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    Lambton Run 2017 results

    Hundreds take on annual challenge

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      Royal appointment for award-winning programme

      Family Learning team attend anniversary celebrations

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        Great Annual Savings helps serve up Fixtures Breakfast

        Event kicks off 2017-18 football season

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          Zip Wear Returns!

          Calling all daredevil fundraisers!

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            Time for Beacon to shine

            Iconic Beacon of Light is taking shape

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              Foundation cyclists set out on 305-mile charity ride

              Team Foundation take on Poland2Prague challenge

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                Eltringham claims NFYL Golden Boot

                Foundation Scholar tops scoring charts

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                  Foundation launches North Durham Football Scholarship

                  Programme expands following successful season

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                    New Women's Football Sessions

                    Get into sport with Foundation of Light

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                      Santander invests in veterans' futures

                      Sunderland branch backs employability programme

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                        Scholars at the double

                        Young Black Cats secure league and cup glory

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                          Scholars target NFYL double

                          Young Black Cats aiming for league and cup glory

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                            Black Cats score trophy hat-trick

                            Sunderland Deaf AFC secure treble

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                              Sunderland AFC community champions announced

                              Watmore and Gunn Olsen pick up PFA awards

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                                Durham families reach for the stars

                                Housing group helping build futures

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                                  OSE saddle up for Cycle Challenge

                                  Transport specialists join Poland2Prague ride

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                                    Tombola backs Beacon

                                    Leading online gaming company makes significant donation

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                                      SCS continues Foundation support

                                      Wearside retailer extends partnership

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                                        Esh Group supports community Top Scorers

                                        Foundation partners help honour charity achievements

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                                          Top Cat Alfie meets hero Mannone

                                          Vito surprises luekaemia-battling youngster

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                                            Shotton Hall to make Impact at Premier League finals

                                            Youngsters heading to London for Enterprise Challenge

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                                              Young Black Cats ready to rock the Bridge

                                              School teams to represent SAFC at Premier League Tournament finals

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                                                Foundation hosts veterans careers event

                                                Charity teams up with Forces Resettlement Partnership

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                                                  Stadium to host football scouting course

                                                  Foundation teams up with International Professional Scouting Organisation

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                                                    Community in safe hands with Outreach Centre

                                                    SAFC star visits Millennium Centre of Light

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                                                      Sunderland AFC celebrates World Book Day

                                                      Foundation hosts primary schools at special event

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                                                        FREE Premier League book giveaway

                                                        Sign up for Primary Stars and receive a book box

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                                                          Scholarship recruiting for new season

                                                          Achieve your goals on the pitch and in the classroom

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                                                            Calling all aspiring coaches

                                                            Achieve your goals on the pitch and in the classroom

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                                                              FA Talent Day announced

                                                              Foundation and Durham FA host Talent Identification event

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                                                                Foundation launches Girls Scholarship

                                                                Represent Sunderland AFC and gain qualifications

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                                                                  Sky is the limit for North East pupils

                                                                  Youngsters push design skills to the limit with Paper Planes challenge

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                                                                    Foundation helps keep families safe online

                                                                    Charity teams up with Barclays Digital Eagles

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                                                                      SAFC legend supports our local kids

                                                                      Pupils pupils show off football skills

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                                                                        Alan takes on new challenge

                                                                        Pupils pupils show off football skills

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                                                                          Mark and Ian named Premier League Kicks Heroes

                                                                          Foundation duo nominated to receive accolade

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                                                                            Foundation Statement

                                                                            Northumbria Police and Operation Tide

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                                                                              Sunderland RTC to hold open training session

                                                                              Foundation to showcase elite football opportunities

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                                                                                Represent SAFC in Premier League action

                                                                                Foundation calls on teams to defend schools crown

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                                                                                  Foundation and Esh Group extend partnership

                                                                                  Youngsters build their career skills and online appearance

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                                                                                    Beacon wins funding boost

