Money Matters Team

The Family Blogger Network do Sport Relief

By Money Matters Team 28/03/2014

Thank you to the bloggers who got involved in the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Games, raising cash to help transform the lives of some of the poorest and most disadvantaged people both in the UK and around the world.

All across the country they took part in running, swimming, football tournaments and scooter races and still found the energy to take some photographs for us. Thank you!

Toy giraffe sleeping in a Sport Relief bag

Joanne at The Blunt Truth and her sons held a kickboxing and football tournament.

Helpful Mummy at Harewood House, Leeds

Sian at Helpful Mummy carried the Team Honk baton from Bardsey to Ilkley.

scooter race

Tracy's children staged their own Sport Relief event with a cartwheel-a-thon, a scooter race, a cross country run and a penalty shoot out. See the full event at White Lily Green, Sainsbury's Sport Relief.

Children supporting Sport Relief

Kara took on the Bournemouth leg of the Team Honk relay while her children cheered her on. Her son, Sebastian, also swam through a hoop for the first time for Sport Relief. See his pictures at Chelsea Mamma, an underwater adventure.

Boy infront of Sport Relief Games banner

Becky and her son took part in the Sport Relief Games, Kendal. It involved a lot of running! More pictures at Lakes Single Mum, our Sainsbury's Sport Relief.

Family dressed up as a witch, a frog and a dragon

Jennifer at My Mummy's Pennies dressed as a witch and accompanied by her daughter (the frog) and her son (the dragon) completed the Waterdale section of the Team Honk Relay.

Mum dressed in Sport Relief onesie

Mum of Three ran 3 miles last weekend with her eight year old daughter dressed in a Sport Relief onesie (left). Sarah and her family supported a local fundraising cake sale and her daughter Roo helped Lucy Bear get involved in their local park (right). See Boo Roo and Tigger Too, Lucy Bear does Sport Relief.

Family picture infront of Sport Relief Games banner on Barry Island

Debbie at Johnson Babies and her family took part in the Barry Island leg of the Team Honk Relay. She also organised a brilliant Zumba flash mob, watch the video here.

And finally, Knitty Mummy led an outdoor Zumba class at Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol. 

Again, thank you for all your efforts.

How is the money spent?

The cash raised for Sport Relief is spent by Comic Relief to help change lives. That’s because Comic Relief uses the money raised by the public to fund projects helping extremely vulnerable and disadvantaged people in the UK and around the world. Two such projects are Railway Children, which provides safe accommodation for children living on the streets in India, and Calderdale Wellbeing in the UK, which tackles mental health discrimination and stigma in schools.

Find out more about how Sainsbury’s Bank supports Sport Relief.

Sport Relief is an initiative of Comic Relief, registered charity 326568 (England/Wales); SC039730 (Scotland). The donation for merchandise we provided has been paid by Sainsbury’s.

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