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. Sally Hill. Megan Robson. Andrew Hodgson. Cate Mathews . Katie Bryson.

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£2,833.75 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, May 7 2021, 1:00 PM : Congratulations to MD Mominul Hamid on being awarded the National Societies & Volunteering Awards - this guy is SO… https://t.co/Ntg1SEtQmv
  • Fri, May 7 2021, 12:00 PM : We've now surpassed £600 for our #CaptainTom100 fundraiser - woohoo! Thanks to everyone who has donated... 🧡💪🏽🏃🏽‍♂️… https://t.co/P4px5igclJ
  • Fri, May 7 2021, 10:07 AM : Job Opportunity! We need an ambitious and self-motivated Head of Finance and Resources to lead and manage the finan… https://t.co/ERO506geT9
  • Wed, May 5 2021, 3:03 PM : @socialjustlass @NPCENGTEAM @BaileyDebi WONDERFUL news you lovely big-hearted lot!!!!!
  • Wed, May 5 2021, 3:03 PM : A huge well done to our team of fundraisers who smashed into the #CaptainTom100 challenge weekend and to all our lo… https://t.co/4xoda5tp44
  • Tue, May 4 2021, 7:02 PM : @snowgoose561 That would be great thanks! ✉️ Action Foundation, The Castle Gate, Melbourne Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 2JQ
  • Mon, May 3 2021, 2:45 PM : “We are completely soaked, but despite de weather did a long walk Blyth- St. Mary's lighthouse- Blyth to complete t… https://t.co/ylmJvKTuOK