The fasting athlete

The fasting athlete

Eid Mubarak! We sat down with DMSF athlete and Youth Wellbeing Group member, Tommy Oladiti, to talk all things fitness and nutrition during Ramadan and the lessons he’s learned through the challenges it presents. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, and...
Apprenticeship success

Apprenticeship success

Following in the footsteps of our very own coach Aimee Wallace, this month Apprentice Coach Django Back has successfully completed his 18-month apprenticeship with Coach Core Manchester, passing with Distinction. His work-based apprenticeship has seen him combine his...
Rewards for all

Rewards for all

Last month we announced that we would be introducing an on-going reward scheme at all our schools and after-school youth hubs, where young people who have demonstrated DMSF values of commitment, leadership, resilience and positivity will receive a reward at the end of...
DMSF launch partnership with Sanctum Healthcare

DMSF launch partnership with Sanctum Healthcare

DMSF is launching a partnership with Sanctum Healthcare, a private mental health company, to integrate a health and wellbeing offering into their programmes that focus on supporting the mental and physical wellbeing of our staff and young people. DMSF will be putting...
Putting Manchester on the map!

Putting Manchester on the map!

Getting athletes back on track following a turbulent year has been of the utmost importance, and with every one of them hungry for Olympic success, it’s the Invitational NOT TO MISS!  Click here to book your tickets, adults – £10, children (under 5s)...
Schools and Community Hubs update

Schools and Community Hubs update

Our school programmes and after-schools clubs are back for 2021! We are excited to bring back our services after nearly five months in lockdown, and from the 12 April DMSF has returned to schools, youth clubs and athletics performance. We offer multi-sport...
With a little help from our friends

With a little help from our friends

Long-time supporters of DMSF, KIND, have generously donated a further 24,000 KIND bars and snacks to the Foundation for distribution to the many young people on DMSF programmes. KIND, the makers of nutritious snack bars, are committed to supporting as many charities...
Skills4Life

Skills4Life

DMSF has started the rollout of its digital Skills4Life programme which uses an innovative tool that empowers our young people to connect with their personal development. Skills4Life gives our young people access, via a digital dashboard, to information about how well...
Jessie’s wall

Jessie’s wall

DMSF staff and young people have been involved in reinvigorating an art project that celebrates the life of teenager Jessie James, who was shot dead in a park in the Moss Side area of Manchester 15 years ago. Friends of schoolboy Jessie James painted the colourful...
DMSF secures £10,000 Awards for All grant

DMSF secures £10,000 Awards for All grant

DMSF has successfully secured a £10,000 grant through the National Lottery ‘Awards for All’ funding programme, to continue its popular ‘Powerhouse Group’ project supporting vulnerable young people in Greater Manchester. The ‘Powerhouse Group’ project, which has been...