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Hambo joins Harry Potter stars for latest podcast episode

Hambo has joined Harry Potter actors and Foundation supporters James and Oliver Phelps for this week’s episode of their ’Normal Not Normal’ podcast.
Hambo has joined Harry Potter actors and Foundation supporters James and Oliver Phelps for this week’s episode of their ’Normal Not Normal’ podcast. James and Oliver talk to a… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2021/03/hambo-joins-harry-potter-stars-latest-podcast-episode/

England and Tigers player George Ford announced as Foundation ambassador

We’re delighted to announce England and Leicester Tigers fly-half George Ford as a Foundation ambassador.
We’re delighted to announce England and Leicester Tigers fly-half George Ford as a Foundation ambassador. George has been a big supporter of the Foundation for many years and… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2021/02/england-and-tigers-player-george-ford-announced-foundation-ambassador/

Hambo receives an OBE!

Foundation Founder Hambo has been recognised with an OBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours for his services to charity. Since establishing the Foundation ten years ago
Foundation Founder Hambo has been recognised with an OBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours for his services to charity. Since establishing the Foundation ten years ago, hundreds… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2020/12/hambo-receives-obe/

Foundation receives Christmas grant from The Kusuma Trust to support our work

The Kusuma Trust, a family-led philanthropic organisation has this week awarded the Foundation with a £10,000 grant to support our work. The Kusuma Trust specialises in funding organisations that are making a positive difference to society
The Kusuma Trust, a family-led philanthropic organisation has this week awarded the Foundation with a £10,000 grant to support our work. The Kusuma Trust specialises in funding… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2020/12/foundation-receives-christmas-grant-kusuma-trust-support-our-work/

Foundation launches Hampson’s gin just in time for Christmas!

The Foundation has this week launched its new-look gin with all profits going to support the charity.
The Foundation has this week launched its new-look gin with all profits going to support the charity. A collaboration between Brentingby Gin and the Foundation, Hampson’s gin… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2020/12/foundation-launches-hampsons-gin-just-time-christmas/

Wasps, Gloucester & Tigers Player Issue Kit Drop

Wasps, Gloucester and the Leicester Tigers have all donated old player issue kit to the Foundation in recent weeks which is available to purchase through our Ebay store.
Wasps, Gloucester and the Leicester Tigers have all donated old player issue kit to the Foundation in recent weeks which is available to purchase through our Ebay store. Wasps… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2020/11/waspsgloucester-tigers-player-issue-kit-drop/

Peter Crowe’s 2021 Wildlife Calendar Supports Foundation

Foundation supporter and keen amateur photographer Peter Crowe has once again produced a fabulous wildlife Calendar. The 2021 edition features some of his incredible wildlife photography
Foundation supporter and keen amateur photographer Peter Crowe has once again produced a fabulous wildlife Calendar. The 2021 edition features some of his incredible wildlife… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2020/11/peter-crowes-2021-wildlife-calendar-supports-foundation/

The Music in Hambo’s Life!

Hear all about the important music in Matt’s life on Foundation Ambassador Laura Wright’s new podcast Music in My Life.
Hear all about the important music in Matt’s life on Foundation Ambassador Laura Wright’s new podcast Music in My Life. Laura interviews Matt around four tracks which have… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2020/06/music-hambos-life/

Sutty Features on Joe

Foundation PT and disability coach James Sutliff or Sutty to everyone is the subject of a short feature on Online platform Joe.
Foundation PT and disability coach James Sutliff or Sutty to everyone is the subject of a short feature on Online platform Joe. Sutty and Josie have been working hard to keep… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2020/05/sutty-features-joe/

Matt Hampson’s Exceptional Story on RugbyPass

Matt is the subject of Rugby Pass’s exceptional stories documentary which aired for the first time over Easter Weekend.
Matt is the subject of Rugby Pass’s exceptional stories documentary which aired for the first time over Easter Weekend.  The programme which was presented and produced by Matt’s… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2020/04/matt-hampsons-exceptional-story-rugbypass/

George Robinson

George was 17 when he was injured on a school rugby tour to South Africa in August 2015. He was in a South African Hospital for over a month, then moved to Addenbrooke’s in Cambridge, and then finally to Sheffield Spinal Unit
George was 17 when he was injured on a school rugby tour to South Africa in August 2015. He was in a South African Hospital for over a month, then moved to Addenbrooke’s in… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2020/01/george-robinson/

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/

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