News and Updates

Glen joins the RGF’s Board of Trustees

We are delighted to share the news that the RGF has appointed Glen Dobbs to its Board of trustees with immediate effect. Glen met Rob at Colchester Royal Grammar School and they remained best friends. After leaving the school as Head Boy, Glen went on to study Molecular and Cellular […]

Glen Dobbs

Callum, Ice Skating

Callum does the RGF proud, and some!

When the RGF agreed to support Callum back in 2018 little did we know what an amazing young man we’d backed. Callum’s mum, Michelle has kindly given us an update on his exceptional achievements: “When Callum Mills was lucky enough to be granted funding from The Rob George Foundation last […]

Heartfelt to the North Countrymen’s Club, Colchester

We wanted to share with you an update on the amazing support we’ve received from the North Countrymen’s Club since our launch in 2014. Our Chairman, Philip George said: “We were one of two charities chosen to benefit on the occasion of their 75th anniversary dinner back in January. The […]

Colchester North Countrymens Club

Another glorious RGF six-a-side Cricket Day

How the sun shone on another glorious RGF six-a-side Cricket Day – We all enjoyed a wonderful day in sunny Castle Park, Colchester on Saturday 20 April. The cricket was very entertaining and there was a lovely atmosphere throughout the day, and it was great to see so many families […]

Leihona just keeps winning

Leihona started Taekwondo when she was 9yrs old and has had many successes throughout the 4 years she’s been competing. She took Silver at the British Championships in her first year and quickly became British Champion. Leihona has been Scottish Champion twice and has recently been taken on by the […]

Leihona Taekwondo

Heartfelt thanks to Colchester Round Table 367

RGF offers heartfelt thanks to Colchester Round Table 367 (CRT 367) for supporting us on one of their Santa’s Sleigh Christmas collection nights – we were thrilled when CRT 367 approached us to take part in this annual event. Our allocated collection sleigh ride was 17 December, with the help […]

Cheque presented by Colchester Round Table 367

Martin Bland - Rising Star Award

Special recognition for RGF grantee, Martin Bland

Special recognition for RGF grantee, Martin Bland. Top trampoliner, Martin, has just won a Newcastle Rising Star award, an event staged at Newcastle’s Civic Centre. The Lord Mayor of Newcastle presented Martin with his trophy, but that was probably eclipsed by the presence of none other than Mr Alan Shearer. […]

Introducing Rachel Driver, another RGF superstar!

Introducing Rachel Driver, another RGF superstar! – Rachel is a Senior Practitioner with CLIC Sargent. The RGF and Rachel have a very special and mutual bond committed to helping young people. Rachel wanted to “give back” to the RGF and such was her motivation to do so she took part […]

Rachel Driver with running medal

People at the Fifth Anniversary Ball

RGF Fifth Anniversary Ball was another major success

Thank you! We are delighted to announce that the RGF 2019 Fifth Anniversary Ball was another major success raising a magnificent £ 12,501 in much-needed funds for our foundation. In true RGF style, the evening commenced with a sparkling champagne reception with musical accompaniment by the very talented Renato Paris, […]

RGF grantee, Shaun, passes his driving test (first time!)

Shaun and his family approached the RGF in August 2018. Shaun, having faced a serious illness requiring surgery, needed funding for driving lessons so he could learn to drive. Shaun wanted to be able to drive to widen his opportunities and to enable him to attend his ongoing hospital appointments […]

Shaun passes his driving test

Bello brothers. volleyball

Second grant for the amazing Bello brothers

The RGF has awarded the Bello brothers a grant for the second time to support their beach volleyball aspirations. They are multiple national champions, Youth Commonwealth gold medallists and their most recent achievements include two 5th places at the U19 World Championships and Youth Olympic Games in Argentina in October […]