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Rebekah Elsdon- A Harlequins Success Story

8th March 2020
Just 12 months ago our Foundation Development Officer for Hounslow, James Collins-Clark, started delivering sessions to students at Kingsley Academy through our Project Rugby programme, ran in partnership with Premiership Rugby. After just a month of work int the school, a Rugby HUB was launched at Grasshoppers RFC with many...

The Harlequins Foundation and The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Team Up to Support Disadvantaged Young People

4th March 2020
The Harlequins Foundation are delighted to be launching their partnership with The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE), making Harlequins the only Premiership Rugby club currently licensed to deliver the DofE.  This marks the latest development in The Harlequins Foundation’s HITZ programme, delivered in partnership with Premiership Rugby supporting 16-18 year...

The Foundation Takeover

2nd March 2020
Last weekend's game against Exeter Chiefs saw The Harlequins Foundation "take over" The Stoop, and our fans did not disappoint. We saw one of biggest fundraising days ever, with Harlequins fans showing outstanding support for our activations and showcases, digging deep to raise some vital funds. Here's just some of...

IT’S A TAKEOVER! What to expect this weekend

27th February 2020
This weekend’s Gallagher Premiership fixture against Exeter Chiefs is a Foundation Takeover, seeing The Harlequins Foundation show off some of the outstanding work they do in our local community, as well as giving you the opportunity to get involved.   Fans will get the chance to see a range of...

The Jesters and Crawley Jets Clash in First Fixture

24th February 2020
The Harlequins Foundation’s wheelchair rugby team, known as “The Jesters”, took on Crawley Jets at Hampton High, in both team’s first fixture since they formed in Autumn 2019. With both teams having trained regularly, the fixture was a chance for them to put their skills into action ahead of an...

“My Journey at The Harlequins Foundation” Natalie Sexton for National Apprenticeship Week

6th February 2020
As part of National Apprenticeship Week our fantastic Foundation Apprentice, Natalie Sexton, has written about her journey as an apprentice at The Harlequins Foundation.  In 2017 when I started on the HITZ programme, I had a part time job as a youth worker, but I wanted to do something more....

The Harlequins Foundation Team Up With Simetrica To Launch The Sport Value Bank

29th January 2020
The Harlequins Foundation are delighted, in partnership with Simetrica, to be launching the Sport Value Bank. Sport VB is an online social value bank, designed to allow sporting organisations to assess and record the social impact of their work. The tool will allow organisations across the sport sector to record...

The Mighty Draw is back and its mightier than ever

29th January 2020
The Harlequins Foundation are delighted to be relaunching the Mighty Draw ahead of this weekend’s local derby clash at The Stoop against Saracens. The Mighty Draw, which raises funds to support the work of The Harlequins Foundation, Harlequins Academy, and Harlequins Women, is coming back with more prizes than ever,...

The Harlequins Foundation launch new strategy

9th January 2020
The Harlequins Foundation are delighted to be launching “Building Brighter Futures”, which outlines our overarching strategy for the next stage of our development. We are at an incredibly exciting point in our development, backed by an impressive Board of Trustees and an enthusiastically supportive rugby club with a rich heritage,...