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Our 1st medal winners of the day who've tried 3 different sports. Brilliant stuff guys 🏅👏👏 #IAmTeamGB https://t.co/ZZW2IxP61O

We LOVE tennis 😉 if you fancy having a go it's FREE as part of our #IAmTeamGB event @BeaconofLight until 3pm today… https://t.co/1QYz0DAhk9

RT @BeaconofLight: We're building an amazing mosaic featuring your photos today at our #IAmTeamGB event. Watch the video below to find out…

RT @BeaconofLight: Wow! We’ve been sent a little video message from @SAFCFoL Trustee and @BBCSport commentator @jarrowarrow ahead of @TeamG

RT @BeaconofLight: Here's some handy info on how to get to our #IAmTeamGB event today. Unfortunately there's no on site parking but there's…

Here's just some of the fantastic coaches we have for today's #IAmTeamGB event @BeaconofLight Fun starts at 10am, s… https://t.co/ltecy7vEuE

🅿️ NO PARKING TODAY: unfortunately, due to @SunderlandAFC home game there is no parking for today's #IAmTeamGB even… https://t.co/BhBv4aKGD0

Great message from our Trustee and supporter @jarrowarrow. 👍🏻 #TeamSunderland https://t.co/ghYa6lSrIr

Great staff training session today. We're always looking for ways to improve so we can help others more.… https://t.co/4m9otr7o1E

We have seen some great contenders in our #HaWaythekids 'keepy uppie' challenge but don't forget the competition cl… https://t.co/aon00n7Ljk

To be fair the standard of all the teams was pretty good. Thanks for taking part 👏👍 https://t.co/Dr65gIqKb1

@ADS_Limited @BeaconofLight Great photos guys and thanks for playing your part in making the day a success 👏👏

Say hello to Stu and Jon who are helping us set up for tomorrow's event @BeaconofLight. Cracking job lads 👍… https://t.co/2K7A7FQ4Oe

FREE SPORTS DAY: all the info for tomorrow's #IAmTeamGB event in one place @TeamGB https://t.co/RGndGGQNhZ https://t.co/B9vYUZ4zju

My week on Twitter 🎉: 27 Mentions, 10K Mention Reach, 159 Likes, 43 Retweets, 50.5K Retweet Reach. See yours with… https://t.co/XFSz0Twx6M

Our biggest fans this week: RokerRapportPod, dipandswerve, johno660. Thank you! via https://t.co/dMJ4xprz8C https://t.co/ZPZ1mHJ3XN

FANTASTIC FEAT, or should that be FEET. 10 miles walked tonight by @NCLairport staff to support @SAFCFoLhttps://t.co/4tQVOxyVdY

3 miles to go for our walkers, keep at it guys! @NCLairport @NU_Foundation @MFCFoundation 🥾🚶‍♂️🚶‍♀️🥾 https://t.co/A7ncgFnYjp

YOUNGSTERS, FAMILIES AND PLAYERS CELEBRATE EFL DAY OF ACTION

Players from Sunderland AFC under 23s got the opportunity to meet pupils and families engaged by SAFC charity Foundation of Light, as part of the EFL’s Day of Action recently.

Jacob Young, Alex Storey and Jack Connolly joined in with activities held at the Beacon of Light, with almost 150 schoolchildren and parents taking part in various sessions.

Celebrating the EFL’s Day of Action (Tuesday 19th March), Championship, League One and League Two clubs each hosted events designed to showcase the very best of their work, tackling a range of issues and enhancing the lives of millions of people around the country.

Foundation of Light activities on the day included: youngsters from West Rainton Primary School taking part in football in the 4G rooftop barn and a multi-sports carousel in the indoor arena; pupils and their parents from St. Aloysius taking part in a Family Learning class which addressed issues such as self-esteem, confidence and mental health, with the players taking part in a special Q&A based on these themes; pupils and their parents from St Oswalds taking part in a Family Learning session where they got a taste of how to cook healthy meals in the Jamie Oliver Ministry of Food kitchen; and finally pupils from the Beacon of Light School taking part in an engineering session in the Nissan Engineering Zone.

“The EFL Day of Action was a great success and is a fantastic platform to showcase what we deliver and have nearly 150 people here at the Beacon.  I would like to thank Jacob, Alex and Jack for coming along today and celebrating the day with us.”

Jamie Wright, Director of Programmes at the Foundation of Light

For further information about programmes on offer in schools, contact david.dowson@foundationoflight.co.uk or call 0191 563 4743.

Written By Kay James

21 March 2019

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