Made By Sport announce partnership with BBC Sports Personality Get Inspired Unsung Hero Award 2019

Tuesday 17 September 2019

MADE BY SPORT ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP WITH BBC SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR GET INSPIRED UNSUNG HERO AWARD 2019

Made By Sport have today announced their partnership with BBC Sports Personality Get Inspired Unsung Hero Award 2019.

The BBC Sport Personality of the Year’s Unsung Hero award celebrates individuals that give up their own free time to help others take part in grassroots sports. There will be 15 winners across the UK and sports clubs across the country will also be championed and thanked on the night.

The Unsung Hero award will be supported in 2019 by Made By Sport - a four year campaign championing the power of sport to change lives and raising vital funds for organisations that are using sport to transform the lives of young people in the UK.

Made By Sport will be working in collaboration with the Sport For Development Coalition, a movement made up of over 60 charitable organisations and funders with a reach in to thousands of schools, communities, clubs and organisations, to ensure the UK’s most inspiring and deserving volunteers are nominated for this prestigious award. Read more and find out how to nominate your hero at www.bbc.co.uk/unsunghero.

Chair of Made By Sport, Justin King, said: “We are thrilled to announce our partnership with BBC Sports Personality Of The Year’s Unsung Hero Award and all that it stands for in promoting the importance of sport and those individuals and organisations that make it possible. Made By Sport is committed to championing the vital role that community sport has to play in the lives of young people and SPOTY’s Unsung Hero is an incredible partner to help us shine a light on grassroots heroes making a difference in communities across the UK.”

Carl Doran, Executive Producer for SPOTY 2019, said: “We are pleased to team up with Made By Sport for this year’s Unsung Hero award. The award is one of my favourite categories in the show and a fantastic opportunity to champion individuals that give up their own free time to help others take part in grassroots sports – I can’t wait to find out our nominees for 2019.”

Morgan George