Play for Change announced as official charity partner to the brand-new professional BIKE Canyon Cycling Team

Play for Change announced as official charity partner to the brand-new professional BIKE Canyon Cycling Team

Play for Change (PFC), a global charity that harnesses the power of sport to empower children and the communities they live in, has been announced as the official charity partner to BIKE Channel Canyon (BCC) – a brand-new, UK-based, professional cycling team. It is hoped that the partnership will increase the exposure of PFC, helping the charity to achieve its core purpose of driving social change for vulnerable children and their communities around the world.

One year on in Nepal: Play for Change (PFC) has enabled the Power of Sport to have direct impact within a globally disadvantaged community.

One year on in Nepal: Play for Change (PFC) has enabled the Power of Sport to have direct impact within a globally disadvantaged community.

The PFC flagship programme called 'Khelaun Khelaun' has brought positive change to communities in the Lamjung District in Nepal, which is a country facing multi-dimensional poverty[1]  and severely devastated by the 2015 earthquakes. Lamjung has an existing lack of infrastructure for sport and the aim of the programme is to embed a culture of sport to help reduce some of the inequalities that lie in the community.

You Helped to make Christmas Wishes Comes True

You Helped to make Christmas Wishes Comes True

This Christmas, with the generosity of donations, we were able to gather gifts and toys to give to a local hospital for children who will be in the care of the hospital over the holiday period.

Play for Change and World Baseball Softball Confederation launch Official Charity Partnership

 Play for Change and World Baseball Softball Confederation launch Official Charity Partnership

The Play for Change (PFC) Charitable trust and the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today announced a new partnership that will enable more children around the world to benefit from PFC’s sports programmes, which aim to improve health, education, employment and inequality outcomes.

Money raised from the TV Sports Awards 2016 helping to further tackle inequality and the gender gap in Nepal.

Money raised from the TV Sports Awards 2016 helping to further tackle inequality and the gender gap in Nepal.

Play for Change (PFC) has been working in the Lamjung District of Nepal, a country with low human development[1] and facing multidimensional poverty[2].  PFC is delivering the ‘Khelaun Khelaun’ sport for development programme to strengthen, develop and up-skill children and their communities who were devastated by the 2015 earthquakes. The programme, in its second year, has begun implementing new and innovative ways to tackle the gender gap as a response to the existing lack of equality between men and women in Nepal.

PFC up-skill local coaches in Nepal with FIVB

PFC up-skill local coaches in Nepal with FIVB

Play for Change Charitable Trust (PFC) and the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) joined forces to up-skill and certify local coaches involved in the PFC’s sport for development programme, ‘Khelaun Khelaun’ in Nepal.

Winners of the TV Sports Awards 2016 announced

Winners of the TV Sports Awards 2016 announced

Last night in Monaco saw host to the second ever TV Sports Awards (TVSA) honouring the best work in the sport media industry, including the Golden Boy best young footballer award.

The TV Sports Awards (TVSA) 2016 invites you to start bidding for exceptional items and experiences to help raise money for Play for Change (PFC), a sport and education charity for children.

The TV Sports Awards (TVSA) 2016 invites you to start bidding for exceptional items and experiences to help raise money for Play for Change (PFC), a sport and education charity for children.

Hosted alongside SportelMonaco with influential and well-respected sports media partners, the prestigious TVSA brings together sporting legends, high profile guests and executives from the sport media industry, whilst providing a platform to raise funds for PFC.

Voting has opened for the TV Sports Awards 2016

Voting has opened for the TV Sports Awards 2016

It is now time to cast your votes for the outstanding individuals from the global sports media industry who will be celebrated at the TV Sports Awards (TVSA) 2016 on 24th October at the Fairmont Hotel, Monte Carlo, Monaco.

 

The Power of the Paralympics

The Power of the Paralympics

The Rio Paralympics 2016 began on Wednesday with a spectacular opening ceremony at the Maracanã Stadium, Brazil. The games provide the opportunity to consider current challenges to sports participation experienced by disabled people and also to highlight the transformative power of sport.