Yearly archives: 2018

Exciting news from the family of RGF grantee, Emma

“We are delighted to be sharing the fantastic news that Emma has been offered a place on the British Canoeing World Class Programme 2019. It has been an incredible year for Emma competing in both Marathon and Sprint canoeing in her final year as a junior kayaker. The support from […]

Emma winning canoeing event

Nathan shooting arrow at archery charity event

Nathan’s shooting high for the RGF

A big well done and even bigger thank you to Nathan and his family and friends for organising a 24-hour charity shoot to raise funds for the RGF. We’re reliably informed that they had great fun and in doing so raised an amazing £725. Nathan’s family told us: “We are […]

A Heartfelt thank you from the RGF to Amy’s mum, Pam

In September 2017 Amy was diagnosed with a brain tumour. As a consequence of her illness Amy struggled with her mobility, vision and speech. Earlier this year the RGF awarded Amy a grant for some Art Therapy sessions. Amy loved art and these sessions helped her, and her family, cope […]

Amy's Art - sunflower table

Dylans Super Gran Pam

Dylan’s ‘Super Gran’ raises funds for the RGF

Even when Dylan applied for his RGF grant it was clear that he had an amazingly supportive mum and grandma at his side. We recall being impressed at the time that Dylan still runs with his grandma on occasions. Dylan’s mum, Sarah, told us that as soon as Super Gran […]

Award win for RGF grantee Dylan

Earlier this year the RGF supported Dylan to enable him to train and develop at one of the best basketball academies in the UK, the John Madejski Academy. So, imagine our pride and joy when we heard that Dylan was recently awarded the Newham Council Youth Achievement Award for Sports. […]

Dylan with his Youth Achievement Award for Sports

Dylan’s chance to shine

Dylan’s chance to shine – this is the first year that the RGF has supported Dylan. Their support has enabled Dylan to move from Newham, London to one of the best basketball academies in the UK. Dylan trialled along with a number of boys from Europe and was successful in […]

Dylan playing Basketball

Leanza sprinting on running track

Leanza’s looking ahead to 2019

“Thanks to the Rob George Foundation for all their support in helping me compete in my 100m & 200m events. 2018 has been a blessing. Now preparing for my 2019 season with bigger ambitions and this would not have been possible without your support – thank you!“ Looking forward to […]

Howzat! A lovely update from cricket grantee, Chloe

“A big massive thank you for your generous donations helping me to fulfil my dreams and play for the England U17 indoor cricket team in New Zealand. We arrived on 26th September and came home Sunday 7th October. We played against New Zealand, Australia and South Africa and although we […]

Chloe playing indoor Cricket for England under 17s

Rebecca wearing her two Karate medals

An update from Karate grantee, Rebecca

“Thank you for all your support over the last year, I’m delighted to tell you that I’ve been selected to represent the Northern Regional Squad at the Battle of the Teams in Rotterdam on the 1st of December. I’m delighted to let you all know that recently I competed at […]

Martin has an exceptional year in Trampolining

Proud Dad, David, thanks the RGF and gives us an update on Martin’s progress – “Martin has had an exceptional year in Trampolining. He is currently on the England Team but we fully expect Martin to be accepted on to The Great Britain Junior Team at the end of the […]

Martin with all his Trampolining medals

Brandon Marshal playing Basketball

RGF provides grant for future basketball star Brandon Marshal

The RGF provides grant for rising basketball star and future GB hopeful – Brandon Marshall, a 16 year old from Bury St. Edmunds, has secured a spot at the Colchester Basketball Academy for this upcoming season. Having recently participated in the Welsh National team trials, Brandon, standing at 7 feet […]