Brighton Table Tennis Club received the Community Engagement Award sponsored by the Professional Footballers’ Association
Since its inception in 2007, the club has provided more than £500,000 to the city to support youth and community work, taking table tennis to prisons, schools and a psychiatric hospital.
The club is already recognised as a Club of Sanctuary for its work with refugees and it also provides a safe and welcoming space for people with learning and physical disabilities, young travellers and people from the LGBTQ+ community.
Aside from uniting people, Brighton Table Tennis Club is a known for its success in the competitive arena, winning medals both nationally and internationally.
If you are interested in entering next year’s awards, make sure you’re following us on Twitter @sportrectweets and signed up to receive our newsletter to receive important guidance on volunteering, governance and other important sector news.