Can you help Action Foundation win £1,000 for travel passes?

2023-08-29T10:19:43+01:0024th August 2023|Blog, Fundraising, News|

Could you nominate Action Foundation for a chance to win £1,000 as part of Benefact Group’s Movement for Good Awards? If we're successful, we'd like to use the £1,000 to provide travel passes [...]

Action Foundation welcomes new Digital Fundraising Support Officer, Katie

2023-08-22T14:49:43+01:0022nd August 2023|Blog, News|

We’re super excited to introduce our brand new Digital Fundraising Support Officer Katie Mitford – the latest addition to the Action Foundation team. Katie will be part of the Business Development and Communications [...]

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 [...]

Action Foundation celebrated at North East Charity Awards

2023-07-20T12:59:17+01:0020th July 2023|Blog, News|

Action Foundation has been honoured with two prestigious titles at this year’s North East Charity Awards. Our dedicated Action Language volunteer, Libby Selman, won the Charity Champion category whilst former staff member, Abi [...]

‘White Stork of Ukraine’ auction for North East refugees

2023-06-14T22:02:02+01:0014th June 2023|Blog, Fundraising, News|

Wildlife artist, Katherine Rodger, is donating this beautiful painting of Ukraine’s national bird to Action Foundation to auction during Refugee Week.  Katherine, who works out of her studio on the National Trust’s Gibside [...]

‘I slept outside many times until Action Foundation gave me shelter’

2023-03-07T13:59:14+00:007th March 2023|Blog, News|

Arash* fled from Iran 21 years ago and remembers just how difficult it was as a destitute asylum seeker with nowhere to live. “I slept outside many times when I was homeless,” he [...]

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