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Friday, December 2, 2016 at 9:15 am | 0 Comments |
Matthew announced via Instagram and Twitter that he designed a Neville Longbottom themed t-shirt to support children’s charities. It is available as a t-shirt, tank top, hoodie or sweatshirt! The products are available through Represent for 2 weeks, get yours before they’re gone!
Matthew started ‘from the bottom’ acting at the age of 5 and since then we have watched him change from geek to magazine-ready chic.
Whether he’s playing lovable, cheeky types or “dick heads” (his words, not ours), Matthew Lewis has always been on top of his game pushing his acting boundaries.
Regardless of where you and your dreams are in life, remember we’ve all got to start from the bottom.
So, I kind of designed this shirt and it’s got my 12 year old face on it. It’s a limited edition “Started from the Bottom” t-shirt. A portion of proceeds from every shirt sold will be donated to children’s charities. They’re only available for 2 weeks so get yours now. @represent link in bio to buy. #StartedFromTheBottom
Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 12:06 am | 0 Comments |
Touch Football Australia interviewed Matt Lewis while he was attending the KidsXpressLife #TouchofColour Charity football match in Sydney on November 27th. He talks about his work as a Vice President of the Leeds Rhinos Foundation back when he lived in Leeds as well as Rugby League and touch football in general.
“We caught up with actor Matt Lewis at the KidsXpress Touch of Colour Charity Day at Allianz Stadium to talk all things Rugby League and Touch Football.”
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 11:04 pm | 0 Comments |
Matt Lewis will be playing in the KidsXpressLife #TouchofColour Charity football match in Sydney, Australia this coming Friday. The match is being held at Allianz Stadium on Friday November 27th. The stadium will be open to anybody interested in supporting Touch of Colour, and GSA invites everybody to come and enjoy what is set to be a action-packed inaugural event.
According to this image on Facebook, there will be various matches from 12pm – 3:45pm with a trophy presentation at 4:30. There are 4 pools with 5 teams each that will all be vying for the trophy. Matthew’s team has not been announced but we will update the post if/when that happens.
Touch of Colour is a Celebrity Touch Football Match being held in honour of KidsXpress, an expressive therapy program for children impacted by trauma. You can donate to the cause by visiting this page.
KidsXpress is a world-first therapy program for children 4-14yrs impacted by trauma or challenge. KidsXpress harnesses creativity and the healing potential of the arts to help children to develop positive, healthy coping mechanisms for life. Through the therapeutic use of music, art, play and drama KidsXpress supports children in need to find a healthy and safe way in which to cope with life both now and into their future.
Monday, October 19, 2015 at 10:31 am | 0 Comments |
Yesterday Matt Lewis visited Heathrow Airport to send off 200 children on their Dreamflight vacation. The young passengers had been hand-picked to go on the ten-day holiday by doctors and medical experts, having battled with serious illness, disability and trauma. They will visit a host of attractions, including SeaWorld, Disney World and Universal Studios.
Matthew had this to say about the day: “I read about what Dreamflight was and how amazing it was going to be for these kids that I jumped at the chance to be here. It’s been the most amazing day, it’s been a pleasure. All these kids have been looking forward to this for a really long time. It just takes me back to when I was a kid and went over to Orlando and saw some amazing things.”
If you wish to donate to Dreamflight visit their website!
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Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 2:38 pm | 0 Comments |
As we posted quite a few months ago, Matthew Lewis is participating in the Kilimanjaro Challange to raise money for the Steve Prescott Foundation. He has just set up a donation page in an effort to raise £8,000 by the climb in October.
He has written a letter to fans asking for donations, which you can read below. Please head over to Just Giving and help Matt and Nick reach their goal! Each climber aims to raise at least £4000 for the 3 charities of the SPF, the Christie Hospital, Try Assist and the Oxford Transplant Foundation.
Both Nick and I are big Rugby League fans and we’ve followed our team the Leeds Rhinos for many years. Rugby League however is more than just club loyalties and tribalism. It’s a social sport, a game that brings communities together instead of dividing them, for want of a better word, it’s a family. And nobody sums that mentality up more than Steve Prescott.
There are four words in particular that described Stephen Prescott: competitive, resilient, courageous and inspirational. These qualities were prevalent throughout his life, in which sport played a dominant role. To reach the top in Rugby League like Steve did, a fiercely competitive attitude is needed, together with great self-belief and courage. Stephen also had to overcome several set-backs during his sporting career and, in the face of terminal illness, he showed terrific courage and has become an inspirational figure to thousands, not just within the Rugby League community itself.
It was Steve’s plan to scale this beast of a mountain, to be literally on top of the world. But, being Steve, doing it in NINE days was too easy, nah, Steve wanted to do it in FIVE. Three days up and two days down. Sadly, Steve passed away before he could achieve this feat so, we’re gonna take up his mantle and do it on his behalf.
Oh, and in honour of Steve’s spectacular career we’re gonna break a world record whist we are up there too. The highest Rugby League game in the history of mankind…. EVER! A full 80 minute, RFL officiated Rugby League match at 20,000ft. We’ve even dragged ex-professional referee Steve Ganson up with us to do the honours. With his best pal Adrian Morley. What could possibly go wrong?
Now, this is where YOU come in! Nick and I have to raise £8000 for the trip. It’s a daunting task and it’s probably going to be easier climbing the bloody mountain than it will raising the money but every little helps. Anything you can spare will go towards this fantastic cause. With your help and a sprinkle of Steve’s enduring legacy and mentality we might just achieve this and get up that mountain.