Active Kids is back at Sainsbury's Leek
Active Kids is back at Sainsbury’s Leek. Customers can collect vouchers in store from 28th January – 5th May to help registered schools, groups and clubs across Staffordshire Moorlands receive active and cooking equipment, and experiences.
The scheme, which is celebrating its 10th birthday, is supported by double Paralympic gold medal-winner Ellie Simmonds, world record breaking sprinter Jonnie Peacock and Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge. The three ambassadors are committed to encouraging children to eat well, move well and live well.
New cooking equipment has been added to the collection of items available to collect in 2015, and the popular Cooking and Nutrition Toolkits, endorsed by the British Nutrition Foundation, and recipe cards will keep children excited about cooking.
Active Kids Ambassador, Ellie Simmonds, said: “I’ve been a Sainsbury’s Active Kids ambassador for five years now and seen the amazing things the scheme has achieved. I’m looking forward to inspiring even more children this year to live their lives to the full. “It’s important that sport and activity is part of a wider healthy lifestyle, and the new emphasis on cooking and nutrition will help bring this to life in the classroom.”
Julie Hatton Store Manager, said: “The Active Kids scheme is a brilliant way for our colleagues to get involved with schools, groups and clubs in our local area. We love visiting local organisations and seeing the benefits the equipment and experiences have brought to the children.”
There are now 21 registered to the Active Kids scheme in Staffordshire Moorlands area, including Churnet View Middle School, St Edwards COE Academy, Scouts Groups and Many More thanks to Sainsbury’s customers. Since 2005, the scheme has donated £2,093,008 worth of equipment to organisations in Staffordshire alone.
Since 2005 the scheme has provided over £150million worth of equipment an experiences across the UK. This has given children the opportunity to have a go at activities like cooking, martial arts and dance. For T&Cs and to sign up to the scheme, organisations can visit sainsburys.co.uk/ActiveKids. This year, organisations who order online will receive an extra 50 Active Kids vouchers.