Energize announcement: HAF Programme partnership

We are excited to announce that Energize have been accepted onto the Holiday Activities & Food (HAF) programme!

The HAF programme is targeted at young people eligible for free school meals. The summer holidays are long, and families of children on FSM have it harder than ever right now. The HAF programme will ensure young people will not go hungry over the summer, and gives young people some brilliant activities to get involved in.

All young people deserve to have healthy, hot meals all year round, and a safe, fun place to be during the holidays. We are delighted to partner with the HAF programme, playing our part to ensure young people get the help and nourishment they need this summer.

Luke Wallace, Energize Manager

What will a HAF day with Energize look like?

10.30am-11am – sign in / ice breaker games

11-12pm -Nutrition workshop

12-12.30pm – Hot lunch provided

12.30-3.30pm – Sports and Enrichment activities (football, rounders, dodgeball, crafts, creative workships)

HAF is complimentary to our holiday schemes programmes, which are running from 12.30pm in the afternoons, and are open to all young people living locally.

Young people part of our HAF programmes will also have access to our heavily subsidised trips. These are not part of the HAF package, but attending our HAF sessions enables young people to sign up to these trips if they’d like to- this year they include Drayton Manor, Mablethorpe Beach, Jump Inc and Lincoln Water Park!!

Where will we be?

We’ll be running HAF in 5 locations, corresponding with our holiday schemes.

Monday 25th – Thursday 28th July: Ermine

Monday 1st – Thursday 4th August: Monks Road

Monday 8th – Thursday 11th August: Birchwood

Monday 15th – Thursday 18th August: Moorland

Monday 22nd – Thursday 25th August: St Giles

(Sign up for full details)

How to sign up

If you are eligible for this programme, you will have been sent an e-voucher from your child’s school. This will have a link you can use to sign up and select a programme to attend.

Please get in touch if you need a hand.

How can I support

Why not volunteer with us!? Energize have a busy summer ahead, and are always in need of volunteers. A fun time with a great team is guaranteed, essential qualifications for volunteering include lots of enthusiasm for young people and a sense of humour. If you’re interested, why not fill in our team application form?

Spare a few quid? Acts Trust is able to do the work it does partly because of generous people donating. Click here to donate.

Get involved! Even if you’re not eligible for the HAF programme, you can still sign up to our holiday schemes and fun days, if you have a young person between the ages of 8 and 18.

See you this summer!

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