Advancing education and opportunity through Rugby

by The ATLAS Foundation
Advancing education and opportunity through Rugby
Advancing education and opportunity through Rugby
Advancing education and opportunity through Rugby
Advancing education and opportunity through Rugby
Advancing education and opportunity through Rugby
Advancing education and opportunity through Rugby
Advancing education and opportunity through Rugby
Advancing education and opportunity through Rugby
Advancing education and opportunity through Rugby
Advancing education and opportunity through Rugby
Advancing education and opportunity through Rugby
Advancing education and opportunity through Rugby
Advancing education and opportunity through Rugby
Advancing education and opportunity through Rugby

Project Report | May 26, 2020
May Report (COVID-19)

By Rory Hamilton | Marketing & Communications Officer

Currently we are diverting most of our funds to be able to support emergency coronavirus relief efforts by our projects around the world. Initially we were terribly worried about what Covid-19 would do when it hit the slums and shanty towns in which our kids. What has actually devastated them is the loss of food, crime from people desperate for something to eat, and the risk of disease and starvation.

In South Africa, our coaches have been making masks and distributing food vouchers to our kids and their families, and in Memphis, USA the team have coordinated an amazing community-wide effort to help support kids with their education and wellbeing through donated laptops, gym equipment and online educational programmes as well as delivering vital food and health supplies.

We have recently been part of a large online effort organised by the RAF Police Rugby team, the Flying Pigs, who led the Around the World in 7 Days Challenge. 

The RAF Police Rugby team want to show their support and raise money for rugby and forces charities doing great work to support kids and families in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

 

In the UK, Atlas will be one of 5 charities (NHS Charities Together, The Atlas Foundation, Rugby For Heroes, RAF Benevolent Fund, Scotty’s Little Soldiers). In the USA, Atlas will be the sole charity.

 

It is also a great opportunity to pay tribute to the men and women of the forces who lay down their lives to keep us safe. We are privileged and humbled to be nominated by the RAF Police Rugby Club.

So far the challenge has completed its target miles twice and raised £6,616 in the UK and $4,744.52 in the USA.

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Jan 24, 2020
January Update

By Rory Hamilton | Atlas Foundation Marketing & Comms Officer

Oct 30, 2019
Successful Visit to UK

By Rory Hamilton | Marketing & Communications Officer

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The ATLAS Foundation

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire - United Kingdom
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Twitter: @theatlascharity
Project Leader:
Sally Hoddell
Cheltenham , Herefordshire United Kingdom

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