Award: More than Medals Athlete Award
Winner: Liz Johnson Location: Bath
Over the last 12 months Liz has delivered programmes in multiple locations, including England, Wales and Northern Ireland and has gone above and beyond in her commitment to the young people she has worked with. Her work has improved young people’s wellbeing to above national average, has helped unite communities in Belfast and improved the confidence of young people she’s worked with, helping them to move into employment, education or training.
About the Charity
We are a UK youth sports charity who support 11-25 year-olds facing disadvantage in education and the community. We do this through training and developing world class athletes to deliver personal, social and emotional development programmes, enabling every young person to develop the confidence, resilience and self-esteem to succeed in life.
For more inspiring stories from the Sport Gives Back family, please click the name of another one of this year’s charities.
Active Communities Network – Greenhouse Sports – Lord’s Taverners –
Samson Centre – Saracens Sports Foundation – Sported – Sport Works –
Yorke Dance Project – Youth Sport Trust.