18 year old wheelchair basketball player George Tonner was recently awarded Best Young Male Player of the Year at the Lords Taverners' Junior National Championships in Worcester. George is one of 25 disabled athletes supported by the Peter Harrison Foundation through SportsAid.
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With the help of a £5,000 grant from the Foundation the Albrighton Trust has replaced the accessible platforms at its Moat fishery near Wolverhampton, increasing space and safety for disabled anglers.
In 2017 the Peter Harrison Foundation made a grant of £25,000 towards the building of two new classrooms for Sheiling College in Ringwood, Hampshire. The classrooms have now been completed and are being used by students. This new building has allowed the college to increase its number...
Maidenhead Rowing Club's new adaptive boat had its first outing at Marlow Town Regatta recently. It was raced by Dan, one of the club's new adaptive rowers, and came in first place! The adaptive single boat named 'Rigel' was funded by a grant from the Peter Harrison Foundation
The Foundation has made a grant of £5,000 to the Belfast Community Sports Development Network to encourage teams playing in the girls self-development gaelic football league.
A grant of £5,000 to the Watermill Foundation is helping to promote cycling for diasbled people in Nairnshire, North-East Scotland.
On 24 April 2018 our Trustees attended the opening ceremony of the new Harrison Centre at Reigate Grammar School. The RGS Harrison Centre is a wonderful new learning and community resource. It houses a new Sixth Form Centre complete with café and social facilities; a High Performance...
The Peter Harrison Foundation has made a grant of £75,000 over three years to the SportsAid Trust. Each year 25 young disabled sports stars of the future will receive a grant of £1,000 to help meet equipment and travel expenses. Wheelchair rugby player Faye West, one of the first recipients in 2017...
A grant from the Foundation for the charity Rhythmix has helped to bring live interactive music in the Royal Alexandra Children's Hospital in Brighton.