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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£5,230.75 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.

  • Fri, September 17 2021, 6:40 PM : RT @RefugeeAction: 🚨 Calling all UK organisations responding to the Afghanistan crisis - we want to build a clearer picture of how organisa…
  • Fri, September 17 2021, 5:03 PM : RT @Refugees: "I don't want my story to simply inspire you. I want my story to encourage you to do something." @NhialGD wants you to help…
  • Fri, September 17 2021, 4:13 PM : How great to see one of our Action Language volunteers & fundraisers getting some Twitter love on #GoodNewsFriday -… https://t.co/a4LVHcWzoZ
  • Fri, September 17 2021, 12:13 PM : Fantastic to welcome @MayorJD to our InterAction Drop-in! Thank you @NorthTyneCA for supporting our Digital Inclusi… https://t.co/Crj50mE5i1
  • Wed, September 15 2021, 3:29 PM : 'We’re in a Kafkaesque situation where we are dividing vulnerable people into 'good' and 'bad' refugees.' Interesti… https://t.co/emDNO3kNYN
  • Wed, September 15 2021, 3:19 PM : RT @JCWI_UK: Govt say they're giving Afghans a 'warm welcome' but as @UNHCRUK warn, their new Borders Bill could criminalise Afghan refugee…
  • Wed, September 15 2021, 1:48 PM : Volunteering with a charity is a great way to get a feel for what it's like to work in the #ThirdSector. Meet our l… https://t.co/4UQE8nfUYK