The Big Fitbaw Challenge!

 

Take on The BIG Fitbaw Challenge and put children first! #LetTheKidsWin

Did you know that professional football players on average travel 7 miles (or 14,000 steps) every game? Inspired by Children 1st’s partners, the Scottish Football Association, we need you to ‘pitch’ in and show that you can ‘keepy uppy’ with the pros by taking on The BIG Fitbaw Challenge. Can you take 14,000 steps and raise at least £100 to help Scotland’s children? 
 
To sign up, create a JustGiving page here 

  • Set your own challenge. You choose when, where and how you want to complete 7 miles, or 14,000 steps. Play a game of 5 aside and get your distance down in one go, or why not spread your steps out over week and go for a lunchtime walk? 
  • We will send you a free water bottle and foam finger along with your fundraising pack. 
  • Share your JustGiving fundraising page on your social media pages and ask your friends, family and colleagues to sponsor you.
  • All fundraisers taking on The BIG Fitbaw Challenge will be entered in our prize draw to win a signed Scotland Top from the next set of matches for the 2022 World Cup Qualifiers against Austria, Israel and the Faroe Islands* 

*Draw will take place on 5 April 2021 and the winner will be notified within one week. 

How your fundraising helps children in Scotland

Impact Football is a six-week programme, organised in collaboration with Children 1st in East Lothian, to provide a safe and supportive environment for children to learn football skills and make new friends. Recognising that many young people feel nervous and shy about learning new sports, Impact Football aims to provide every young person attending with the platform to grow in confidence and flourish. Children can ultimately be themselves without fear of judgement and really enjoy the football activities to the fullest. Utilising football as the vehicle, children are taught a number of different drills and exercises designed to develop teamwork, communication, respectfulness, confidence and also to provide young people with opportunities to develop leadership skills. 
 
“All 3 boys loved it and are all desperate to come back.  If playing with lego now they are able to help each other figure things out and not argue as much” – Mum, East Lothian.
 
“He had lots of fun playing football. He made some new friends and felt happier at home after playing football.” - Parent, East Lothian.

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You can also get in touch by emailing fundraising@children1st.org.uk or calling 0345 10 80 111.