News and Events

Sep 2021
The residents at Broughton House Veteran Care Village in Salford are keeping fighting fit with the help of a £24,000 grant from the Peter Harrison Foundation to help equip a new gymnasium. Broughton House Chief Executive Karen Miller says, “The ability for our residents to have access to a...
Peter Harrison congratulates Crystal Lane-Wright (then Crystal Lane) at the 2016 Paralympic Games
Aug 2021
We are delighted to congratulate Dame Sarah Storey and Crystal Lane-Wright, British Gold and Silver medalists, respectively, in Track Cycling at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo (on 25 August 2021).  A committed champion of disability sport, the Peter Harrison Foundation has supported...
A smiling young woman holding jug in cafe kitchen
Jul 2021
Throughout the COVID-19 lockdown, the Foundation’s £30,000 grant (over 2 years) enabled Team Domenica to continue providing employment skills and experience for adults with learning disabilities. Based in Brighton & Hove, Team Domenica support their candidates through a unique three-tier set...
Jun 2021
Peter Harrison died peacefully at home in Reigate on the evening of Friday 18th June. A passionate sports fan all his life he was watching an international football match on television at the time. He was eighty four years old. Amongst many accomplishments in his business and private life the...
A young patient with Giggle Doctor
May 2021
We are delighted to help bring lightness and laughter to poorly children in hospital, through a 3-year grant for the ‘Giggle Doctors’ of the Theodora Children’s Charity.  The Giggle Doctors work nation-wide, and this grant has supported their treatment of patients with music, play...
May 2021
Over the past year, the Earth Trust provided students with special needs in Oxfordshire the chance to get out in the fresh air and learn new skills through their Countryside Skills education programme.  A grant from the Peter Harrison Foundation supported the programme, which was disrupted by...
Student working on the farm alongside the goats
Mar 2021
  Abbey Court School Trust was formed to support children and young adults with special educational needs in Medway. The school caters for pupils from the age of 3 to 19 with severe and profound & multiple learning conditions. Many of these pupils have life threatening and life limiting...
Dec 2020
The British Disabled Waterski and Wakeboard Association (BDWWA) was awarded a grant of £20,000 at the end of 2019 towards the cost of a new boat to support disabled water-skiing and wakeboarding.  Adaptive water skiing and wakeboarding provides an incredible sense of freedom for many people...
Dec 2020
  Trelya was awarded a grant of £20,000 from The Peter Harrison Foundation for the purchase and installation of a traversing wall & delivery of a programme that utilises the wall to develop essential skills & confidence of children experiencing disabilities and multiple...
Nov 2020
Congratulations to the Sir Tom Finney Soccer Centre Preston who have won the Kick It Out Promoting Inclusion Award at the North West Football Awards. One of six nominees, alongside premiership clubs Everton & Manchester United, the Sir Tom Finney Soccer Centre has four adult pan disability...