We believe that cricket helps children learn resilience, teamwork and respect.

Our challenge

Only 1 in 5 children get enough physical activity each day.

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Our reach

Since 2005, we’ve coached over 6 million children.

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Our campaign

We’re an independent charity and we need your help.

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WHAT CHANCE TO SHINE CAN OFFER YOU

Find Street cricket

Find your nearest Chance to Shine Street cricket project.

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Get cricket in your school

Here's how Chance to Shine can support your school in delivering cricket.

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Free school resources

Chance to Shine has built a powerful bank of free cricket teaching resources for primary schools so teachers can lead their own cricket sessions. The resources include lesson plans, instructional videos and top tips.

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OUR IMPACT

34%

of children had not played
cricket before their
Chance to Shine session.

81%

of Street cricketers
said they'd made
new friends.

72%

of school participants
said "It made me
like cricket more".

Support us

Your support will help give children the opportunity to play and learn through cricket; a chance they might not otherwise have without our programmes. Please help us today by making a gift online. Support us

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