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Brioni - Royal Albert Hall

RGF grantee, Brioni, performs at the Royal Albert Hall

Flautist, Brioni, performed at the Royal Albert Hall on Saturday 7th August with the National Youth Orchestra, live on BBC TV. Here is what she had to say about her experience: “It was absolutely fantastic to be able to perform at the BBC proms this year with NYO. A dream come true and something I … Continued

Newsflash: RGF grantee, Brioni, to perform at the Royal Albert Hall

Covid permitting, and all being well, flautist Brioni will be performing live at the RoyalAlbert Hall on Saturday 7th of August in Prom number 10. The performance will be live on BBC TV and radio for anyone who is keen to watch her perform. On Wednesday 28th of July Brioni performed her first concert with … Continued

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Aimee preparing for the Ice bucket challenge

Aimee’s ‘Ice bucket challenge’ – The Sequel!

Following the success of Aimee’s ‘ice bucket challenge’ back in 2019, she and her family decided the time was right for a repeat performance. So, earlier this month, Aimee, along with nine keen (ish!) family members and friends, ironically dodging the rain, tipped buckets of cold water over each other, remained on speaking terms (we … Continued

Ellisons Solicitors raises funds for the Rob George Foundation

Once again, Team Ellisons have very busy raising funds for the RGF, staging two fundraising events and taking part in Rob’s Big Walk, raising an incredible £1,914! Guy Longhurst, Managing Partner at Ellisons said: ‘‘The firm was very pleased to take part in Rob’s Big Walk 2021, and we were delighted to raise a total … Continued

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Rob’s Big Walk 2021 raises an amazing £11,964

Held over the Summer Solstice weekend, 120 enthusiastic walkers tackled a variety of the 10 stages of the iconic 81-mile Essex Way walk, starting at Epping at 5.00am on the 19th June and finishing at Harwich Old Lighthouse early evening on 20th June. Although heavy rain in the days leading up to the event made … Continued

RGF grantee, Mia, personifies exceptional commitment and ability

Just take a look at the photos and see for yourself how Mia has been training hard over the last few months. We are delighted to share with you her latest update. Mia said: “Thank you very much for your support over the past year. The grant from the RGF has made a real difference … Continued

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A message from RGF grantee, Emily

There is nothing we like more than to hear from our ‘old’ grantees from previous years. So,we were chuffed to hear from Emily in response to our recent message that we had surpassed 1000 grants and that she intends to support the RGF in the future. Emily shared with us: “Wow 1000 grants awarded by … Continued

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Fancy supporting the RGF?

It is still not too late to participate in the Virtual Virgin London Marathon and help raise much-needed funds for the RGF? We still have 2 places available for this year’s event that takes place on Sunday 3rd October. Unlike the ‘normal’ London Marathon you will have a rather generous 23 hours, 59 minutes, and 59 … Continued

1000 Not Out

The RGF has reached another amazing milestone – awarding its 1000th grant. Click on the link below and ‘Read all about it’ in George King’s (Colchester Gazette) excellent double-page article: Please share this as widely as possible and help us raise the RGF’s profile and fundraising potential across the UK.

1000 Not Out
Captain Tom 100

CAPTAIN TOM 100 – The clock is ticking….

It’s still not too late to celebrate the amazing achievements of Captain Tom and fundraise for The Rob George Foundation Everyone is invited to take on a challenge around the number 100 anytime and anywhere over Captain Tom’s birthday weekend – Friday 30 April to 3rd May. It really is that simple! All you need … Continued

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