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"It Gave Me Purpose" Matt Hampson talks Foundation, Personal Goals and More

This week the Foundation was joined by Josh Cooke from Leeds Beckett University. Whilst on work experience as part of his 2nd year of a Sports Business Management degree he interviewed Matt Hampson and got the answers to his most burning questions.
This week the Foundation was joined by Josh Cooke from Leeds Beckett University. Whilst on work experience as part of his 2nd year of a Sports Business Management degree he… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/01/it-gave-me-purpose-matt-hampson-talks-foundation-personal-goals-and-more/

Leicester Tigers Join the Foundation in Supporting #teamgeorge

The Leicester Tigers have supported #teamgeorge a long with the Matt Hampson Foundation to wish all the best for George Robinson. George Robinson is a young 18 year old lad from Stamford School, Leicestershire. In July 2015 he had a life changing acci…
The Leicester Tigers have supported #teamgeorge along with the Matt Hampson Foundation to wish all the best for George Robinson. George Robinson is a young 18 year old lad… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/01/leicester-tigers-join-foundation-supporting-teamgeorge/

Trustee Julian Evans Climbs the Highest Peak in Antarctica

On his way to completing the Adventurer’s Grand Slam, Julian successfully summited Antarctica's highest mountain, Mount Vinson, at 19.55 GMT Sunday 16th January 2016. Vinson is 600 miles from the South Pole and 16,050ft high. It is in the Sentinel rang…
On his way to completing the Adventurer’s Grand Slam, Julian successfully summited Antarctica's highest mountain, Mount Vinson, at 19.55 GMT Sunday 16th January 2016. Vinson is… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/01/trustee-julian-evans-climbs-highest-peak-antarctica/

Steamin’ Billy Brewing Co. choose the Matt Hampson Foundation as their Charity of the Year

The Leicestershire based brewers and owners of 8 pubs in and around Leicestershire have chosen the Matt Hampson Foundation to support throughout 2016 as their charity of the year. Founding Fathers Barry Lount and Billy Allingham, both keen supporters o…
The Leicestershire based brewers and owners of 8 pubs in and around Leicestershire have chosen the Matt Hampson Foundation to support throughout 2016 as their charity of the year.… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/01/steamin-billy-brewing-co-choose-matt-hampson-foundation-their-charity-year/

Trustee to Climb Antarctica's Highest Mountain!

Trustee Julian White is climbing the highest mountain in Antarctica, Mount Vinson, in aid of the Matt Hampson Foundation Vinson Mastiff is the highest peak in Antarctica at over 16,000 foot. Julian will spend a total of three weeks travelling to Antarc…
Trustee Julian Evans is climbing the highest mountain in Antarctica, Mount Vinson, in aid of the Matt Hampson Foundation Vinson is the highest peak in Antarctica at over 16,000… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/01/trustee-climb-antarcticas-highest-mountain/

Foundation Supporter Raises Hundreds Taking Part in the Mallorca IronMan

Phil Wege took on the Mallorca IronMan and fundraised hundreds of pounds for the Matt Hampson Foundation. Phil covered 70.3km in a staggering 11 hours 48 minutes and 20 seconds! We caught up
In 2015, Foundation supporter Phil Wege took on the Mallorca IronMan and fundraised hundreds of pounds for the Matt Hampson Foundation. Phil covered 70.3km in a staggering 11… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/01/foundation-supporter-raises-hundreds-taking-part-mallorca-ironman/

Fleet Auction Group raise over £400 during RWC 2015

During the exciting Rugby World Cup held in England this year, Fleet Auction Group chose to use the occasion as an opportunity to support the Matt Hampson Foundation. By Auctioning rugby balls throughout the six week tournament, Fleet Auction Group rai…
During the exciting Rugby World Cup held in England this year, Fleet Auction Group chose to use the occasion as an opportunity to support the Matt Hampson Foundation. By… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2015/12/fleet-auction-group-raise-over-400-during-rwc-2015/

Thank You Adnams!

To commemorate the Rugby World Cup 2015, Adnams produced PropHop. The golden beer raised money and awareness for the Matt Hampson Foundation throughout the World Cup.
To commemorate the Rugby World Cup 2015, Adnams produced PropHop, a rugby themed golden beer with an orange twist. The golden beer raised money and awareness for the Matt… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2015/11/thank-you-adnams/

RugbyQuest the ultimate rugby quiz to beat your mates!

Rugby fans can now prove how much they really know about Rugby while also helping to raise money for sports charity, the Matt Hampson Foundation. By downloading and playing ‘RugbyQuest’ – a new interactive Rugby quiz app – fans will be helping raise aw…
Rugby fans can now prove how much they really know about Rugby while also helping to raise money for sports charity, the Matt Hampson Foundation. By downloading and playing… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2015/11/rugbyquest-ultimate-rugby-quiz-beat-your-mates/

Hambo Supporter to Tackle New York Marathon

Matt Hampson Foundation supporter Rob Quick will take on the New York Marathon next month! The World famous New York Marathon is only 10 days away. But the immense challenge doesn't phase experienced marathon runner Rob Quick. A supporter of the Matt H…
Matt Hampson Foundation supporter Rob Quick will take on the New York Marathon next month! The World famous New York Marathon is only 10 days away. But the immense challenge… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2015/10/hambo-supporter-tackle-new-york-marathon/

Beneficiary Ben Lei’a Visits England for the First Time!

