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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/

Hambo back in the game again!

Hambo took to Twitter this morning to post a photo and to let people know he was back in the game again!
Hambo took to Twitter this morning to post a photo and to let people know he was back in the game again! Foundation CEO Tommy Cawston commented “ We’ve missed that smiling face… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2018/01/hambo-back-game-again/

Matt awarded Hero Award!

Matt attended Best Magazine’s Hero awards at St Erwin’s hotel in London last night and was honoured with one of eight Hero awards given out.
Matt attended Best Magazine’s Hero awards at St Erwin’s hotel in London last night and was honoured with one of eight Hero awards given out. Hosted by Eamon Holmes the star… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2017/10/matt-awarded-hero-award/

Woodbrook Vale School raised over £900

Last Tuesday night Woodbrook Vale School raised over £900 to support the Foundation at their annual Awards Ceremony at Loughborough Town Hall. Foundation volunteer Dave Thomas attended the evening along with Spencer Watts who commented “It was a fabulous …
Last Tuesday night Woodbrook Vale School raised over £900 to support the Foundation at their annual Awards Ceremony at Loughborough Town Hall. Foundation volunteer Dave Thomas… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2017/10/woodbrook-vale-school-raised-over-900/

Spotlight: Nothing Stopped Beneficiary Gracie Matthews 'Climbing Out'

Gracie took on the Climbing Out experience in the Lake District this past weekend and loved it!
Gracie took on the Climbing Out experience in the Lake District this past week and loved it! Climbing Out is a charity that organises 5 day outdoor activity programmes aimed at… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2017/10/spotlight-nothing-stopped-beneficiary-gracie-matthews-climbing-out/

Spotlight: Beneficiary Rob Davies Wins THIRD Successive European Gold

Beneficiary Rob Davies has won his third successive European gold medal in table tennis
Beneficiary Rob Davies has won his third successive European gold medal in table tennis! The medal caps off a huge year from Rob in which he got married and received an MBE for… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2017/10/spotlight-beneficiary-rob-davies-wins-third-successive-european-gold/

Spotlight: Beneficiary Aaron Morgan Rocks Rockingham Racecourse

Beneficiary Aaron Morgan tore around Rockingham Racecourse on Sunday whilst Team Hambo watched him compete
Beneficiary Aaron Morgan tore around Rockingham Racecourse on Sunday whilst Team Hambo watched him compete. Taking part in the Nankang Tyres BMW Compact Cup, Aaron raced twice… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2017/09/spotlight-beneficiary-aaron-morgan-rocks-rockingham-racecourse/

Stars come out for Henry Fraser's Book Launch

Henry Fraser Launched his book last Thursday in a star-studded event that included big names such as J.K. Rowling, Gordon Ramsey and Owen Farrell.
Henry Fraser launched his book last Thursday in a star-studded event featuring big names such as J.K. Rowling, Gordon Ramsey and Owen Farrell.  "The Little Big Things" is the… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2017/09/stars-come-out-henry-frasers-book-launch/

Spotlight: Beneficiary James Sutliff Wins Positive Role Model at the National Diversity Awards

Beneficiary James Sutliff has won the National Diversity Award for Positive Role Model.
Beneficiary James Sutliff has won the National Diversity Award for Positive Role Model. James, who has the condition Dystonia, uses health and fitness to both combat the… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2017/09/beneficiary-james-sutliff-wins-positive-role-model-national-diversity-awards/

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