Newcastle United Foundation Finalist At 2018 North East Equality Awards
Newcastle United Foundation has been announced as a finalist for the 2018 North East Equality Awards.
This is the fifth award the charity has been shortlisted for in recent months, securing its place in the category for ‘Larger Organisations Making a Difference in the Community’.
Established by Equality North East, an independent not-for-profit which works to remove barriers to employment facing minority and disadvantaged groups, the awards aim to celebrate those who work to benefit their local communities in our region.
Head of Newcastle United Foundation Kate Bradley, said: “We are very pleased to be shortlisted at the North East Equality Awards.
“Football can touch the lives of almost everyone in our region and the work of our Foundation has a profound impact on thousands of people. It is vital that we reflect the communities that we serve and celebrate diversity in all that we do.
“This award celebrates recognises our work with refugees, older people, girls, LGBTQ+ footballers and disabled people and how we aim to make our programmes inclusive and welcoming to everyone.”
The awards ceremony will take place on 25th October 2015 at the Hilton Hotel in Gateshead.
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