GIANTS Netball are proud to be supporting the SNN Give for a Goal month! The appeal asks clubs, associations, schools and individuals to fundraise by asking those around to donate for each goal scored in a selected netball game. All money raised will go towards programs that focus on helping vulnerable girls become confident girls.
In NSW, funds raised will support local grassoots program, EmpowerPlay. This is an empowerment program that is run through netball clubs to instill confidence and self-belief in young people within their netball club framework.
The main focus is of the EmpowerPlay program is to achieve the following:
- Providing the tools to be confident – on and off the court
- Develop trust and understanding with our peers
- Bonding with team mates and a strong, supportive team culture
- Instilling individuals with self-belief
EmpowerPlay is an equal-opportunity program that is run for the benefit of all who take part. It is supportive and nuturing, helping young people on their journey of personal development.
The Confident Girls Foundation is a unique charity focusing on empowering vulnerable girls around Australia, utilising netball as the mechanism in achieving this.
The Foundation funds programs that help vulnerable girls achieve their dreams by highlighting and helping eliminate key drivers of gender bias including, financial barriers, lack of leadership opportunities, isolation, gender stereotypes that negatively affect young women, and barriers to physical activity.