Handicap athletes prepare with Werder trainers on regional games against Bremen, August 2013. SV Werder Bremen is now a member of Special Olympics Germany (SOD). The Club is the first Premier League club in the world’s largest sports movement for mentally and physically disabled people. Strengthen by joining the Green-whites moving for life the inclusion of CSR brand WERDER workspace. In the future the SV can sign Werder Bremen its athletes to the SOD competitions, for those interested in opening own training and childcare facilities, as well as educate coaches and volunteers. Currently, the athletes of the handicap team prepare for the regional Special Olympics from September 4 to 6 with Werder trainers.
Compete in the disciplines of Sprint, long jump and shot put. Sports and competitions for disabled athletes are still rare. The Special Olympics are a highlight for people with disabilities, because they can showcase their skills and get contact with other athletes. That want to We support”, says Michael Arends, the the scope of inclusion of the CSR management of the SV Werder Bremen maintained. The focus is therefore on the social aspect as well as on professional sports care by the Werder coach Liege in weekly training of the Green-whites.
The athlete aims, 2014 to take part in the national competition of SOD in Dusseldorf. There are total including teams in four sports at SV Werder Bremen. These include blind football, athletics, handball and football. The Club also offers an integrative ball school for adults and additional sports hours centres. In addition the Bremen Bundesliga with the Swiss Scort works Foundation, which educates the handicapped children and young people to football coaches. In the past few years, we have expanded the area of disabled sports. Joining Special Olympics is the next step for us to provide a professional environment for our handicap athletes”, explains Michael Arends. Press contact: Anja Haya Tel: (0421) 43 45 9 4390 fax: (0421) 43 45 9 4090 E-Mail: over Werder Bremen’s social commitment of the SV Werder Bremen was founded on February 4, 1899 and has more than 40,000 members. Since 2002, the Green-whites socially engage in Bremen and Lower Saxony, Germany. In addition, they are involved in various national and international initiatives. The Club is considered in terms of community involvement, a pioneer among the Bundesliga clubs. He has built a separate Department for the coordination of its activities with ten permanent employees. The budget year amounted to over one million euros. The Club sees it as his duty to promote the company. The existing initiatives, projects and actions in the fields of social, ecological and economic commitment bundles Werder Bremen to a holistic approach to CSR. The umbrella brand moves all life WERDER integrates six subject areas in which the activities are structured: for life “” “” “Grun Weiss”, lifelong active “lifelong healthy, lifelong tolerant, lifelong environmentally conscious”and helpful for life”. Prominent ambassadors support the individual areas. For more information see.