The Peter Harrison Foundation has made a grant of £75,000 over three years to the SportsAid Trust. Each year 25 young disabled sports stars of the future will receive a grant of £1,000 to help meet equipment and travel expenses. Wheelchair rugby player Faye West, one of the first recipients in 2017...
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A grant from the Foundation for the charity Rhythmix has helped to bring live interactive music in the Royal Alexandra Children's Hospital in Brighton.
A grant to BOSP in Billericay has funded regular hydrotherapy sessions for children with complex special needs.
British Blind Sport has used a Foundation grant to pay for multi-sport 'have a go' days for young visually impaired people.
Young members of the Bulldogs Boxing Club in Port Talbot, South Wales, relax after a training session. The club introduces its members to a 'Five Pillars' programme of self-development and employability. A grant from the Foundation helped the club to extend its facilities for disabled members...
Youngsters on a short break in the Derbyshire countryside enjoy a kickabout in the 'sports barn' at CHICKS residential retreat near Ashbourne. The charity used a grant from the Foundation to refurbish the former farm building.
Moor House School, near Oxted in Surrey, is for pupils with complex speech and language difficulties. With the help of a grant from the Foundation they have completed Phase 2 of an ambitious development programme and opened a new residential campus for pupils aged 7-16 years.
The Mary Hare School for deaf children near Newbury has re-opened its swimming pool after a major refurbishment programme, replacing the roof and adding new changing rooms. The Foundation's £20,000 grant for this project helped to release a similar sum from the matched giving fund pledged by the...
That was her greeting as Foundation Trustee Julia Harrison-Lee crossed the finishing line in the Florida Ironman challenge at Panama Beach City on Saturday 5th November. She had completed a 2.4 mile swim in 1 hour 28 minutes, a 112 mile bike ride in 6 hours 57 minutes and a full 26 mile marathon in...
Peter Harrison was able to congratulate Crystal Lane personally on her Paralympic successes at a reception held at the Brazilian embassy in London for Loughborough University's Rio medal winners. She in turn thanked him publicly for the Foundation's encouragement and financial support.