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Matt Hampson Wins Points of Light Award

Matt Hampson, from Leicester, is a former England Under-21 Rugby player who launched his own foundation in 2011 following a rugby accident that left him paralysed from the neck down.
Matt Hampson, from Leicester, is a former England Under-21 Rugby player who launched his own foundation in 2011 following a rugby accident that left him paralysed from the neck… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2019/11/matt-hampson-foundation-wins-point-light-award/

Hambo makes Shaw Power List of 100 most influential disabled people in UK

The Shaw Trust Power 100, is an annual publication containing the 100 most influential disabled people in the UK.
The Shaw Trust Power 100, is an annual publication containing the 100 most influential disabled people in the UK. This is the second year in a row that Matt has made the list,… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2019/10/hambo-makes-shaw-power-list-100-most-influential-disabled-people-uk/

Foundation up for a Who Cares Wins Health Award

The Sun reveals the finalists for its 2019 Who Cares Wins Health Awards The Sun’s Who Cares Wins awards celebrate staff who go beyond the call of duty to care for patients and make the NHS the treasure it is. The annual awards, now in their third …
The Sun reveals the finalists for its 2019 Who Cares Wins Health Awards The Sun’s Who Cares Wins awards celebrate staff who go beyond the call of duty to care for patients and… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2019/10/foundation-who-cares-wins-health-award/

Julian Evans Summits Mt Everest

Foundation Trustee Julian Evans summited Mount Everest on Thursday 23rd May at 12.35am (BST) raising over £100,000 For the Matt Hampson Foundation.
Foundation Trustee Julian Evans summited Mount Everest on Thursday 23rd May at 12.35am (BST) raising over £100,000 For the Matt Hampson Foundation. Julian commented on his… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2019/05/julian-evans-summits-mt-everest/

Beth Climbs Kili!

Beth Dawkins has successfully reached the summit of Kilimanjaro in support of the Matt Hampson Foundation.
Beth Dawkins has successfully reached the summit of Kilimanjaro in support of the Matt Hampson Foundation. Talking about the experience Beth said “On 13th March at about… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2019/03/beth-climbs-kili/

Travel Forum at GBL Centre

Fresh from his holiday in South Africa Hambo was keen to hold our first Travel Forum at the Get Busy Living Centre. Helen Wheatley from the Travel Counsellors was on hand to offer her expert
Fresh from his holiday in South Africa Hambo was keen to hold our first Travel Forum at the Get Busy Living Centre. Helen Wheatley from the Travel Counsellors was on hand to offer… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2019/02/travel-forum-gbl-centre/

Foundation Curry Night

The Foundation hosted its first curry night for our Beneficiaries with guest chef Simon Spooner a former Master Chef quarter finalist earlier this month.
The Foundation hosted its first curry night for our Beneficiaries with guest chef Simon Spooner a former Master Chef quarter finalist earlier this month. Centre Manager Darrel… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2019/02/foundation-curry-night/

Sirus Automotive support Matt Hampson Foundation

Sirus Automotive is delighted to announce in 2019 we will be supporting the Matt Hampson Foundation, a charity set up to help people who have experienced catastrophic injuries.
Sirus Automotive is delighted to announce in 2019 we will be supporting the Matt Hampson Foundation, a charity set up to help people who have experienced catastrophic injuries.… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2019/02/sirus-automotive-support-matt-hampson-foundation/

Introducing New Recruit James Sutliff

In 2008 James woke up to find his speech was slurred and distorted. Over the next few months it gradually got worse and he noticed that he was starting to lose control over some of his fingers and one of his thumbs.
In 2008 James woke up to find his speech was slurred and distorted. Over the next few months it gradually got worse and he noticed that he was starting to lose control over some… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2018/11/introducing-new-recruit-james-sutliff/

ReWalk Demonstration

There were some heroic and quite emotional scenes at the GBL Centre recently when beneficiaries were able to test out a set of amazing ReWalk robotic legs.
There were some heroic and quite emotional scenes at the GBL Centre recently when beneficiaries were able to test out a set of amazing ReWalk robotic legs. Stephen Ruffle, ReWalk… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2018/11/rewalk-demonstration/

Legend Holidays & Events and The Matt Hampson Foundation Announce Official Partnership

