This year, eight fabulous fundraisers are taking on the Great North Run Solo Challenge - completing 40 runs between June and September. 

The fundraising team:Francesca Speed. Abi Walker. Peter Mitchell. Sally Hill. Megan Robson. Andrew Hodgson. Cate Mathews . Katie Bryson.

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£4,237.50 raised of £3,000.00 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 25 2020, 4:07 PM : What is it like to be an asylum seeker for over 20 years? - https://t.co/1QaY0yPw6b
  • Fri, September 25 2020, 1:34 PM : Job Opportunity! We're looking for a Full Time Support Worker to join our Accommodation Team providing 1-2-1 suppor… https://t.co/ILcxaf4Qm7
  • Fri, September 25 2020, 8:55 AM : Desperate to escape civil war in Algeria, Yacine embarked on a journey that would bring him extreme hardship. BUT a… https://t.co/N77NzxrdCL
  • Thu, September 24 2020, 11:53 AM : RT @IMIX_UK: 'We are talking about basic human rights here, the right to a family life.' Great to see local campaigning group @wilts4refuge…
  • Thu, September 24 2020, 10:35 AM : The time when the government + PM were praising workers from a migrant background for their contribution in the fig… https://t.co/Jrw3fCzSEf
  • Thu, September 24 2020, 9:48 AM : @DavidCDown It's always good to remind ourselves that there is light out there...
  • Thu, September 24 2020, 9:40 AM : Reasons to be cheerful.... we love this welcoming display of kindness towards Asylum Seekers in Wales...… https://t.co/tGur7NmGrS