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Dallaglio Foundation


Rachel has always worked in the third sector.  Primarily with Cancer Research UK, building and heading up their phenomenally successful 5km women's event: Race for Life.  She then moved into more strategic roles before heading over to be Director of Fundraising at the Duke of Edinburgh's Award.  Coming into the Dallaglio Foundation, as their first CEO, Rachel's ambition was to create a legacy for Lawrence that he feels proud of. 

The Dallaglio Foundation delivers a long-term intensive skills development programme, based on the values of rugby, to 14-17 year olds outside of mainstream education. The goal? To ensure they achieve sustained education, employment or training.

Working in Pupil Referral Units (PRU) within London, Newcastle, Bristol and South Wales, our national programme, RugbyWorks, gives disengaged young people who have been failed by the mainstream education system, the practical support, experience and ability that helps them believe and invest in the possibility of a better future. Often for the very first time.