                                                                                    North East to benefit from Sport England grant

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                                                                                      A word from our CEO

                                                                                      Lesley Spuhler OBE

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                                                                                        SAFC Boost to Sunderland Families

                                                                                        Salvation Army campaign successful

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                                                                                          A red and white Christmas in Cape Verde

                                                                                          Nos Kaza praise Sunderland fans' generosity

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                                                                                            Mackem bewk raises thousands for Foundation

                                                                                            Families to benefit from best-selling dictionary

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                                                                                              Shotton Hall to represent Sunderland AFC

                                                                                              Team EHCL progress in Enterprise Challenge

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                                                                                                Funding boost for Beacon of Light

                                                                                                Sir James Knott donation will help build a brighter future

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                                                                                                  Black Cats back Sunderland gift appeal

                                                                                                  Stars support Wearside families in need

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                                                                                                    TESCO BANK JUNIOR PLAYERS KICKS OFF IN NORTH EAST

                                                                                                    Stars launch community sports programme

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                                                                                                      ABCO-Anderson Beverage Company put fizz into Scholarship

                                                                                                      Soft drink suppliers back Foundation Scholars

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                                                                                                        Foundation hosts first regional UV tournament

                                                                                                        Youngsters light up girls football

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                                                                                                          United Carlton back Foundation for brighter future

                                                                                                          Golfers step back in time for annual fundraiser

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                                                                                                            Architect George Clarke lights up Beacon event

                                                                                                            Trustee praises 'box of dreams'

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                                                                                                              School holds football day for pupil

                                                                                                              Foundation supports fundraising event Alfie

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                                                                                                                Foundation coaches head to Ireland

                                                                                                                Charity supports Fit for Football Festival

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                                                                                                                  Sleep Out at Stadium of Light

                                                                                                                  Fans urged to support youth homelessness

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                                                                                                                    Airport extends pioneering football charity partnership

                                                                                                                    Fundraising success for Foundations

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                                                                                                                      Business chief joins Foundation

                                                                                                                      Gavin Slark named charity Ambassador

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                                                                                                                        Girls star in Foundation Tournament

                                                                                                                        Charity celebrates Girls Football Week

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                                                                                                                          Foundation nets Rose Award

                                                                                                                          Charity honoured for exceptional contribution to grassroots netball

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                                                                                                                            Beacon School appoints Chair of Governors

                                                                                                                            Professor Peter Fidler leads new board

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                                                                                                                              Talent Club seeks sponsors

                                                                                                                              Opportunities to support elite female football development

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                                                                                                                                Green Light for Beacon construction

                                                                                                                                Foundation Trustees approve site development

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                                                                                                                                  Sunderland's Top Model Returns

                                                                                                                                  Foundation to benefit from Wearside's leading model search

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                                                                                                                                    Port of Tyne supports football and business initiative

                                                                                                                                    Pupils see unity advertising campaign brought to life

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                                                                                                                                      Foundation programme scoops regional award

                                                                                                                                      Ministry of Food honoured at Festival of Learning

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                                                                                                                                        Foundation partners with Shildon AFC

                                                                                                                                        SAFC Football Scholarship launches in County Durham

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                                                                                                                                          BEACON SCHOOL DELIGHTED TO BE OVERSUBSCRIBED

                                                                                                                                          Sunderland's newest school is full

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                                                                                                                                            Lee Kicks into volunteering

                                                                                                                                            Durham resident inspiring local youngsters

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                                                                                                                                              Foundation links grassroots football to pro Academies

                                                                                                                                              Foundation links grassroots football to pro Academies

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                                                                                                                                                Youngsters 'keep on trucking' with enterprise competition

                                                                                                                                                Pupils showcase business and design skills

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                                                                                                                                                  CEO honoured at Palace

                                                                                                                                                  Lesley Spuhler receives OBE for services to charities

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                                                                                                                                                    Walkers set to catch them all

