Rebecca Cannon Vitality Fund


Rebecca Cannon passed away suddenly on the 31st July 2014 as a result of a bowel complication that was incredibly rare in a 22 year old. She lived in North Holmwood and attended Redlands and Ashcombe, before gaining a Maths degree at Nottingham University. Rebecca was working in London and training to be an accountant.

Rebecca will always be affectionately remembered as a loving and caring friend, daughter and sister, with a feisty personality and a passionate determination to change the world.

The Rebecca Cannon Vitality Fund aims to provide a lasting legacy to that determination, raising money in her memory offering a brighter future for the homeless and disadvantaged young people of Surrey.

The fund awards grants to individuals and non-profit organisations who provide support to overcome homelessness and help disadvantaged young people gain confidence and raise aspirations.


Thank you to our incredible fundraisers

Rebecca’s friends and family set a target of raising £24,000 by April 2016, what would have been Rebecca’s 24th birthday. Since then, following everyone’s unbelievable support, they have doubled that target and have now raised a massive £48,000. Congratulations and thank you to everyone for your amazing efforts.

How to give

Donations can be made at any level, either as one-off donations or spread over a period of time. To donate simply send a cheque payable to the Rebecca Cannon Vitality Fund to:

Community Foundation for Surrey, Millmead House, Millmead, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 4BB

Alternatively, go to our Virgin Money Giving online page to start fundraising, make a one off donation or set up a regular donation.

Don’t forget Gift Aid! Using Gift Aid means that for every pound you give, the Rebecca Cannon Vitality Fund will receive an extra 25p from HM Revenue & Customs, helping your donation go further.

Apply for funding

Applying for funding is easy. Simply fill out a quick Expression of Interest Form (EOI) to start the application process.

Tell us what you want to do, and how much you would like to apply for. The EOI is designed to save you time and provide us with a little more information about your funding needs prior to making a full application.

The grants team will then review your EOI against our fund criteria and advise you if we can invite you forward to make a full application.


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