Ambassadors in Sport is a global charity that since 1990 has existed to bring about transformation in individuals and communities through its 'football faith future' outreach programmes.
Ambassadors in Sport runs and facilitates football projects that build bridges across cultural, faith, ethnic and postcode divides, providing support, resources and training in order to invest in communities and empower volunteers, interns, staff and churches to start new initiatives that lead to tangible social change.
For over 20 years Ambassadors has used football as a language and a bridge to influence and change the lives of people who are marginalised, vulnerable and hurting. Working in a non-judgmental and inclusive way, Ambassadors develop partnerships with churches and other community based organisations, enabling staff and volunteers to build trust and relationships with young people through football based education. Football becomes the vehicle for building self-esteem, developing life skills challenging destructive behaviours, stimulating personal growth and discovering potential. In the process barriers of race, faith, sexuality, social background, poverty and educational attainment are broken down and participants are supported to face the future with confidence and determination.
Ambassadors Football aims to:
- Ambassadors aims to run and facilitate football outreach projects and programmes in the UK and overseas in order to help individuals fulfill their potential and to see community transformation.
- Ambassadors aim to build bridges across cultural, faith, ethnic, social and postcode divides through football to help individuals change destructive behaviour patterns and help community cohesion.
- Ambassadors aim to provide support, resources and training to invest in communities and empower volunteers, interns, staff and churches to start new initiatives that lead to tangible social change.
Established: January 1997
Registered Charity Number: 1055422
Board members: 5
Full time staff: 8
Part time staff: 6
Phone number: 01204 364040
Address: Claremont House St Georges Road Bolton BL1 2BYView charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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