After a decade of working closely with Legend’s Managing Director Clare Morton, The Matt Hampson Foundation is thrilled to announce Legend Events as the charity’s official Events Partner.
After a decade of working closely with Legend’s Managing Director Clare Morton, The Matt Hampson Foundation is thrilled to announce Legend Events as the charity’s official Events… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2018/11/legend-holidays-events-and-matt-hampson-foundation-announce-official-partnership/

National Award for the Get Busy Living Centre

The Get Busy Living centre, which supports the rehabilitation of young people who have suffered life-changing injuries while playing sport, has been given a prestigious design award.
The Get Busy Living centre, which supports the rehabilitation of young people who have suffered life-changing injuries while playing sport, has been given a prestigious design… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2018/11/national-award-get-busy-living-centre/

Natalie Pinkham Podcast featuring Hambo

Hambo is the latest guest to feature on Natalie Pinkham’s podcast, In the Pink.
Hambo is the latest guest to feature on Natalie Pinkham’s podcast, In the Pink. Natalie came to the Get Busy Living Centre recently and spent the afternoon interviewing Hambo… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2018/10/natalie-pinkham-podcast-featuring-hambo/

Saracens Legend Joins Team Hambo

It’s official, it’s a done deal, hands have been shook and fists have been bumped. We are proud and delighted beyond words to announce that Brad Barritt is now an Ambassador for the Matt Hampson Foundation.
It’s official, it’s a done deal, hands have been shook and fists have been bumped. We are proud and delighted beyond words to announce that Brad Barritt is now an Ambassador for… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2018/10/saracens-legend-joins-team-hambo/

Brad Barritt becomes Foundation Ambassador

Brad Barritt the Saracens Captain has agreed to became an Ambassador for the Foundation after visiting the Get Busy Living Centre.
Brad Barritt the Saracens Captain has agreed to became an Ambassador for the Foundation after visiting the Get Busy Living Centre. Brad whose company Tiki Tonga supply the GBL… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2018/07/brad-barritt-becomes-foundation-ambassador/

Foundation Support Pop Up Gym!

The Pop UP Gym is a facility created by Drew Graham on his return to the UK after suffering a spinal cord injury diving into a sand bank in open water in America where he was working as an athletics coach.
The Pop UP Gym is a facility created by Drew Graham on his return to the UK after suffering a spinal cord injury diving into a sand bank in open water in America where he was… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2018/06/foundation-support-pop-gym/

The Get Busy Living Centre wins most inspiring Building Project of the Year!

The Get Busy Living Centre won the Most Inspiring Building Project of the Year Award at the annual Inspire Awards held this year in Manchester on the 5th June.
The Get Busy Living Centre won the Most Inspiring Building Project of the Year Award at the annual Inspire Awards held this year in Manchester on the 5th June. The awards… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2018/06/get-busy-living-centre-wins-most-inspiring-building-project-year/

Get Busy Living Centre wins two awards at the annual East Midlands RICS awards.

Get Busy Living Centre wins two awards at the annual East Midlands RICS awards. The awards ceremony was held at the Nottingham Belfry and the Foundation’s Tommy Cawston, Roy Jackson and Louis Deacon were guests of the Get Busy Living centre’s main cont…
The awards ceremony was held at the Nottingham Belfry and the Foundation’s Tommy Cawston, Roy Jackson and Louis Deacon were guests of the Get Busy Living centre’s main contractor… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2018/05/get-busy-living-centre-wins-two-awards-annual-east-midlands-rics-awards/

Ed Jackson climbs Snowdon

This Easter weekend Ed Jackson climbed Snowdon raising funds for Restart.
This Easter weekend Ed Jackson climbed Snowdon raising funds for Restart. Following a spinal cord injury in April last year that left Ed paralysed from below the neck, he… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2018/04/ed-jackson-climbs-snowdon/

Chris Burger Petro Jackson Players’ Fund Visit Get Busy Living Centre

Tori Gardner from the South African Rugby charity the Players’ Fund visited the Get Busy Living Centre this week whilst on a family holiday.
Tori Gardner from the South African Rugby charity the Players’ Fund visited the Get Busy Living Centre this week whilst on a family holiday. The Matt Hampson Foundation has a… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2018/03/chris-burger-petro-jackson-players-fund-visit-get-busy-living-centre/

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