Supporting Back Onside

Charity Challenge

Giffnock SC Coaches and Staff will cycle 1km on behalf of every registered Player, helper & Coach at our Club.

This is approx 1300km in total, so quite a challenge!

Funds raised will support our partner charity, Back onside, a Mental Health Charity, who are committed to helping young people & adults, who face Mental Health challenges due to Social Exclusions, Disability or Life Changing Circumstances.

Funds raised will also help develop, maintain and improve Giffnock SC facilities and football provision.

All funds raised will be split equally between Giffnock SC & Back Onside. Please click on the icon below to help raise monies for this challenge and the charity it will support.

More about Back Onside

Here in the UK, 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health illness each year. Mental health includes a person’s emotional, psychological and social well-being.

An obvious widespread problem, yet it is estimated that only a quarter of sufferers receive ongoing treatment, leaving the majority of the UK population tackling these debilitating issues on their own.
Here at Back Onside we have recognised this ongoing dilemma and are determined to rebuild a society where no young person or adult is left tackling mental health problems alone.

The Structure
Back Onside is committed to helping young people and adults who face mental health challenges due to social exclusion, disability or challenging life circumstances. We have one aim: to promote self-confidence, raise self-esteem and unlock the potential confined within each participant.

By delivering programmes and workshops; focused around sport, music, drama and art, Back Onside supports and relieves mental health obstacles through peer-support and participation in activities that encourage good health and well-being.

Sport and exercise is proven to improve your mood, increase self-esteem, reduce life stress and ease mental health difficulties. Here at Back Onside, we put this situation into practice. We provide #SupportThroughSport.

Making a Difference, Nationwide
Along with our programmes and workshops, Back Onside work with the wider community to raise awareness of social issues, mental health and disabilities to help reduce the stigma and discrimination which often surrounds these areas.

Please click on the icon below to help raise monies for this challenge and the charity it will support.

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