Life For a Kid Patrons

Gareth EllisGareth Ellis – (Hull FC Rugby League Captain) Gareth is one of the Modern day Legends of Rugby League and held in high regard throughout the sport. Gareth Ellis Testimonial 2015 rugby shirt featured the Life For A Kid Logo.
richwhitingRichard Whiting – (Leigh Centurions, Professional Rugby league Player) Richard has supported the charity since we were formed, as well as donating his sky sports £100 man of the match awards to Life For A kid, Richard also attends many events and donates items to the charity for auction and has also taken part in quite a number of fundraising events.
Life For a Kid PatronRosie Jones – (UK Model) Rosie Jones climbed Ben Nevis for the Life For A Kid charity in 2011, raising not only vital funds for the charity but also raising awareness for the Foundation.
Life For a Kid PatronJames Graham – (Canterbury Bulldogs and England Professional Rugby league Player) James is another Patron who has been with Life For A Kid since we formed and attended the official launch. James donated his sky sports £100 man of the match awards to Life For A kid, as well as an England Rugby league medal.
Life For a Kid PatronJono Lancaster – Jono is a fantastic campaigner for different charities and we are proud to have him as Patron for the life For A kid Foundation. He has raised lots of funds for the foundation by doing talks in schools. He also cycled from the length of the UK and took part in a bush tucker trail with Richard Whiting.He has also had his own documentaries on the BBC and was one of the 2012 Olympic torch bearers
Life For a Kid PatronEorl Crabtree – (Huddersfield Giants and England Professional Rugby league Player)Eorl joined the Patron’s team in 2013 and immediately donated is England RL Shirt.Eorl will often promote the charity through social media and attend life for a kid events
Life For a Kid PatronDanny Brough – (Huddersfield Giants and Scotland Professional Rugby league Player) Danny joined the Patron’s with Team mate Eorl Crabtree in 2013 and won 3 x Man of the match awards on sky sports straight away. Donating the £300 to Life For A Kid. Danny’s Wife Jenna was a major organiser in the 2013 Rugby Wags Ben Nevis Walk
AaronHeremaiaAaron Heremaia – (Widnes Vikings and New Zealand Professional Rugby league Player) Aaron threw his support behind the foundation in 2013 and donated his 2013 Challenge Cup final shirt to raise money for the Ruby Appeal
conorlynesConnor Lynes – Connor is Life For a Kid’s youngest patient after sustaining a life changing rugby injury. As a result of this, Connor decided to raise money and awareness for many great causes including Life For a Kid to help make a difference for others.
ScottTaylorScott Taylor – Hull FC and England Professional Rugby league Player) Scott has thrown is weight behind the Charity by donating a number of signed items including donating his 2013 Challenge Cup Final shirt and also attending presentation to some of the children we help
Millie O'Neil - PatronMillie O’Neill – (ABA Golden glove boxing winner) Millie is an England international boxer
Life For a Kid PatronKevin Hooper – (Professional Boxer)Kevin is a pro boxer based in Grimsby, and proudly wears the Life For A kid logo on his fight shorts
Life For a Kid PatronMark “Billy” Bragg MBE – Mark has helped the charity by organising a number of events alongside the British Army. He was also awarded the MBE for his services to charity and the British Army Rugby team.
LeeRadfordLee Radford (Hull FC Head Coach) – Lee has been a patron of the charity since we were formed in 2009 and he was the brainchild behind the charity boxing events.Also attending most events when asked and supported the charity through his Rugby League testimonial.He also got in the boxing ring himself for Life For A Kid to face former Heavyweight champion Riddick “Big Daddy” Bowe
wellerWeller Hauraki – is a professional rugby league player who currently plays for the Salford Reds in the Super League.He is a New Zealand Māori representative. Weller first worked with Life For A Kid when he took part in the Super League Prizefighter boxing.Weller also raised money for Life For A Kid in 2014 by helping run the Castleford Tigers players fund.
Paul Ingle - LFAK PatronPaul Ingle – Paul is a retired featherweight boxer. As an amateur he competed for Great Britain at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. As a professional he won the IBF, European, British, & Commonwealth featherweight titles. The Paul Ingle Boxing academy will have space in the Life For A Kid Health & Education from 2014 onwards.
Life For a Kid PatronKirk Dixon – Former Professional Rugby league Player for Castleford Tigers and Hull FC, Kirk organises Cycle events and golf days via his company Martin Dixon Ltd
JonHiltonJon Hilton – is an ex Royal Engineer who runs a number of local businesses. He has worked with the LFAK for a number of years to help promote and grow the charity. Jon also operates as our MC at most of the charity events aswell as providing medical cover for boxing nights
fekaIafeta Paleaaesina – (Hull FC) Feka join the Life For A kid Patron team in September 2016. A New Zealand International Rugby League player who works for Hull FC working in the local community