Today's volunteer week theme focuses on nature and the outdoors, as such we are shining a light on all the volunteer groundsmen and women who work tirelessly to maintain sports and physical activity facilities in Birmingham. Volunteers like Bernie from Kings Heath Cricket Club give up their time to ensure others can enjoy being active. We dropped by to the clubs ground to hear from him about his experiences over the past 10 weeks and the motivations that have led him to being so heavily involved at the club. Read More »
Posted: Thu, 04 Jun 2020 23:23 by Adam Warden
M.A.D's first interaction with Renel, 22 years old from Acocks Green, was 10 months ago at Stockfield Park doing outreach work to get young people involved in the volunteer program with M.A.D and the Stockfield association. The M.A.D team already knew of Renel's hard work through his involvement with two of the programmes partners, FITCAP CIC and Oasis Hobmoor since 2018. Renel was already leading... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 04 May 2020 16:24 by Adam Warden
We find volunteers in all walks of life, some who always knew they wanted to take part, help and enable people and those who find they fall into a volunteer role through their own journey. Sam is one of those volunteers. A mum of four, Sam didn't plan to become a volunteer youth leader, but when Sport Birmingham's MAD project set up some activities in the local park, not only did they capture the local kids attention, the parents were interested too. Read More »
Posted: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 15:48 by Alice Trevallion
With the days growing shorter and the nights growing longer we here at Sport Birmingham are looking back to the brighter days of 2019 and reflecting on the successes we have shared with others over the year.
Our Birmingham Inclusive Sports Festival (BISF) was not just one of those successes but rather two, being a bi-annual festival, with two activity event days held in June and September.
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Posted: Wed, 30 Oct 2019 11:29 by Adam Warden