Join your local Sands United team

Sands United is a unique way for anyone affected by pregnancy or baby loss to come together through a shared love of sport, and find a support network where they can feel at ease talking about their grief, when they're ready.

Find out more about Sands United. 

We know that people can struggle to talk about how they're feeling after the death of a baby. This support network aims to put everyone at ease and understands that they will talk when they feel ready to do so.

Playing team sports can aid the grieving process by helping lift someone's mood, give them a focus, help with sleep problems, and reduce feelings of isolation. If you have been affected by baby loss, you will be spending time with people who have been through a similar experience.

By becoming a Sands United Team Member, you will:

  • Support local bereaved families through a passion for sport
  • Provide peer to peer support to those within the team
  • Raise money and awareness of Sands and our work to save babies' lives 
  • Be an ambassador for Sands in your local area
  • Be part of the wider Sands United team
  • Play a sport you love

You can read the Players Code of Conduct here.

Check out the map to see if there's a team near you:

If you feel ready to join your local Sands United team, that's great - we just need to ask for a few details. Simply complete the form below and we'll be in touch to guide you through the next steps!

No club near you? Why not think about setting up your own Sands United team?

If you feel that being a Sands United team member isn’t right for you, that’s ok. You may want to find another way to get involved with Sands?

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