Raise Your Hands supports 14 exceptional local charities. Specifically, small charities working with children and young people around the UK.
Of those, three use the power of sport to engage disadvantaged young people.
Football Beyond Borders (FBB) is an education charity which uses football as a catalyst for creating change in attitude, performance and aspirations of disengaged young people in our school system.
FBB’s key objective is to re-engage disadvantaged young people with learning and instil pride, belief and hope for the future.
Empire Fighting Chance was born on Bristol’s streets in 2006, to fight the impact of deprivation on the lives of young people.
They use a powerful combination of non-contact boxing and intensive personal support to challenge and inspire young people experiencing adversity and disadvantage to realise their unique potential.
The Wave Project provide award-winning surf therapy and beach school projects delivered across the UK.
They work with young people, aged 8 to 21, who have been identified as being at risk of or diagnosed with a mental health issue, learning difficulty or physical disability.