Josh takes chance to give back

ADELAIDE Crows footballer Josh Jenkins said his family “leaned on” Chances For Children while he was growing up in northwest Victoria.

Adelaide Crows forward Josh Jenkins celebrates a goal during the 2017 AFL round 1 match between the Adelaide Crows and the GWS Giants at Adelaide Oval. Picture: James Elsby/AFL Media

Adelaide Crows forward Josh Jenkins celebrates a goal during the 2017 AFL round 1 match between the Adelaide Crows and the GWS Giants at Adelaide Oval. Picture: James Elsby/AFL Media

Growing up in a foster home, Jenkins was a talented basketballer who Chances For Children supported while he was growing up on the outskirts of Swan Hill.

Now 28 and a professional footballer­ rather than basketballer, Jenkins was instrumental in players from the Adelaide Football Club donating $5000 to Chances For Children through the AFL Players Association AFL Players Care program.

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