In April, a group of geography alumni who graduated alongside Robbie in July 2019 and who got to know him through a field trip to Berlin, are aiming to collectively cover a distance of 847 miles. This is the distance between the University of Nottingham and Berlin, the two places in which they connected with Robbie. Through 847 miles is their target, this is a baseline and if they can go further they will! They have all come together as they want to honour Robbie’s legacy in a manner that will help support the work we are doing with R […]
Charlie Song-Smith and Erin Quigley of R World are interviewed by Nexgen
R World’s Lesley Curtis and sponsored FAMH Instructor Nick Clare spoke to Lucia Botfield from the Tab Nottingham, about Robbie’s legacy, the R World foundation, and changing the conversation on student mental health. Read the full article here
We were thrilled to hear from King’s School the result of their #Reps4Robbie – they have raised an astonishing £4,306 and the repetitions were enjoyed by all. The money raised will help fund First Aid for Mental Health training – a huge thank you to everyone involved!
Fundraising story so far £3,532 – DONATED TO THE SAMARITANS (not included in the R World total) £7,975 – DONATED TO R WORLD THROUGH OUR JUST GIVING WEBSITE £9,445 – TOTAL FUNDS ON 22 May 2021 (This includes £610 raised by the King’s School as part of #Reps4Robbie) £3,696 – King’s School #Reps4Robbie fundraiser At the end of August 2020, just a week after Robbie disappeared from our lives forever, a birthday fundraiser was launched by Gus, one of Robbie’s friends. This quickly raised £3,532 with a total of 237 people donating in just a few days. This was all […]
King’s School, Canterbury have set up a working group to discuss fundraising ideas for R World. Their first fundraiser is the brilliant REPS FOR ROBBIE. The idea is that as many people as possible will take part and do something to raise money for R World, such as a 5K a day on the bike or running or anything which the lockdown rules will allow. This is a great idea not only for R World, but for all of us. If you are able to take part in a REPS FOR ROBBIE fundraising challenge, please let us know. Every £470 will train one […]
Our first R World funded lecturer, Nottingham University’s Nick Clare who was Robbie’s personal tutor, is now a qualified Mental First Aid Instructor. He is piloting the R World programme for us and is leading the way for universities. His students will now be taught Mental Health First Aid in March or when COVID-19 rules allow it.