October 2019

Double win for Action Foundation at North East Charity Awards 2019

18th October 2019|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: |

Action Foundation are celebrating after scooping wins for both North East Charity of the Year and Charity Leader of the Year at the 2019 North East Charity Awards. A total of 11 awards were presented [...]

Debenhams provide personal shopping experience for Action Housing residents

15th October 2019|Categories: Blog, News|

Action Housing residents Dalia and Zipporah enjoyed a truly memorable personal shopping experience this week, thanks to the generosity of Debenhams.  Action Foundation are up for two prizes at this year's North East Charity Awards [...]

Action Foundation leading the way at Alternative to Detention Conference

11th October 2019|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , |

Senior Support Worker Andrew Wisbach flew out to Berlin last month to attend the European Alternative to Detention Network Conference in Berlin. The network aims to build evidence and momentum on engagement-based alternatives to detention, [...]

Former Lord Mayor & Lady Mayoress celebrate year of fundraising

9th October 2019|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , , , |

The former Lord Mayor of Newcastle, Councillor David Down and The Lady Mayoress Barbara Down visited Action Foundation this week to present the charity with a cheque for £1,350. David and Barbara selected us as [...]

Great news for InterAction volunteer Amir

7th October 2019|Categories: Blog, Client Story, News|Tags: , , , |

Amir is one of our brilliant volunteers at the InterAction Drop-in, and arrived in the UK in November 2018 after escaping persecution in Iran. We chatted to him for our blog back in May, so [...]

Warm welcome for Julie Elliott MP at Action Foundation in Sunderland

4th October 2019|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , , |

We were delighted to welcome the MP for Sunderland Central Julie Elliott to Action Foundation at the end of September. It was a lively time to drop in, so Julie not only  got to see [...]

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