Warriors lock Justin Clegg has been appointed as a Trustee of the Warriors Community Foundation.
The former England Under-20s international has been active in supporting the Foundation’s many activities throughout his Warriors career and his links have been strengthened with his appointment as a Trustee, which will see him sit on the charity’s board.
Clegg will primarily support the Foundation team through his voluntary work on specific programmes as well as supporting the Foundation’s Chief Executive Officer Carol Hart in accessing new audiences through the power and reach of Warriors players.
Clegg has a particular interest in the Foundation’s work with people living with dementia and makes himself available to support the Foundation’s Tackling Dementia Café at Sixways when he is not training.
“Throughout my time at Warriors I have always admired the selfless work that Carol and her team do,” Clegg said.
“Having been involved with a few projects already, I have seen first-hand the positive impact that the Foundation has on the community.
“It’s an honour for me to accept the role as Trustee and one I’m very excited about.
“I am looking forward to adding value to the team and continuing to support them in this new role.”
Clegg, a former Durham University captain, has has also led annual collections of food and other essential items from Warriors playing staff for the Worcester Foodbank and has also supported promotion of the Worcester Big Sleep Out.
“We are absolutely thrilled that Justin has officially joined the Foundation’s board,” Hart said.
“Justin has been supporting the Foundation’s work for several years now and has become an integral part of the team.
“His appointment as a Trustee is testament to his commitment to our work.”