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.
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.
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...
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.