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Meet our 2018 Scholar – Lewis

16th April 2018

We would like to wish Lewis all the best with his go-karting this year.  We will follow his endeavours and keep you updated.

A few tickets still available to Nathan’s Extravaganza – Friday 4th May 2018

A few tickets still available to Nathan’s Extravaganza – Friday 4th May 2018

The mum of one of our applicants is organising a charity event to coincide with Nathan’s 21st Birthday, raising funds for the J’s Hospice, The Sick Children’s Trust as well as ourselves. This promises to be a fantastic event. Please...

Nathan’s Extravangza – 4th May 2018

Nathan’s Extravangza – 4th May 2018

3rd February 2018

The mum of one of our applicants is organising a charity event next year to coincide with Nathan’s 21st Birthday, raising funds for the J’s Hospice, The Sick Children’s Trust as well as ourselves. This promises to be a fantastic...

Come and celebrate our charity’s 5th Birthday

Come and celebrate our charity’s 5th Birthday

BREAKING NEWS: We are delighted to invite you to join us for the David Randall Foundation 5th anniversary celebration concert on Saturday 17th March in Chelmsford Cathedral, followed by a drinks reception in the Cathedral to celebrate the achievements of...

Karen is flying the flag for the DRF

Karen is flying the flag for the DRF

One of our Ambassadors, Karen Bird, is flying the flag again for the DRF, when she competes in the Colchester Half Marathon on Sunday 25th March 2018. In 2013, she ran the Southend Half Marathon in 2 hours 3 minutes...

Morrison & Foerster Charitable Foundation

Morrison & Foerster Charitable Foundation

30th January 2018

  It’s always nice to get a surprise, and this one is no exception. One of the Partners of this firm came to “Rock up for Randall” over a year ago, because his children were playing in the Felsted Steel...

Santa Fun Run early bird discount ends tonight…..

Santa Fun Run early bird discount ends tonight…..

19th November 2017

But you can still enter anytime between now and Sunday 17th December. Please remember all proceeds are reinvested back into the DRF to enable us to continue providing good days for people in Essex with life limiting conditions. Thank you...

DRF is their Christmas charity – Paul J King Funeral Directors

DRF is their Christmas charity – Paul J King Funeral Directors

17th November 2017

Buy a Star and support DRF We are delighted that Maldon funeral directors Paul J King have chosen DRF as their Christmas charity for the second successive year. They have hung stars in their office window which can be purchased...

DRF Christmas Cards

5th November 2017

Bought your Christmas cards yet? DRF has two different designs at a competitive price. Packs of 10 cards are £3.75 3 packs of 10 cards £10. (Extra for posting) Please contact Sue Randall info@davidrandallfoundation.org to order yours

Read all about Rhianna’s epic relay swim across the English Channel

15th October 2017

You may recall that Rhianna Preece swam the English Channel back in the summer as part of a relay team, raising funds for the DRF and the Daniel Wilkinson Foundation in the process. Here is an extract from her diary....

The DRF “Santa Fun Run” returns for its 4th Year – registration open

Click here to register for the Santa Fun Run!

Santa Fun Run 2017 – Enter Now

10th October 2017

5km Santa Fun Run or 3km Reindeer Run & Treasure Hunt Register by Sunday 19th November 2017 to recieve the Early Bird Discount. Child: £8 Adult: £10 Includes your Santa suit To register please click here.

Nathan’s Extravaganza – Friday 4th May 2018

Nathan’s Extravaganza – Friday 4th May 2018

9th October 2017

The mum of one of our applicants is organising a charity event next year to coincide with Nathan’s 21st Birthday, raising funds for the J’s Hospice, The Sick Children’s Trust as well as ourselves. This promises to be a fantastic...

Maldon Mud Race Presentation

6th October 2017

We would like to express our appreciation to the Maldon Mud Race Committee who work tirelessly throughout the year to make this annual event such a success. Thank you for your generous donation.

Award for one of our Scholars -Jake

Award for one of our Scholars -Jake

1st October 2017

One of our 2017 Scholars and a member of Globe Rowing Club, Jake Offiler, received his Jack Petchey award recently. Well done Jake for having your hard work and dedication recognised.

Scholarship Applications open on 1st October 2017

Scholarship Applications open on 1st October 2017

10th September 2017

It’s nearly time for our Scholarship Awards window to open. Have a think about the talented young people you know. Are they demonstrating exceptional passion and dedication in pursuing their ambitions in music or sport but are being held back...

Cricket Veterans “Cricnic” – updated with photos

Cricket Veterans “Cricnic” – updated with photos

3rd September 2017

The over fifties cricketers who meet regularly at the indoor school in Chelmsford organised a picnic/cricket game (A cricnic) at Stock Cricket Club recently. The basis of Cricnic is about fun for all with anybody welcome to participate, irrespective of...

Report – Rhianna’s Swim

31st August 2017

Rhianna describes the English Channel “Swim and Tonic” challenge as “the most unforgettable, amazing and exciting experience of my life!” The relay team completed the swim in 14hrs and 42mins. “I couldn’t have wished for better people to share the...

Track Rhianna’s English Channel swim here……

25th August 2017

Word reaches us that Rhianna begins her relay swim across the English Channel at 1am on Sunday 27th August. We wish we could be there to wave her off. Wishing her every success. You can track her progress here. Her...

The Main Event – “Rock up for Randall” 2017

15th August 2017

With under two weeks until this years Rock Up for Randall on Sunday 27th August, planning is at an advanced stage and we can promise you another fabulous day. The sun has been booked and we have lots to entertain...

What does our Patron have to say……

11th August 2017

We’ve have had lots to report recently which is a sign of how well things are going with the charity! We recently hit the landmark of being 5 years old and found the opportunity to catch up with our wonderful...

Rhianna’s Swim across the English Channel – update

Rhianna’s Swim across the English Channel – update

10th August 2017

Former Plume Academy student Rhianna Preece (aged 16) is swimming the English Channel, as part of a six person relay team between 28th August - 4th September and is entering the final phase of her training. Through this she is...

Row row row your boat – Jake and his teammates earned a bronze medal

8th August 2017

Our rowing scholar, Jake, recently competed in the “Coupe de la Jeunesse” in Belgium, which is an international rowing regatta rowed over 2,000 metres every year. It was founded in 1985 and is open to rowers who are 18 or...

Joe’s “Disability Fashion Week” success

Our applicant Joe staged a very successful fashion show at Chelmsford Racecourse last weekend. Great feedback. Well done Joe! https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=disability%20fashion%20week

The Iron Man “John Wrintmore” completed his challenge

16th July 2017

We have just heard John completed the 105 mile bike ride, 2.2 mile swim and marathon in 12 hrs, 36.28 minutes in support of the DRF. What an astounding feat of endurance. Proud of you John!

Jake Offiler – Scholarship news

Jake Offiler – Scholarship news

12th July 2017

Hats off to Jake and his team-mates from the the Globe Rowing Club, who were quarter finalists in their first Henley Regatta. Jake was also successful at GB trials recently. He has gone straight from Cavasham to Nottingham to start...

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