£2000 from the John Moores Foundation. Sporting Challenge will receive £1000 this year and will receive another £1000 next year.
The group have also received £3000 from the Leathersellers Charity, £500 from Rank Pebbles and £250 from The Lee And Bakirgian Family 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.
The charity aims to provide sporting activities to encourage people with learning disabilities to keep fit and healthy. Their activities include: Aerobics, Bowling, Boccia, Kurling, Zumba/Dance, Swimming and other Fitness Activities.
They support around 60 people in the West Lancashire area to access a variety of activities by providing transport to and from their homes and the appropriate 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 our funders for these fantastic funding awards. It will make a huge difference and help us fund more sessions. Our numbers are growing. Our group can help people make new friends, grow in confidence and keep fit and healthy. If you are a parent who is interested please get in touch!”
For more information on Sporting Challenge call 07971 299606 or email EdwardatEMSS@gmail.com