THE Featherstone Rovers Foundation have announced an exciting new partnership with the Yorkshire Health Charity. The Yorkshire Health Charity, whose origins can be traced back to the mid-1700s, will be helping to support the Foundation’s health and wellbeing strategy. The charity’s mission is to provide and contribute towards the healthcare and wellbeing of the community by charitable means.
The Yorkshire Health Charity, via their grant, will support physical activity in primary schools throughout Featherstone and its surrounding areas. These will be positive, out-of-school hours sessions which supports health and wellbeing through early interventions and physical activities.
Jamie Cording is the Featherstone Rovers Foundation’s community manager.
He said: “It is vital the children we will be working with will be exposed to information about how to lead a healthy lifestyle.
“With our expertise of coaching, participants will learn to enjoy and engage with fun and inclusive sports activities.”
Marion Allan, of the Yorkshire Health Charity, said: “We are delighted to be announcing a new partnership between the Featherstone Rovers Foundation and the Yorkshire Health Charity.
“Together we will be able to create a positive impact on the lives of children, young people and adults within the local community.”