Ben, one of the Foundation’s very first beneficiaries, is in the UK for the first time on a three week visit, having never been outside of Samoa before. Ben was met at Heathrow Airport on Wednesday afternoon by Tommy and Paul of the Foundation as well …
Ben, one of the Foundation’s very first beneficiaries, is in the UK for the first time on a three week visit, having never been outside of Samoa before. Ben was met at Heathrow… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2015/10/beneficiary-ben-leia-visits-england-first-time/

Tom Youngs Officially Becomes an Ambassador of the Matt Hampson Foundation

The Matt Hampson Foundation is proud to announce England and Leicester Tigers Hooker Tom Youngs has joined his brother Ben as an Ambassador of the charity. Tom, a supporter of the Foundation for several years, was delighted to become an official Ambass…
The Matt Hampson Foundation is proud to announce England and Leicester Tigers Hooker Tom Youngs has joined his brother Ben as an Ambassador of the charity. Tom, a supporter of… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2015/09/tom-youngs-officially-becomes-ambassador-matt-hampson-foundation/

Bakers Waste Donate £100 to the Matt Hampson Foundation!

The Matt Hampson Foundation won a Facebook competition by Bakers Waste thanks to a nomination from Carl Watton. Fans of the Bakers Waste Services Facebook page nominated their favourite charities and the winner would receive a £100 donation. Carl no…
The Matt Hampson Foundation won a Facebook competition by Bakers Waste Services thanks to a nomination from Carl Watton. Fans of the Bakers Waste Services Facebook page… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2015/09/bakers-waste-donate-100-matt-hampson-foundation/

'15 Handsome Men of Rugby' are Putting Flowers in their Fulsome Beards during the Rugby World Cup for Charity

During the Rugby World Cup in September/October Rugby town will be celebrating the game and it's place in it's history to thousands of visitors from around the world keen to explore the birthplace of the modern game. Simon Ainley, owner of GardenGate …
During the Rugby World Cup in September/October Rugby town will be celebrating the game and it's place in it's history to thousands of visitors from around the world keen to… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2015/09/15-handsome-men-rugby-are-putting-flowers-their-fulsome-beards-during-rugby-world-cup-charity/

RoW Legends Kit for #J9vHambo October 15th Revealed!

The Saracens Sport Foundation proudly present the J9 Foundation Rest of the World Legends kit for #J9vHambo The Saracens Sport Foundation, established to inspire communities and improve lives through the power of sport, has shown their support of both …
The Saracens Sport Foundation proudly present the J9 Foundation Rest of the World Legends kit for #J9vHambo The Saracens Sport Foundation, established to inspire communities… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2015/08/row-legends-kit-j9vhambo-october-15th-revealed/

England Legends Kit for #J9vHambo October 15th Revealed!

DX proudly present the Matt Hampson Foundation England Legends kit for #J9vHambo DX, a leading independent mail, parcels and logistics end to end network operator in the UK has shown their support of both the Matt Hampson Foundation and J9 Foundation b…
DX proudly present the Matt Hampson Foundation England Legends kit for #J9vHambo DX, a leading independent mail, parcels and logistics end to end network operator in the UK has… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2015/08/england-legends-kit-j9vhambo-october-15th-revealed/

Adnams Launches 'Prop Hop' a RWC Beer Supporting the Foundation

Adnams are delighted to announce the launch of a new limited edition beer, Prop Hop, in support of the charity The Matt Hampson Foundation. Released in time to coincide with the 2015 Rugby World Cup, it is hoped that the beer will help raise awareness, as…
Adnams are delighted to announce the launch of a new limited edition beer, Prop Hop, in support of the charity The Matt Hampson Foundation. Released in time to coincide with the… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2015/08/adnams-launches-prop-hop-rwc-beer-supporting-foundation/

Herve Meets the England Rugby Team

Foundation beneficiary Herve irakunda met up with the England Rugby team at their team hotel in Paris ahead of their World Cup Warm up Game in the Stade De France.
Foundation beneficiary Herve Irakunda met up with the England Rugby team at their team hotel in Paris ahead of their World Cup Warm up Game in the Stade De France.  Foundation… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2015/08/herve-meets-england-rugby-team/

Ambassador Laura Wright Raises Over a Thousand Pounds for the Foundation

Laura Wright took on a huge 115 Kilometre paddle board challenge over two and a half days in aid of the Matt Hampson Foundation. Last weekend Laura and boyfriend Harry took on the Great Glen Valley Paddle in Scotland. The route passes through the famou…
Laura Wright took on a huge 115 Kilometre paddle board challenge over two and a half days in aid of the Matt Hampson Foundation. Last weekend Laura and boyfriend Harry took on… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2015/08/ambassador-laura-wright-raises-over-thousand-foundation/

7 Hours Tied Together to Raise Awareness and Funds!

Darcie and her friend Olivia spent the day tied together at their school fair. The 6 and a half hour challenge aimed to raise awareness and funds for the Matt Hampson Foundation. For her organisation of the challenge Darcie achieved a Gold Young Leade…
Darcie (pictured left) and her friend Olivia (right) spent the day tied together at their school fair. The 6 and a half hour challenge aimed to raise awareness and funds for the… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2015/08/7-hours-tied-together-raise-awareness-and-funds/