News

Join us for our Valentine’s Day Special Imagination Café

8th January 2020
The Harlequins Foundation, the Dementia Care Centre at the University of West London and CW+ (the charity of West Middlesex University Hospital) would like to invite you to our Valentine’s Day Special Imagination Café. The Imagination Café is a free, pop-up community event featuring music, art activities, rugby memorabilia show and...

Hitz: a term of success

6th January 2020
The HITZ programme rounded off 2019 with 21 young people enrolled on the programme, and with another recruitment drive due in February, the programme continues to go from strength to strength after a very productive first term. Our HITZ programme was given the opportunity of piloting the NCS programme along...

Switch into Sport go ‘Big’ at Big Game 12

6th January 2020
A group of young people participating in The Harlequins Foundation’s Switch into Sport Programme attended Big Game 12 to volunteer their time and collect donations in the West Fan Village to support their continued participation in the programme. Switch into Sport, part of The Foundation’s Flagship Switch programme, is a...

The Harlequins Foundation and Met Police engaging local communities through rugby

16th December 2019
So far this season, The Harlequins Foundation and The Metropolitan Police TaskForce have been working in partnership to support local young people to engage in sport and build stronger links between communities and their local police officers. Since the beginning of the school year, the team have visited over 2000...

Harlequins Foundation ‘Celebration of Rugby’ Festival Success

21st November 2019
On Thursday 7th November, inspired by the Rugby World Cup 2019, The Harlequins Foundation invited 30 local schools to Staines Rugby Club to take part in a ‘Celebration of Rugby’ festival that saw in excess of 400 young people take to the rugby field and represent their school, many of...

European Social Fund

8th November 2019
Our ESF Programme aims to address the needs of local young people in Richmond and Kingston, between the ages of 16-19, who are not currently in education, employment of training (NEET). Harlequins Foundation staff work with each individual to develop a personalised education programme that can include a range of...

Harlequins Foundation pilots the sport value bank (SportVB)

6th November 2019
The Harlequins Foundation, the independent charity of Premiership Rugby club Harlequins, has revealed details of SportVB, an online Social Value Bank which enables sports organisations to accurately assess, record and value the impact of their community activity. The launch of SportVB comes at a time when an increasing number of...

Join the Team

30th October 2019
Last year The Harlequins Foundation announced a partnership with Movember, with the aim to help men to live happier, healthier and longer lives. We have come together to deliver Ahead of the Game, one of Movember’s most successful mental health projects, which aims to improve youth mental health through organised...