She’s Ready scooped the Volunteering Award sponsored by EduCare
She’s Ready is a female-only initiative, funded by Active Life, Sport England and Active Essex, that aims to empower women from deprived areas in Southend to get involved and help other females begin their fitness journey.
Since launching in 2017, the project has supported a huge number of women to overcome significant barriers to volunteering, including low-self-esteem, body confidence issues, unemployment and domestic abuse.
The scheme works to develop a volunteering offer centred solely on the needs of the women involved, taking into account family life, cost of travel and school holidays to ensure that it as easy as possible for them to take part.
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