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Cycling Coast to Coast for the Foundation!

Foundation supporter James Worth and friends are taking part in a huge coast to coast challenge in September from St Bees to Robin Hoods Bay! The 200 mile cycle takes around 15 hours and includes a number of the UK’s top 100 toughest climbs so it’s no …
Foundation supporter James Worth and friends are taking part in a huge coast to coast challenge in September from St Bees to Robin Hoods Bay! The 200 mile cycle takes around 15… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/08/cycling-coast-coast-foundation/

National Citizen Service Group Visit the Foundation On Sponsored Walk!

NCS Group 1 from Melton Mowbray took part in a sponsored walk from the town to the Foundation offices in Burrough on the Hill on Tuesday. The group of 10 young adults have been raising money for the past two weeks by bucket shaking, packing shopping ba…
NCS Group 1 from Melton Mowbray took part in a sponsored walk from the town to the Foundation offices in Burrough on the Hill on Tuesday. The group of 10 young adults have been… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/08/national-citizen-service-group-visit-foundation-sponsored-walk/

Steamin Billy Take on Epic Euro Bike Ride

Six Steamin Billy team members are taking on a huge 350km ride through Holland. Fundraising for the Matt Hampson Foundation, the team including Billy Allingham and Craig Lines have completed two days so far totalling 275 kilometers. Setting off on …
Six Steamin' Billy team members are taking on a huge 350km ride through Holland. Fundraising for the Matt Hampson Foundation, the team including Billy Allingham and Craig Lines… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/08/steamin-billy-take-epic-euro-bike-ride/

Matt Hampson Foundation Announced as Finalist for Niche Magazine Business Awards!

The Foundation is delighted to announce it is a finalist of the Niche Magazine Business Award’s in the Charity of the Year category. The Foundation is joined by two worthwhile causes the Bodie Hodges Foundation and Alex’s Wish. The Niche Magazine B…
The Foundation is delighted to announce it is a finalist of the Niche Magazine Business Award’s in the Charity of the Year category. The Foundation is joined by two worthwhile… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/08/matt-hampson-foundation-announced-finalist-niche-magazine-business-awards/

Steamin Billy Riders Finish Epic Cycling Challenge!

120 riders took to the roads this past Sunday to raise money for the Foundation as part of the Steamin Billy Charity Bike Ride. Cycling around 3 counties travelling to Steamin Billy pubs covering 40 miles over the course of the day! Ex-Tigers player…
120 riders took to the roads this past Sunday to raise money for the Foundation as part of the Steamin Billy Charity Bike Ride. Cycling around 3 counties travelling to Steamin… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/08/steamin-billy-riders-finish-epic-cycling-challenge/

The Pallister's are Climbing the Inca Trail for the Foundation!

The Pallister family are hiking the Inca Trail in Peru and fundraising for the Foundation!
The Pallister family from Sutton Coldfield are raising money for the Matt Hampson Foundation by hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu in Peru this August. The Inca Trail is a… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/07/pallisters-are-climbing-inca-trail-foundation/

Joy's Skydiving Raises over £1000 for the Foundation!

Joy skydived this month to raise money for the Foundation and raised over £1000
Joy Plummer's fundraising efforts raise over £1300 for the Foundation. Joy won the chance to skydive last year at Sportbash and has raised over £1300 for the Matt Hampson… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/07/joys-skydiving-raises-over-1000-foundation/

Italy Rugby World Cup 2015 Signed Shirt on Auction for the Foundation!

The Foundation is auctioning a squad signed Italy rugby shirt on eBay!
The Foundation is auctioning a squad signed Italy shirt from the 2015 Rugby World Cup! During the World Cup last year, the Foundation was lucky enough to be supported by a… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/07/italy-rugby-world-cup-2015-signed-shirt-auction-foundation/

Fleet Auction Group raise over £450 for the Foundation

Fleet Auction Group raised £450 auctioning rugby balls during the Six Nations. The money will go towards the costs of specialist equipment that will be used in the Get Busy Living Centre. Fleet Auction Group is a motor vehicle auction company based in …
Fleet Auction Group raised £450 auctioning rugby balls during the Six Nations. The money will go towards the costs of specialist equipment that will be used in the Get Busy Living… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/07/fleet-auction-group-raise-over-450-foundation/

Ambassador Tim Peters to Enter the J P Morgan Round the Island Race for the Foundation

Next month, Tim, Ambassador of the Foundation and massive supporter of the work it does, will sail around the Isle of Wight in the J P Morgan Round the Island race! Tim said “I have decided to charter a yacht and join another 1,600 other craft and ente…
Next month, Tim, Ambassador of the Foundation and massive supporter of the work it does, will sail around the Isle of Wight in the J P Morgan Round the Island race! Tim said “I… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/06/ambassador-tim-peters-enter-j-p-morgan-round-island-race-foundation/

Potty Finishes a Year of No Shaving!

