Monthly archives: December 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