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

Susan - RGF gallery exhibition
Ellisons solicitors - Robs Big Walk 2022

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

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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. 

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

Jack practicing Karate
Join us for the virtual London Marathon

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

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

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Emmanuel para-athlete

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

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

Hannah holding calendar
Colchesters North Countrymens Club

A Rob George Foundation fundraising milestone to be proud of!

Our dear and loyal friends at Colchester’s North Countrymen’s Club have now raised total funds exceeding £6,000 for the RGF. Since the launch of the RGF, John Davey and fellow regulars at the Club have been unstinting in their support, raising funds by various means, including John donating several items from his personal memorabilia collection … Continued

The Rob George Foundation wins a share of the Persimmon Homes Build Futures Fund

Thanks to our loyal supporters who posted online votes for the RGF throughout October and November on the Persimmon Homes Build Futures Fund website, we have won a £5000 cash award. RGF trustee, Beverly Davies, said: “We’d like to thank Persimmon Homes for choosing the RGF to participate in this exciting and ultimately generous initiative. … Continued

Persimmon Homes Build Futures Fund - Winner
Colchester Round Table - Christmas Collection

It’s Christmas: Colchester Round Table 367 supports the RGF

A big RGF thank you to Colchester Round Table 367 for selecting the RGF to be their chosen charity on one of their Santa’s Sleigh Christmas collection nights, 2021. Santa’s ‘collectors’, consisting of volunteers from Colchester Round Table 367 and the RGF, enthusiastically followed Santa’s Sleigh along this year’s chosen route, the St Michael’s Estate, … Continued

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