SPORT RELIEF: Send us your pictures

jpco 26-3-14 Sport Relief at Waterfield School (Pic by Jon Rigby) SUS-140324-154922001
jpco 26-3-14 Sport Relief at Waterfield School (Pic by Jon Rigby) SUS-140324-154922001

Sport Relief, one of the country’s biggest sporting fundraising events is set to take place over this weekend (Friday March 18 to Sunday March 20).

The Crawley Observer is inviting readers to send in their pictures to be published in the paper and online.

Whether you are running an event at a school or community group or are taking part in a sporty fundraising challenge on your own, we would like to hear from you.

Sport Relief is held every two years alternating with Comic Relief, which has been raising money for deserving projects in the UK and abroad since 1985.

In the past two years, donations have enabled 189,000 children get an education, 16,500 people get the support they need to improve their mental health and it has supported 23 projects that support people living with dementia.

Among the organisations helped in Sussex are the Sussex Central YMCA, which received £143,763 in 2013, 4Sight West Sussex Association for the Blind, which received £9,067 last year and the Crawley charity Headway, which offers free counselling to people who have suffered head injuries. They received a grant of £846 last year.

Please send your pictures and stories to crawleyobserver@jpress.co.uk or post them on our Facebook page.

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