Thank you from our Chairman

Following a hugely successful launch in February 2020, the Chairman of Atlas USA sent out the following letter to the 111 attendees. Our continuing thanks to Milbank for hosting and sponsoring this event. Over $60,000 was donated to support Atlas USA's work with children in the poorest communities in the Americas.

Thank you letter


We were honored to be joined by stars from USA mens and women's squads, current and legends including Kristine Sommer, Alycia Washington, Phaidra Knight, Tiffany Feeaa and Blaine Scully. They join our current Rugby Champions Brian Hightower and Don James Jr US Eagles Hall of Fame giants in the USA. "DJ" holds up the Front Row, and Brian brings Sevens, Rugby World Cup and NBC commentary to our screens. Former Welsh international and British and Irish Lion, Darren Morris, joins them from Texas where he now coaches the Houston SaberCats.


See the full event photo gallery here



Chaired by Laurence Geller CBE , a former Wasps and junior England Rugby international, now a businessman and regular and generous philanthropist with homes in Chicago and London; the Board members bring a wealth of skills in international development, law and finance to Atlas USA. 


Atlas USA exists to alleviate the suffering of the poorest and most deprived children in the US, South America, and the developing world through the power of rugby.

The money raised in the USA is used to help disadvantaged children and young people in America and internationally. See Where we Work in the menu for an overview.

Atlas USA is particularly pleased to partner with the Memphis Inner City Rugby project which has turned around the lives of college kids in one of the poorest areas in the US, where incalculable harm is done through gang violence. 

Tax efficient giving

For US 🇺🇸donors our EIN is 84-4562002

We have made your giving easier by setting up Zelle with the email [email protected] or a cheque can always be mailed to:


Atlas Foundation of Americas Inc

27 Shore Point Road 

PO Box 1 

North Ferrisburgh 

VT 05473 


We also have a 501c3 donation platform via a third party which accepts card payments:


For UK 🇬🇧donors we can collect Gift Aid on personal donations. 



For more information on Atlas USA or the next event, contact us here: Atlas USA

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