Campaigns News

#BigThankYou on International Volunteer Day 2018

International Volunteer Day (IVD) on 5th December was designated by the United Nations in 1985 as an international observance day to celebrate the power and potential of volunteerism. Volunteering at Cerebral Palsy Sport can cover many different activities from being a sporting official to a trustee on the board, from educating to fundraising and we […]

Celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Today, 3rd December 2018 marks the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The annual observance of the International Day of Disabled Persons was proclaimed in 1992, by the United Nations. It aims to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development, and to increase awareness of the situation […]

Cerebral Palsy Sport to mark World CP Day

Cerebral Palsy Sport is delighted to announce that we will be marking World CP Day 2018 Saturday 6 October 2018 by holding an athletics and swimming training camp followed by our AGM and Awards evening. For more information on how to book onto the athletics and swimming training day event, please click here. The General Meeting […]

Activity Alliance launch new strategy ‘Achieving Inclusion Together’

As a member organisation of the Activity Alliance, Cerebral Palsy Sport is delighted to share their new 2018-2021 strategy, ‘Achieving Inclusion Together’. Determined to change the reality of disability, inclusion and sport, the Activity Alliance looks to a future where disabled people are just as likely as non-disabled people to be active. Disabled people count […]

Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

Mental Health Awareness week runs between Monday 14th May and Sunday 20th May and here at CP Sport we want to help raise awareness. Did you know: Mental health problems are more common in people with physical disabilities 1 in 4 people experience mental illness each year 10% of children have a mental health problem Depression […]

Cerebral Palsy Sport Launch #CPCan Campaign

To coincide with Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month, CP Sport will be using the whole of March to promote #CPCan. The #CPCan Campaign is about raising awareness of cerebral palsy, promoting the range of fantastic opportunities that are available for people with cerebral palsy and physical disabilities, and showcase what people with CP can do. As […]

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Today, 3rd December is International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). It is estimated that persons with disabilities around the world make up 10% of the population, and 80% live in developing countries. Since 1992, the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities has been celebrated annually on 3rd December around the world. The […]

Trustees’ Week 2017

Trustees’ Week is celebrated this year from 13th – 17th November. Trustees are the people in charge of a charity. They help to make the UK the sixth most giving country in the world. They play a vital role, volunteering their time and working together to make important decisions about the charity’s work. Trustees’ Week is an annual […]

It’s World CP Day 2017!

World CP Day is a movement of people with cerebral palsy and their families, and the organisations that support them, in more than 60 countries. This year World CP Day takes place today,  Friday 6th October. Its vision is to ensure that children and adults with CP have the same rights, access and opportunities as […]