When you support the IPF with your club or by taking on a challenge, you make a huge difference to the lives of injured rugby players across England. Find out how you can make a difference to the rugby family this season!

They can change injured players’ lives, like helping Jamie in Watton return to family life after a catastrophic injury playing rugby.

Clubs are essential too in helping the Injured Players Foundation reach as many people as possible in the rugby family to raise awareness of the charity’s work and how they can make a difference by supporting the IPF and injured rugby players who need their help.

Clubs can help catastrophically injured players and the RFU Injured Players Foundation by:

  • Putting a collection tin on the bar in your clubhouse
  • Raising awareness by putting up posters or information about the charity around the clubhouse or on your club website
  • Dedicating a club dinner to supporting the Injured Players Foundation
  • Choosing the IPF as your club’s charity of the season
  • Organising a bucket collection for donations at a home match to support the charity
  • Putting the IPF logo on your club shirts, or wearing IPF t-shirts during your warm-ups
  • Holding a raffle or auction at the club
  • Hosting a curry night at the club to raise money for fellow injured rugby players
  • Organising a charity rugby match
  • Taking on a club challenge such as a Tough Mudder, running or cycling challenge
  • Hosting a rugby quiz or race night at your club
  • Organising a charity BBQ, Beer/Wine Tasting or Christmas Lunch
  • Hosting a rugby bake-off
  • Volunteering your time to support the charity or injured players in your area
  • Doing your own thing and organising an event or fundraiser that works for you

For more ideas take a look through our A-Z of fundraising here

To discover more about how you and your club can support the IPF, contact the Events & Fundraising Team for more info at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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