Yorkshire Smokefree Calderdale will be supporting the Breathe 2025 campaign alongside the Illingworth Junior Rugby League club. This event will be aimed at highlighting the campaign to various rugby clubs during one of the Under 7 year olds mini rugby league tournaments.
Breathe 2025 is a futuristic campaign that has the vision that by 2025 the next generation, like the U7’s, are born and raised in a place free from tobacco and where smoking is unusual.
Due to the appropriate age of the children who regularly participate in fun outdoor activity sessions, we hope that by highlighting the campaign to as many children on the day will increase the awareness of the drive to make smoking a thing of the past so that our young people grow up avoiding the preventable illnesses and early death that smoking can cause and that today’s older generation are faced with.
The awareness day will take place on September 18th 2016 at Illingworth A.R.L.F.C, Illingworth Sports and Social Club, Mason Green, Keighley Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX2 8HG.
After the game, which kicks off at 10:30am we will be showing the Breathe 2025 Campaign video and releasing a large number of balloons which the children will make their smoke free pledges.
The adults that attend the awareness day and wish to take part in the ‘Know Your CO’ campaign can have a free Carbon Monoxide test.
If you are unable to attend the day please take a few minutes out of your day and watch the Breathe 2025 video (www.breathe2025.org.uk)