London Lions, the premier professional basketball team in the UK, is delighted to announce a partnership with BADU, a community-focused organisation dedicated to providing holistic and unconditional support to underserved communities across London, fostering positive change and empowerment throughout the city.
The BADU Café officially opened it's doors in February 2023. The launch party celebration was opened by Mr Badu and his team, welcoming special guest visitors; BADU Community members and all of those that have supported the journey of the Café from when it was just an idea on paper right through to it's first serving of the smoothest cappuccino. Light refreshments were served and everyone got to hear from the team responsible for bringing it all together.
Every year in the build up to Christmas, BADU work alongside schools and other non-profit organisations to deliver a Christmas hamper to families facing the pressures and challenges of Christmas time. That moment When 2022 was another great success and BADU pulled in another great cohort of volunteers from grass roots community initiatives to large corporate banks. Everyone involved walked away feeling a real sense of community and support.
Earlier in the month we embarked on our second triathlon in partnership with Limelight sports, aiming to add more diversity to the sport. After our success at the Blenheim Triathlon last year where we introduced 5 first time triathletes, with some not being able to swim!
This year we are hoping to open our much anticipated Centre of Excellence. The centre will be an elite level sports facility that highlights female leadership in coaching and participation. The four main sports that we will house at the Centre are Tennis, Netball, Football and Basketball while ensuring accessibility and inclusivity to all.
East Summer School was back for in-person delivery this year and amazingly despite Covid measures which capped our max capacities it was our biggest programme to date! In total 350 young people took part in a mind blowing 400 hours of course content over 10 days.
A Hackney organisation needs the public’s help to bring Christmas hampers to east London families. BADU Community, formerly BADU Sports, has launched it’s That Moment When Campaign with aims…
Nana Badu was left shocked and surprised when former England, Arsenal and Spurs star Sol Campbell welcomed him into the Lionhearts squad this week. The founder of BADU Sports, a Hackney-based volunteer…