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Lord’s Taverners pledge £1 million to disabled sport

first_img  14 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Youth sports charity the Lord’s Taverners have pledged to donate £1 million to disabled sport over the next five years. They have begun by donating £100,000 to Great Britain Wheelchair Basketball (GBWBA) to aid the development of the sport at junior and grassroots levels.The donation is the largest contribution to the development of wheelchair basketball since it became formalised in the UK in the 1960’s. The money will be used to develop four specific programmes within the sport covering development in Wales, an annual international challenge, regional junior championships, and development of the junior league and clubs.John Feaver of The Lord’s Taverners said: “We raise £1.6 million every year which is split equally between cricket initiatives and disabled sports programmes. We have donated over 800 minibuses to special needs organisations and it is hoped that our new £1 million pledge will give youngsters throughout Britain a sporting chance to get involved in disabled sport.” Advertisement Lord’s Taverners pledge £1 million to disabled sportcenter_img Howard Lake | 22 November 2007 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img

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