                                                                                                                                                    Join Foundation of Light for a Pokemon hunt

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                                                                                                                                                      Charities team up for football-themed race day

                                                                                                                                                      Foundations kick of new season at Newcastle Races

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                                                                                                                                                        Families celebrate achievements

                                                                                                                                                        Family Learners graduate at Stadium of Light

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                                                                                                                                                          Foundation coaches on tour

                                                                                                                                                          Holiday courses heading to Berwick, Kirkby Stephen and Richmond

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                                                                                                                                                            Primary Pupils Impress in Business Challenge

                                                                                                                                                            Mortimer Community College hosts Enterprise event

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                                                                                                                                                              Lambton Run 2016 results

                                                                                                                                                              Hundreds take on popular running event

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                                                                                                                                                                Schools champions meet football heroes

                                                                                                                                                                SAFC Ladies honour Premier League winners

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                                                                                                                                                                  Atlantic to Mediterranean ride raises £70,000 for Foundation

                                                                                                                                                                  Cyclists complete 300-mile charity challenge

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                                                                                                                                                                    Grafton Group CEO back on the road for charity

                                                                                                                                                                    Grafton Group CEO hits the road for charity

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                                                                                                                                                                      Jamie Oliver brings Food Revolution to Sunderland

                                                                                                                                                                      First Ministry of Food Kitchen to be open in Beacon of Light

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                                                                                                                                                                        Kitwave One sign up for Cycle Challenge

                                                                                                                                                                        North East wholesaler back international fundraiser

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                                                                                                                                                                          Foundation helps youngsters to cup success

                                                                                                                                                                          South Tyneside round off season with trophy win

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                                                                                                                                                                            Santander Skydivers raise thousands for charity

                                                                                                                                                                            Foundation benefits from team's daring plunge

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                                                                                                                                                                              Sunderland teams take Premier League honours

                                                                                                                                                                              Local schools star at Goodison Park

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                                                                                                                                                                                Foundation backs food campaign

                                                                                                                                                                                Join Foundation of Light for the Food Revolution

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                                                                                                                                                                                  Open day celebration for Stanley Football Centre

                                                                                                                                                                                  Community welcomes state-of-the-art facility

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                                                                                                                                                                                    Black Cats ace backs coaching initiative

                                                                                                                                                                                    Partnership will develop next generation of coaches

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                                                                                                                                                                                      Local schools represent Black Cats at national competition

                                                                                                                                                                                      Young Black Cats on road to Goodison Park

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                                                                                                                                                                                        Foundation opens new centre

                                                                                                                                                                                        Washington residents benefit from lottery grant

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                                                                                                                                                                                          Get 'Back in the Game' with new partnership

                                                                                                                                                                                          Foundation and DurhamWorks team up to tackle youth unemployment

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                                                                                                                                                                                            SAFC fans' memorial campaign raises thousands

                                                                                                                                                                                            Mark Laws completes emotional three-year fundraising journey

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                                                                                                                                                                                              Volunteer Coaches wanted

                                                                                                                                                                                              Community Clubs recruiting for 2016-17 season

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                                                                                                                                                                                                Girls Open Trials

                                                                                                                                                                                                Regional Talent Club opportunities for 2016-17 season

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                                                                                                                                                                                                  Foundation holiday sports are 'TOPS' of the league

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Leading stationery suppliers become Innovation Partner

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                                                                                                                                                                                                    Free Girls Ultraviolet Football Festival

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Foundation lights the way for North East girls football

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                                                                                                                                                                                                      Goals project praises Foundation's work

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Foundation shines light on learning disabilities group

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                                                                                                                                                                                                        Tier 1 award for Centre of Excellence

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Sunderland & Gateshead Girls' Centre of Excellence named among best in the country

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                                                                                                                                                                                                          French connection supports charity cycle challenge

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Kaboul and M'Vila hail Foundation fundraising event

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                                                                                                                                                                                                            Arriva backing Beacon to get people into work

