Client Story

‘I’ve bought a tent and sleeping bag in case I become homeless’

2024-02-27T13:21:36+00:0012th December 2023|Blog, Client Story, News|

It’s six years since Rekar first came to the UK after fleeing Iraq, yet his asylum claim is still undecided. And whilst he is praying that his refugee status will be granted soon, [...]

‘I slept at a bus station before Action Foundation found me a home’

2023-11-28T10:31:35+00:0027th November 2023|Blog, Client Story, News|

Our Winter campaign, Raise the Roof, aims to fundraise for and raise awareness of the extent of the homelessness problem facing refugees and asylum seekers. Here we introduce you to one refugee who made [...]

Eyob gets refugee status – and a place in the Great North Run with Action Foundation!

2022-09-02T12:39:02+01:002nd September 2022|Blog, Client Story, Fundraising, News|

An African refugee from the region that has produced a roll-call of Olympic champions is running the Great North Run to raise money for Action Foundation. Eyob, a volunteer with our InterAction Drop-in [...]

How our Action Letting project is helping refugees like Damee

2022-08-19T13:38:56+01:0019th August 2022|Blog, Client Story, Housing, News|

Gaining refugee status after years of seeking asylum brings conflicting emotions – yes, it’s a cause for celebration but there is often anxiety about finding somewhere to live and supporting yourself. It can [...]

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