Boost has supported Boccia since 2006. Boccia is a disability sport that tests muscle control and accuracy. Players propel balls to land close to a target ball. A ball can be rolled, thrown or kicked. If a player is unable to throw or kick the ball, they can use a ramp. If players are unable to release the ball with their hands, they can use assistive devices – head/hand pointer. Boost supports the National League.
Sport in Mind is a mental health charity based in Berkshire which provides the opportunity to play sport and physical activity in a supported environment for people experiencing mental health problems. Sport is used to improve physical and mental health, encourage social inclusion and aid their recovery. Boost funds Badminton sessions in Reading, Newbury and Bracknell.
The All Out Africa Foundation is a not-for-profit association, who strive to improve the quality of life of Orphaned and Vulnerable children in eSwatini. Boost's funding enables them to deliver a sports development programme, which includes Activity days at Neighbourhood Care Points, Sports days at Olympafrica, Swimming, Cycling and many more activities.
The Running Charity works to improve the lives of young people aged 16-24 who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness, through a programme of structured health and fitness activities. They offer a platform to learn new skills in making informed choices on how to manage their everyday lives and health whilst also tackling related aspects of their homelessness. Boost supports the London Programme Officer, Claude.
Better Things is an independent charity who have been working with people with learning difficulties and their families in Manchester for over 40 years. This grant is to help fund their weekly daytime indoor cricket sessions.
DFCA work closely with Trust Fostering, delivered by Doncaster Children's Services Trust, and arrange a large number of activities and events for foster carers, their children and those children that they look after.