Thank you, Tom & Steph

One thing is for certain when it comes to the RGF – we are truly blessed with some amazing, kind-hearted, and generous supporters. Tom Bryan approached us back in March with the exciting news that he was getting married to Steph later in the year and that rather than just requesting gifts, he and Steph … Continued

Tom and Steph
Jamie jump completed

Safe landing for Jamie

After a few weather-related postponements RGF supporter, Jamie, finally completed his tandem Skydive to raise funds for his two chosen charities – The Rob George Foundation & Autism Anglia. Jamie knew Rob from his time at Colchester and East Essex Cricket Club and was keen to give something back. Big thanks to Jamie and everyone … Continued

Calling all Rob George Foundation grantees – we need your help!

We are looking for 3 grantees from across the UK to represent the RGF in this year’s Virtual London Marathon to help raise much-needed funds for the RGF. Last year, Vix, Cassie, and Naomi raised over £1.7k between them! So, we have decided to enter the 2022 event and have purchased 3 tickets – is … Continued

Virtual London Marathon
Susan - RGF gallery exhibition

Another successful RGF exhibition at The Sentinel Gallery

The Rob George Foundation exhibition of watercolours held at The Sentinel Gallery, Wivenhoe, last month raised a magnificent £1168 for the RGF, thanks to the generosity of two participating local artists, Susan Boddy and John Cooper. Rob’s mum and RGF trustee, Lorraine said: “I am just so thrilled that we have hosted another successful exhibition, … Continued

Time to start walking!

The Rob George Foundation is delighted to announce that Rob’s Big Walk will return for 2022. Kindly organised and supported by Ellisons Solicitors, this hugely popular annual event will take place on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th June 2022. It is an amazing opportunity for local businesses, groups of friends, families, individuals, and clubs to … Continued

Ellisons solicitors - Robs Big Walk 2022

RGF grantee, Hannah Hampton, makes her full England debut

On 20 February 2022, star goalkeeper, Hannah, made her full senior England debut starting England’s 0–0 draw with Spain in the 2022 Arnold Clark Cup. It was Hannah’s dream come true to play football for England and she has filmed this short video to send her thanks to the RGF. 

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Jack practicing Karate

RGF grantee, Jack, is aiming high!

12-year-old, Jack, has been practicing Karate since the age of 4. A time when he loved Ninjago, Power Rangers, Ninja Turtles and wanted to be like them. Jack’s mum, Mandie, has been in touch to tell us more about Jack and how the RGF has helped him. She told us: “Jack’s immense enthusiasm for Karate … Continued

Time to dust off the trainers!

Fancy taking part in the Virtual Virgin London Marathon 2022 to help raise much-needed funds for the RGF? Well, after the gargantuan efforts of Vix, Cassie and Naomi in 2021 raising over £1.7k between them, we have decided to enter the 2022 event and have purchased 3 tickets – is your name on one of … Continued

Join us for the virtual London Marathon
The Fowler Smith & Jones Trust. logo

Grant support for the RGF

We are thrilled to announce that The Fowler Smith & Jones Trust have awarded the RGF a grant of £3,000. The Fowler Smith & Jones Trust incorporates three Trusts established at different times by the Fowler Family, Albert & Florence Smith, and Edward Cecil Jones. They were all very much ‘Essex people’ and lived in … Continued

Emmanuel thanks the RGF

Para-athlete, Emmanuel, is currently the fastest in the UK for the 100m sprint. The 20-year-old from Essex has his sights set on becoming Commonwealth and World Champion in the future, and the RGF is helping him on his way. Emmanuel has been in touch with an update and thank you. He told us: “My name … Continued

Emmanuel para-athlete
Hannah holding calendar

Thank you, Hannah

Hannah Brooks has supported the Rob George Foundation over many years, principally through producing themed calendars, that are sold, with the proceeds going to Hannah’s favourite charities. Fortunately, the RGF is one of her favourite charities and Hannah has been in touch with us to tell us why: “Rob was a childhood friend of mine … Continued

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