakefield Wildcats Community Trust Manager Davide Longo said: “I’m delighted that ‘Awards for All’ have recognised this valuable project and the funding will allow the Wildcats Community Trust to continue its excellent work in the Wakefield community, especially around health and well-being.

“The Trust prides itself on being connected to its Community and the high quality of programmes that it is able to deliver thanks to funding programmes like that of ‘Awards for All’.”

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