Get Active Toolkit
Find activities and support to help you get active.
You have the potential to help save lives and reduce health costs in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight by £27.8 million. Will you support Energise Me to beat inactivity?
According to the World Health Organisation, insufficient physical inactivity is one of the leading risk factors for death worldwide.
We aim to end inactivity in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight and create a happier, healthier and stronger future for local people. But we can’t do it on our own.
Whoever you are and whatever you do, you can help us spark movement.
Inactivity is killing us. And in the meantime, it’s making us sick and unhappy. But the good news is, all of this is within our power to change.
Hayley Lever, GreaterSport
The problem: One person dies of physical inactivity every 15 minutes (Moving Medicine). And common mental health problems are rising (NHS Digital).
The solution: physical activity reduces our risk of major diseases by up to 50% and our risk of depression and anxiety by up to 30% (NHS).
We urgently need your help to spread the solution.
I know doing activity makes you healthier but at the moment I don’t think I’m that bad, and it’s something I’ll start thinking about in the future.
Male research participant, aged 17, Swaythling
We are fortunate to receive core funding from Sport England. So this is not your standard fundraising page. Instead we are asking you to help us advocate for active lives. Together, we can make it easier for everyone to be active. We need:
Here are our top 5 ways you can help:
The toolkits below can help you with all of this and more. But we also love a good chat. Get in touch to explore how we could work together.
While we are lucky to receive core funding, we run a number of events and projects that require additional support. If you would like to invest in creating happier, healthier and stronger communities then please get in touch with Julie or Sara.
Head of Communications and Business Development