Go The Extra Mile in your city
Choose this cause and The Extra Mile grant will go toward sports programming in Sydney communities that will promote health and wellness including hygiene and sanitation. The programming will include pre-session discussions around the importance of practicing healthy hygienic habits to avoid contagious diseases including washing, safe water, food hygiene and more.
Choose this cause and The Extra Mile grant will go toward sports programming in Sydney communities that will promote physical activity for youth without access to exercise opportunities. The school programming will offer education around the importance of regular physical activity at a time when many children will not have spent much time exercising after the coronavirus pandemic.
Choose this cause and The Extra Mile grant will go toward sports programming in Sydney communities that will create a safe space for discussions around mental health in youth. For young people the emotional impact of social distancing and self-isolation is increasingly vital. The programs will be underpinned by positive youth development processes to support holistic, positive youth well-being.
The Local Partner
Coaches Across Continents provide year-round Process Consultancy to governments, foundations, corporations, and community-based organisations on creating Education Outside the Classroom Legacies based on the UN SDGs. Since 2008 they have won 26 global awards, including Beyond Sport Global Impact of the Year, and provided over $19 million of services to partners. They Design, Develop, and Implement pathways for social change utilizing their 28 year-round strategic resources with partners in 56 countries which impact over 16 million youth. In Sydney they work with community partner Football United to provide opportunities in sports and education to at-risk refugees and displaced people. With Extra Mile support we integrate police officers into programming to facilitate stronger and more effective communication between youth and police.
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