                                                                                                                                                                                                            North East company helps improve employment opportunities

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                                                                                                                                                                                                              Foundation honours Top Scorers

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Inspirational learners recognised at glittering ceremony

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                Foundation supporter receives Royal appointment

                                                                                                                                                                                                                John Mowbray OBE becomes High Sheriff of Tyne and Wear

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Boxing for the Brave

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Veterans gearing up for charity night

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                    London calling for Caroline

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Foundation Coach taking on marathon for Centre of Excellence

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Wearside 'bewk' raises thousands for Foundation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Charity benefits from Mackem Dictionary

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Young coaches graduate into higher education

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Unique programme develops sports coaches of the future

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Saddle Up with Marco

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Join SAFC legend for an epic cycle challenge

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Foundations get on their bikes for charity

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Airport Indoor Cycle Challenge Flies Off with Easter Getaway

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Innovation partner sparks employability in North East

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Spark Response helps jobseekers get Back in the Game

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                BOOK NOW FOR 'EGG-CITING' HOLIDAY COURSES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                It's all going on this Easter!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Families celebrate at SOL

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Graduations honour learners' achievements

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Students 'Building Bridges' in classroom

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    St Wilfrid's tackle football rivalry

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Foundation helps kick-start kids' reading

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Stadium hosts Reading Stars storytelling event

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Watmore named Reading Star

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        SAFC forward supports Premier League programme

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ABCO-ANDERSON BEVERAGE CO LTD renew community sponsorship

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Leading soft drink suppliers extend partnership into second season

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Foundation statement

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Foundation acted early and decisively on safeguarding

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Samson and Delilah on tour

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Mascots join Sunderland and Durham pupils in celebrating World Book Day

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Foundation to host Schools Conference

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Showcase event will highlight charity's programmes

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Foundation honours Wearside mother

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Joanne Watson to be special guest at charity event

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SAFC Charity Hosts Supporters Event With Arca

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Julio Arca to appear at South Shields networking event

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      STEPS STAR JOINS GLAMOROUS LADIES AFTERNOON TEA EVENT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Faye Tozer-Smith joins guests at Foundation fundraiser

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Save on Wearside 10k Runs

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Take advantage of EXCLUSIVE Foundation offer

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Foundation launches scholarship programme

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          New opportunities for aspiring professional footballers

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Building Bridges Through Football

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Foundations hold Derby fixture as part of community programme

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              February Half-Term Fun!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Holiday activities for kids aged 2-14 years

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Foundation and SAFC stars highlighted in PFA Evaluation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Annual report celebrates community achievements

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Team Northumbria inspire Wildcats

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Netball Superleague stars lead coaching session

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    British Engines backs stars of the future

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Global manufacturer sponsors Centre of Excellence

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Foundation re-launches grassroots programme

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Educate and develop your coaches, players and parents

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Girls excel at Futsal

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Youngsters take part in sport festival

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Public challenged to step up at SOL

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Stadium hosts new fundraising event

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            New Year, New Challenge

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Run, jump, cycle and climb into 2016

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Beacon receives funding boost

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Iconic project benefits from Premier League and FA fund

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Sunderland and Arsenal team up for Football ‘Therapy’

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Learning Difficulties players face Gunners in friendly match

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Station Taxis gives Grand in Your Hand a lift

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Wearside firm picks up match-day lottery sponsorship

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Foundation Carols Help Spread Christmas Cheer

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    North East children help Newcastle Airport passengers get into the festive spirit

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Pupils swap school for Stadium

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      St Wilfrid's win inaugural business challenge

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Port of Tyne supports unity in football initiative

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Student entrepreneurs breaking down local barriers

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Foundation thanks supporters at Glass Centre

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Donors help celebrate 'fantastic year' for charity

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            12 Days of Christmas

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Text to WIN an Exclusive SAFC prize every day!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              livin and Foundation extend partnership

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Durham families to benefit from community programmes

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Donor Drinks 2015

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Celebrate with Foundation of Light

