Disability charity Level Playing Field are celebrating their 17th 'Weeks of Action' campaign from Saturday 27th of February to Sunday 14th of March, aiming to showcase the good work being done by clubs and organisations to improve accessibility and inclusion across all sports.
Level Playing Field are a sports charity that act as a campaigning and advisory organisation that promotes a positive and inclusive experience for disabled sports fans. The charity supports disabled sports fans through membership programmes and shares information including; disabled fans facilities at clubs and stadia, along with useful disability and access reports, guides, good practice documents and general disabled supporter information, as well as range of fun initiatives.
As with fans, Level Playing Field will be absent from the terraces this year due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, which means they will be taking their campaign virtual for the first-time ever.
To support the campaign, MK Dons are getting involved by putting together a week of activity commencing Saturday 27th February.
MK Dons 'Week of Action' schedule
- Saturday 27th February, 1pm: MK Dons and Oxford United Disabled Fans Quiz
- Saturday 27th February, 3pm: MK Dons v Oxford United with Special Virtual Mascots
- Sunday 28th February, 10am: Inclusive Football Skill Session
- Monday 1st March, 6.30pm: MK Dons Disabled Fans Forum
- Tuesday 2nd March, various times: Mental Health and Wellbeing Sessions with Intu Veritas
- Wednesday 3rd March, 6pm: Healthy Eating with Tom Bromley
- Thursday 4th March, 6pm: MKFM talks to amputee footballer, strongman and author Mark Smith.
- Friday 5th March, 6pm: MK Dons Sport and Education Trusts Disability Football Awards
The Club will also be carrying out a survey specifically for disabled supporters if you would like to participate please click here.
ALL EVENTS ARE FREE TO ATTEND AND OPEN TO DISABLED SUPPORTERS AND CARERS OF MK DONS & MK DONS SPORTS AND EDUCATION TRUST. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK HERE!