‘No such thing as an illegal human being’ – Bishop of Durham’s farewell message as our Patron

2023-12-15T10:34:40+00:0014th December 2023|Blog, News|

We have been so honoured to have the Rt Revd Paul Butler as our Patron but when he retires in February after ten years as Bishop of Durham, he will retire from Action Foundation [...]

‘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 [...]

Top law firms take on Great North Run for Action Foundation

2023-08-30T09:13:18+01:0030th August 2023|Blog, Fundraising, News|

Six staff from two of the North East's top law firms are joining #TeamActionFoundation in this year's Great North Run. We're hoping for some healthy competition between the trios from Muckle LLP and [...]

My grandad was welcomed here as a refugee – why I’m running the GNR

2023-08-17T16:14:41+01:0017th August 2023|Blog, Fundraising, News|

It's a stark fact that Helmut Anderson may not have survived World War 2 without the welcome people showed him as a refugee. That's something which has had a profound effect on his [...]

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