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Win a luxury Christmas Hamper

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Support your local charity

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Skydive for Foundation of Light

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sign up for once in a lifetime experience

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Learning Curve Group supports Sleep Out North East

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Further education specialists help highlight homelessness

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Foundation appoints Free School Principal

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Denise Taylor thrilled by 'Opportunity of a lifetime'

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Lambton Run results

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Annual running event more popular then ever

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Foundation benefits from Mackem Dictionary

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Proceeds of new book will change North East lives

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Veterans coach American youngsters

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Foundation graduates provide sporting opportunities to orphaned children

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Foundation supports Fitness through Football

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Coaches deliver Irish training camp

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Celebration for Improving Futures

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Project offers Wearside families a brighter future

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    DERBY RIVALS REACHING COMMUNITY GOALS WITH NEWCASTLE AIRPORT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Derby rivals reaching community goals with Newcastle Airport

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Public challenged to step up at SoL

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Stadium hosts new fundraising event

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Foundation chief named region's charity leader

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Lesley Spuhler scoops prestigious award

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Leading entrepreneur visits the North East

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Lady Mone OBE impressed by Foundation of Light programme

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Port of Tyne announces Foundation partnerships

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Rival fans put differences aside to learn business skills

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Match day to remember for Wearside Families

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              New charity making a positive difference to local communities

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Foundation helps youngsters get 'Back on Track'

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Study programme now recruiting

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Green Light For Beacon

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Planning approval secured for iconic development

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Holler backs North East sport

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Worldwide fashion brand supports Foundation programme

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Spooky Half-Term Sporting Fun

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Halloween-themed activities this October

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Brown backs youth homelessness Sleep Out

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Defender launches Stadium fundraising event

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Kids 1st place with Little Dribblers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          North East nursery sponsors Early Years programme

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            CROOK BUSINESS BREAKFAST

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SAFC charity hosts breakfast event to help Crook businesses

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Footballers support Airport Great North Runners

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Rivals team up to take on half-marathon

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                SAFC Ladies inspire promising footballers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Stars attend Foundation coaching sessions

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Girls excel on European stage

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Girls Centre of Excellence take part in Estonian Premier Cup

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Race Day raises £19,000

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Football-themed event boosts local charities

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Beacon fundraising exceeds £10m

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Foundation delight at reaching milestone

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Wearside Youngsters Making Moves Through Sport

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Disability Holiday Club a huge success

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Meet the Lady Black Cats

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          SAFC Ladies stars to inspire next generation at coaching session

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Holler in time for Race Day

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Worldwide brand supports local charities

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Free Employment Course Kicks Off In Durham

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Get Back in the Game with Foundation of Light

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                FREE Summer Football

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Foundation Coaching Sessions in Sunderland North

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Little Dribblers Holiday Club

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Keep your little ones entertained this summer

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    New season of Matchday Experiences

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Enjoy a footballing day to remember

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Foundation's Summer Sports

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Holiday Programme hits record number of participants

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Football Academy Open to School Leavers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Opportunity to represent Sunderland AFC and gain qualifications

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Charities team up for Race Day

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Foundations kick off new season at Newcastle Racecourse

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Families celebrate achievements with Foundation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Families celebrate achievements with Foundation

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              International Cycle Challange raises £90,000

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Over 50 cyclists complete 320-mile Ride of Remembrance

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Caterpillar backs Foundation partnership

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Caterpillar Head backs Foundation partnership

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Girls' Tournament Building Bridges in North East

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Girls Tournament Building Bridges Between Fans

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Enterprising event for Youngsters at SoL

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Primary School youngsters enjoy business skills event

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Olympic Hero Backs Foundation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Steve Cram 'immensely proud' to be involved with charity

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Foundation coaches in demand

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        International experts delivering sports camps at home and beyond

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Academy hosts annual charity tournament

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Teams compete in annual Mears Group Competition

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Foundation announce Summer Open Trials

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Does your child dream of playing for Sunderland AFC?

