Squash fans can donate rackets to help PSA support urban squash project
By NATHAN CLARKE
The Professional Squash Association (PSA) have announced a new partnership with leading squash charity NUSEA (National Urban Squash Education Programme) called ‘Re-Bound’, designed to help enrich the lives of disadvantaged individuals in some of the most deprived areas around the world.
The Re-Bound programme will focus on using the PSA’s unique position within the sport and the popularity of the sport’s top events to help already established squash outreach programmes in countries such as Zimbabwe, South Africa, India and Colombia by recycling squash equipment – from used squash balls to unwanted rackets and clothing – collected at Major PSA tournaments across the Globe.
Re-Bound will be launched at the Delaware Investments US Open PSA World Series tournament, when the PSA will be arranging a collection point where fans can bring along any old, unwanted or unused squash equipment to donate to the cause and help play their part in making a difference to the lives of others.
“NUSEA’s programmes have already made a huge difference to the lives of thousands of people, not just children, across the globe and we are delighted to be joining forces with them in this exciting new initiative,” said PSA CSR and Welfare Development Officer Adriana Olaya.
“Their track record in establishing meaningful and successful grassroots programmes speaks for itself, and for the PSA and wider squash community to be involved in initiatives that help take the sport into the lives of disadvantaged people in some of the most disadvantaged areas in the world is something that we can all be very proud of.
“We are greatly looking forward to beginning our partnership with NUSEA at the upcoming US Open and look forward to building a strong relationship with them over the coming years.”