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Tackle London is a joint initiative between three charitable organisations: Star Scheme, The Atlas Foundation and The Matt Ratana Rugby Foundation. Our goal is to use rugby as a means to improve the lives and experiences of young people in London and counter Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES).
Our mission is simple – to change life experiences through Rugby harnessing the power of the game to make a positive, lasting impact on individuals’ lives, developing skills and strengthening communities. Something that Matt did every day of his 54 years of life.
mārō mā matui is a celebratory walk linking the key places where Matt is respected and loved, bringing together the communities of which he remains an influential part.
Our latest adventure sees our intrepid hikers travel from Reading to Bristol ahead of out game against Rugby For Heroes!
You can further support us by getting your tickets for the game here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/whanau-cup-2024-tickets-725999172067
We are The Richmond Heavies Foundation – the heart of the Richmond rugby family. The Foundation was borne out of the unconnected premature deaths of three amazing guys closely connected to the Heavies and club within six weeks of each other in 2018. Protecting Players and Supporting Families is our mission. We want everyone in the wider rugby family to get involved so please help and support us. To find out more visit www.richheaviesfdn.org
The Richmond Heavies Foundation Defibrillator Fund aims to provide defibrillators to rugby clubs and communities who cannot afford this lifesaving device.Richmond rugby club has personal experience of how valuable defibrillators can be. The Foundation is focused on heart screening and cardio health awareness, so this is a natural extension of that objective.Awareness of heart conditions in both the young and the old, and their susceptibility to cardiac arrest, is a
The Richmond Heavies Foundation are organising A Series Of Extraordinary Events around the world, which include extraordinary superhuman challenges as well as achievable social activities, allowing all to get involved.
All monies raised will go to the Richmond Heavies Foundation, which was founded after Richmond Rugby lost 3 very special friends, far too early.
The ‘swimming prop’ Rupert Allhusen and his former Richmond team mate Ben Leigh are taking on the famous 20 Bridges Swim, a 28.5 mile swim around Manhattan island in New York to raise money for their respective charities.
The Silver Hippos met Jason Leonard and the England Rugby team in Cape Town at a visit to an Atlas Foundation project. Jason established the Atlas Foundation to "raise kids out of disadvantage through the power of rugby". The Hippos were very admiring of this work and have set up this Fund to continue to support the work we saw there, and in other places around the world.
Ed was a big personality who lived life to the full, was loved dearly by his family and friends, and is missed hugely by all who knew him. He was a talented sportsman who enjoyed playing both codes of rugby and cricket. Following Ed’s death in 2016, this Memorial Fund was established to honour his memory.
Set up by Ben Nicholson in memory of his wife Anita and their two children Alex and Annabel who tragically lost their lives in the Sri Lanka bombings on Easter Sunday 2019.
Weʼre raising £50,000 to contribute to causes close to Ian Michael Williams' heart, keeping his legacy alive and continuing his impact on the world.
Protecting & Supporting the Richmond Rugby Family. This is a fundraising Night Walk from Tower Bridge to Richmond Bridge, crossing every Bridge (23!) in between. A distance of 43km – a little more than a marathon.
To raise funds for the Richmond Heavies Foundation to continue to fund Heart Screening, and Mental Health Provisions for players and Members, and the Defibrillator Fund which supplies defibs to any community rugby club that doesn’t already have one (so far c60 distributed). See RHF website for more details.
2 years ago Pete aka Norm did the seemingly insane for a 52 year old with a dodgy back and even dodgier hip. He took on the challenge to run 100 kilometers in one go. He is doing it again. Atlas raises money for so many deserving people in all parts of the deprived world I feel it is important to remember that the economic crisis is hitting even the poorest in the world, giving them a doubling down of hardships. I hope you can donate generously and help provide some care.
I’m fundraising for for the ATLAS Foundation as I believe no children in the world should suffer and they should receive equal opportunities.
In memory of Ed who we all loved and in support for the great work being done by TRD!
Cycling in partnership with the ATLAS Foundation and LSEG
I am one of Ed's older sisters and his wonderful friends and family continue to try new ways of raising money for the Atlas Foundation and Tanzania Rugby Development Program. My next challenge is a White Collar Boxing Match on the 24th March, something I think Ed would find absolutely hilarious and be so proud of me for. I miss him and can't wait to do this for him and the amazing work the money raised will do for TRD.
I am running for the Richmond Heavies Foundation and MindI want to give back in any small way, to the club that has provided me with so many opportunities and lifelong friendships and to help individuals and communities to protect and look after each other.
I'm on the leadership team for the Matt Ratana Rugby Foundation
The Hippo's are proud to have been involved for many years with Atlas and the South African Rugby Legends. Our fund raising has contributed to their feeding and rugby inclusion programmes.