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              UNW light the way forward for Beacon

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Leading accountants to develop exciting business plan

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Foundation of Light thanks fans

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Supporters raise over £1,000 for community projects

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Back in the Game scoops national award

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Employability programme named Project of the Year

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Foundation supports Men's Health Week

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Campaign challenges men to improve health and wellbeing

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Grafton Group CEO saddles up for cycle challenge

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Gavin Slark sets sights on £100k fundraising total

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Last call for Lambton Run

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Guarantee your place at the starting line

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Foundations team up for cycle challenge

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Charity partners take on Newcastle Airport's 80km ride

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            OSE European back in the saddle for charity

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Logistics specialists on board for Ride of Remembrance

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Improving Futures Funding Boost

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Ground-breaking project extended to 2017

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Foundation Fives 2015

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Academy of Light to host charity football tournament

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Join Foundation for Fixtures Breakfast

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Special event to kick off new season

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Foundation African Kit Appeal

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Charity supports Nos Kaza homeless youth project

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Foundations Royal Visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Lord Lieutenant attends anniversary celebrations

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Homeless FA at Farringdon

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Homeless footballers deliver sports festival to local students

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          FREE Adult Literacy Course

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Improve Your Reading And Writing Skills

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Pupils set for Premier League tournament

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sunderland schools to represent Black Cats at national finals

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Five Years at Lambton

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Running event celebrates birthday

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Coaches' Clinic Weekender

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Learn from the country's leading youth educators

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Foundation project receives funding boost

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Families to benefit from lottery grant

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Race Day under starters' orders

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Football-themed event supports local charities

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Foundation backs food campaign

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Food Revolution Day 2015

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Boost for North East Disability Sport

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Arc Wealth support Foundation programmes

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Legend leads Team Foundation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Gabbiadini calls on support for Ride of Remembrance

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Partnership reaches milestone

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Thousands benefit from community link-up

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Win with Foundation and Benfield

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Exclusive SAFC prize and MOT offer up for grabs

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Bumper year for Foundation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Yearbook highlights 2014 achievements

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Foundation are Top of the Class

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Matchday Experiences proving a hit with schools

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Nutrition X Boost Lambton Run

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Nutrition specialists sign up for charity event

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Kick start into Sport with BTEC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Free sports programme for adults

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Get 'Back in the Game'

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Employability course recruiting in Chester-le-Street

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Day to remember for Rapids FC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          USA team thrilled by Foundation Matchday Experience

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            On your marks for charity

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Entries now open for Lambton 10k & 3k fun run

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Eric's 80km challenge

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Epic fundraising effort for charity partners

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Foundations Building Bridges

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Youngsters tackle rivalry ahead of Derby fixture

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                •  

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Foundation learners honoured

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Winners are Top Scorers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •  

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Beacon planning submitted

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Foundation extends partnership

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Boost for Spanish soccer camp

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Players to reward 'Top Scorers'

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Learners to be honoured at awards ceremony

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Black Cats' Stories Celebration

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Supporters' tales show love of football

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Foundation launch new website

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Huge step in charity's Digital Strategy

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Players launch donation scheme

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Airport staff encouraged to support charity partners

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Beacon will be 'catalyst for change'

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Sunderland MP backs empowering project

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Youngster's are trucks ahead with business

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Innovative design is 'Fit for Future'

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Foundation launch new sport initiative

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Volunteering opportunities for teenagers

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      On your marks for Sunderland Communities

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Deadline approaching for Sunderland Runs

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Kick Start

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        New initiative helps South Tyneside Teenagers 'Kick Start' their career

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Easter Football Fun

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          7th - 17th April 2015

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Show Your Colours

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Wear your pride!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Open Trials Return

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Popular course returns this Easter

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Pupils take part in Niall's Miles

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Valley Road Primary School supports Health Initiative

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Premier Day out with Foundation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Matchday Experiences to remember



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