Bridget heads up new Action Foundation project

2024-02-27T13:05:06+00:0018th December 2023|Blog, Families & Young People, News|

We're delighted to welcome Bridget Stratford MBE to Action Foundation. Bridget is going to be managing our brand new project supporting children, families and young people from asylum seeking or refugee backgrounds. Welcome [...]

‘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’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 [...]

International language of chess proves right move for refugees

2024-02-27T13:14:32+00:0021st September 2023|Blog, interAction Drop in, News|

Action Foundation joined forces with a local chess club this week to put on the very first competition for refugees and asylum seekers at The Word (National Centre for the Written Word) in [...]

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