Huge thanks to our dedicated Team Action Foundation who are taking on the Great North Run 2021! This iconic half marathon will celebrate 40 years of the GNR and we're SO excited to be part of it. 

Please do support our lovely runners by sponsoring them and leaving them some words of encouragement.

Go Team Action Foundation!

The fundraising team:Maria  Figueira. Daniel McLaughlin. Vivienne  Heaton. Francesca Speed. Megan Robson. Jill Horne . Jon Sandwith. Dave Bowditch. Ross Gordon. Andy Lie. Celia Bouch.

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£6,767.49 raised of £4,000.00 target


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Team charity

Action Foundation Action Foundation

Action Foundation is an award-winning charity based in Newcastle upon Tyne providing help to refugees, asylum seekers and other migrants through supported housing and free community language classes.

Action Foundation empowers refugees to overcome exclusion, supporting them to; avoid homelessness and extreme poverty, access vital services, increase their skills and employability, access legal support, integrate and live independently.  

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For further information visit the twitter feed.

  • Thu, January 27 2022, 7:51 PM : RT @GovanCP: Getting excited about this year's #RefugeeWeek!
  • Thu, January 27 2022, 5:17 PM : RT @WestEndRefugee: Great to see this coverage of the impact of this Alternative to Detention pilot delivered by @ActionFdn Immigration det…
  • Thu, January 27 2022, 4:58 PM : Lovely that we will have one of the memorial trees from @TheAJR_ in our #CityofSanctuary #HMD2022 🧡 https://t.co/zNM5vagQWU
  • Thu, January 27 2022, 4:53 PM : RT @Refugees: With damaging forms of nationalism, racism and discrimination on the rise, we need to be vigilant and step up our efforts to…
  • Thu, January 27 2022, 3:04 PM : Report is 10mins 15 in
  • Thu, January 27 2022, 3:02 PM : If you missed the @BBCNEandCumbria TV coverage of our Alternative to #Detention pilot produced with @UNHCRUK & eval… https://t.co/Mt24XzxeBS
  • Thu, January 27 2022, 2:15 PM : RT @InterNewcastle: Great news! The Late Shows is back on 13-14 May and calling for artists/venues/community projects to be involved in thi…