The impact of any tragic loss is felt widely by loved ones. We assist families of the Richmond Rugby community affected by sudden death or life-changing injury through access to counselling and ongoing support to meet their needs.
To date, we have provided an annual sporting bursary for all of the children of Stephen Fairn.
We have also provided support to a young rugby player from Ealing Trailfinders who sustained a life-changing injury. Our support will help with his care and rehabilitation.
If there is anything on this page you feel is relevant to your circumstances, please do get in touch with us to see how we might be able to help and support you.
“The foundation is committed to a long term programme of screening for all players and members of Richmond over the age of 14”
“This opportunity is one of a kind really, the fact that players don’t have to pay for it is invaluable”
Richmond Women’s Chair
“Richmond are going to lead the way on this, hopefully other clubs will follow”
“As rugby players we are meant to be big strong and nothing really hurts us, but mental health effects everyone”
Kirsty Lee Griffith
Richmond Women’s Player
“There are many reasons to support the foundation, not only are you helping to save lives but you're making it a safer and better place to play”
“without screening you just never know, its very important, its brilliant work what the Richmond Heavies are doing, I’m glad to be part of it”
“it’s a magnificent club and the foundation is a wonderful testament to the way Richmond behaves, it’s fantastic and I’m very proud”
Richmond Heavies Player
“makes me feel valued, makes me feel that I’m loved and welcomed at the club”
Richmond Men’s Player
“it is a blueprint, not just for clubs but communities”
England Rugby Player
“mental health is an area which is so missed and not appreciated how much it is needed in this environment, its amazing what they are doing here”
England Rugby Player
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