Last year Potty’s daughter asked him why he always kept his hair and face shaved and challenged him to grow it out. He chose to use this as a fundraising opportunity for the Foundation and now 365 days later he can finally have the chop! Matt “Potty” P…
Last year Potty’s daughter asked him why he always kept his hair and face shaved and challenged him to grow it out. He chose to use this as a fundraising opportunity for the… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/06/potty-finishes-year-no-shaving/

Matt Hampson Foundation Pledges to Support Darrel White

The Foundation has pledged to support Darrel in his pursuit of target shooting success
The Matt Hampson Foundation has pledged to support Darrel in his pursuit of success in Clay Shooting. Long time friend of Matt Hampson and the Foundation, Darrel White found a… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/06/matt-hampson-foundation-pledges-support-darrel-white/

Leicester City Players take time from Winning the Premier League to Support #GetBusyLiving!

Leicester City are Champions of the Premier League! Last week, despite their hard work in preparation for their game against Manchester United on Sunday, players from the Leicester team took the time to support the Get Busy Living message wearing our t…
Leicester City are Champions of the Premier League! Last week, despite their hard work in preparation for their game against Manchester United on Sunday, players from the… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/05/leicester-city-players-take-time-winning-premier-league-support-getbusyliving/

Introducing… Get Busy Living Obble Hats from Oddballs!

If you’ve been on our Twitter in the last couple of days you may have spotted our worst kept secret! We’ve partnered with our good friends at Oddballs to bring you the new Get Busy Living themed Obble hats! The hats have already been hugely popular wit…
If you’ve been on our Twitter in the last couple of days you may have spotted our worst kept secret... We’ve partnered with our good friends at Oddballs to bring you the new Get… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/04/introducing-get-busy-living-obble-hats-oddballs/

Matt Hampson Foundation Runners-Up in LMBA 2016

The Foundation was lucky enough to be nominated in the non-profit organisation category this year and attended the dinner last Thursday
The Matt Hampson Foundation finished as runners-up in the 2016 Leicester Mercury Business Awards last week. The Non-profit organisation award category sponsored by PLUG was won… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/04/matt-hampson-foundation-runners-lmba-2016/

Beneficiary Seb Goold's Great Day Out.

Beneficiary Seb Goold and his family joined Matt and Tommy as the Foundation’s guests at last weeks European Champions cup quarter final game versus Stade Francais at Welford Road. The guys were joined in the box by Harry Ellis, Tom Youngs and Matt Smi…
Beneficiary Seb Goold and his family joined Matt and Tommy as the Foundation’s guests at last weeks European Champions cup quarter final game versus Stade Francais at Welford… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/04/beneficiary-seb-goolds-great-day-out/

Matt guest speaker at Caring Homes Future Leaders Programme

Matt was the guest speaker at the Caring homes Future Leaders Programme Awards last Thursday night at the Hilton Hotel at Stansted Airport. Matt presented his Get busy Living Talk to the group after it had been won in an auction by Caring Homes CEO Pau…
Matt was the guest speaker at the Caring homes Future Leaders Programme Awards last Thursday night at the Hilton Hotel at Stansted Airport. Matt presented his Get busy Living… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/04/matt-guest-speaker-caring-homes-future-leaders-programme/

Five Foundation Runners took part in Last Weekend's Silverstone Half Marathon!

An estimated total of over £1000 was raised last weekend by supporters of the Matt Hampson Foundation who ran the Silverstone Half Marathon. The annual half marathon held at the world famous Silverstone racetrack attracts runners from across the countr…
An estimated total of over £1000 was raised last weekend by supporters of the Matt Hampson Foundation who ran the Silverstone Half Marathon. The annual half marathon held at… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/03/five-foundation-runners-took-part-last-weekends-silverstone-half-marathon/

Marvel-ous Auction this March!

Smithers of Stamford have pledged to support the Matt Hampson Foundation by auctioning off the final chair in their Comic Strip collection! Throughout March keen comic enthusiasts can bid on the limited edition Marvel Superhero themed chair and the pro…
Smithers of Stamford have pledged to support the Matt Hampson Foundation by auctioning off the final chair in their Comic Strip collection! Throughout March keen comic… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/03/marvel-ous-auction-march/

Team Hambo Supports #teamgeorge at Coffee Morning!

Team Hambo joined members of Team George at Gates Garden Centre in Cold Overton
Hambo and the team joined #teamgeorge members at Gates Garden Centre in Cold Overton on Wednesday morning to raise funds for George Robinson's ongoing rehabilitation.  It's… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/02/team-hambo-supports-teamgeorge-coffee-morning/