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Go The Extra Mile In Your City

27 September 2018

London

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The Causes

The Extra Mile is a community-led initiative by Bloomberg Square Mile Relay, which addresses a unique social challenge in each city. It gives runners and spectators alike the opportunity to make a meaningful and actionable difference to public health, education, arts or the environment of their communities, all through using the power of sport. 

Not only do we run these cities - we care about them, too.

In London, we asked the Bloomberg Square Mile Relay race community to vote on the social issue that they felt most needed to be addressed in the city. The winner: Empowering Women and Girls!

The Local Partner

In London, The Extra Mile has teamed up with sport for development organisation Greenhouse Sports to encourage women and girls to take up sport and physical activity. Programming will take place through their Changing the Game initiatives, youth club sessions and community centre activities with female coaches leading the charge.

The relay community will now have a chance to volunteer in interactive and exciting activities that addresses this winning challenge and kicks off the yearlong support of The Extra Mile in London. Please join us and go the extra mile yourself by participating in one of the volunteer days, it will be an experience you’ll never forget!

Greenhouse Sports has on-going volunteer opportunities. Volunteers will help provide Greenhouse participants and members of the community club with the opportunity to develop skills to support them in life and sport. Please see the specific details of the volunteer activities below: 

Homework Club Volunteers
Every Monday or Wednesday 3:30-5:00pm
Location: Greenhouse Centre, 88 Bell Street NW1 6SP
Activity: Support the Homework Club
Contact: Peter Le Rossignol – [email protected] 

After-School Club Sessions
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Friday 3:30–5:00pm
Location: The Greenhouse Centre, 88 Bell Street, Marylebone, NW1 6SP
Activity: Support our inspirational coaches in delivery of table tennis (All sessions), Tennis (Mondays) and Basketball (Tuesdays).
Contact: Peter Le Rossignol – [email protected] 

Casual Helper
Weekday evenings or weekends
Various Locations across London
Activity: Support one of our inspirational coaches in delivering sports to young people at one of our London school programmes.
Contact: Peter Le Rossignol – [email protected] 

Mentor or Motivational Speaker
Do you have a good story about how you came into your current position/career?  Have you overcome something to achieve your life goals? Are you willing to share this with our young people?
If so, please contact: Peter Le Rossignol – [email protected] 

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