Taggarts Jaguar showroom donates 20 Jaguar Land Rover tennis kits to youth sports charity, Scottish Sports Futures, in the wake of the Wimbledon final.
Jaguar Land Rover, the official car sponsors of Wimbledon, have supplied Taggarts with over 200 pieces of equipment including – Babolat tennis rackets, nets, kit bags and water bottles, to mark this year’s tennis tournament final, which took place on Sunday 11 July.
The equipment is a welcome contribution for Scottish Sports Futures, who develop community initiatives dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable and disadvantaged young people and families across Glasgow.
Each programme that the charity develops is through sports and physical activity designed to empower individuals and families to be confident, healthy and happy.
Scottish Sports Futures is currently celebrating its 21st anniversary. Last year the charity supported 5,320 young people in Scotland most at risk and as a result, more than a thousand young people successfully completed training and 63 secured jobs, with 83% reporting that they had positively changed their behaviour; 86% had increased their aspirations; and 93% reported improved wellbeing.
Brian Herlihy, Head of Business at Taggarts Jaguar, views the kit handover with SSF as a great opportunity to support local communities post lockdown saying:
Receiving the equipment at the Jaguar Land Rover showroom, Preeti Jassal, Marketing & Fundraising Manager, Scottish Sports Futures, shared how working with local businesses can make a valuable difference to charities as Preeti said: