Nottingham Forest Community Trust are celebrating great success with one of the projects we currently support, Make, Move and Munch, which is aimed at ensuring simple, healthier lifestyle changes to families in and around Nottingham. For the last year, we have been proud to work alongside Nottingham CityCare Partnership on the 8 week programme, which includes practical cooking workshops, healthy eating education sessions, and some fun exercise tasters.
Katie Robinson, Public Health Nutritionist, from Nottingham CityCare Partnership claims “The Make, Move and Munch Clubs have been so important because as obesity levels rise, a lot of people think healthy living is expensive and time consuming, but we want to combat that perception and teach families simple healthy recipes, to help families learn some exercise ideas that can be done at home, and have a lot of fun along the way!”
With a total of 354 sessions, effecting 417 families across the city, we are so glad to be a part of this project alongside our other award-winning programmes delivered within our local community. The project has proven to be successful with reports claiming that the families involved have increased their fruit and vegetable intake, cut down the consumption of pre-prepared food and 94% of parents have even said that the clubs have saved them £10 a week on living expenses!
The programmes we run such as Make, Move and Munch make a real difference to local families which is what we are so passionate about here at Nottingham Forest Community Trust. We have also invited 10 of the participants to the match here today!
As a non for profit charity we rely heavily on donations for our award-winning community work. Our charitable objectives are:
- To improve health & wellbeing
- Encourage participation in sports
- To help provide education and employment opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire