February 2021

First Stop Darlington awarded £3,000 to support local people

A charity in Darlington has received a £3,000 donation from the Harrison Foundation to help more people get online and improve their digital skills.

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February 2021

Newcastle youth project receives £8,000 Harrison Centre backing

A youth project in Newcastle that helps young people make the most of their talents and opportunities has received almost £8,000 from the Harrison Foundation and True Potential.

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January 2021

Laptop donation brings lockdown learning online

More students will be able to continue their education online after the Harrison Foundation and True Potential purchased laptops and tablet devices for local schools in need.

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January 2021

Support for vulnerable people in Lockdown 3

The Harrison Foundation has once again stepped in to support vulnerable people as communities get to grips with the third national Covid19 lockdown.

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December 2020

Harrison Foundation renews Social Mobility partnership

Hundreds more young people on Wearside will have the opportunity to learn crucial education and employability skills, after the Harrison Foundation renewed its partnership with the Foundation of Light.

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November 2020

Helping with food parcels in Antigua

The Harrison Foundation has donated $25,000 to the Jumby Bay Fund to help with their efforts in supplying the people of Antigua with more than 22,000 food parcels.

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October 2020

Pupils in line to reach online Potential

A group of primary school children on Tyneside have received an online learning boost following an IT donation worth over £7,000 by local firm True Potential, the company owned by Harrison Foundation trustees, David and Daniel Harrison.

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September 2020

Harrison Foundation helps raise £200,000 emergency COVID fund

The Harrison Foundation has helped raise more than £200,000 to support vulnerable people during the coronavirus pandemic.

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July 2020

Community group gets vital funds to continue Covid-19 support for vulnerable

A local action group in Kidsgrove has received vital funding that will enable it to continue supporting vulnerable people with food packages.

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June, 2020

Tynedale Hospice at home: An update

As soon as it became clear in February that the UK was heading into a deepening coronavirus crisis, the Harrison Foundation trustees were determined to help.

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May, 2020

Harrison Foundation covers care costs at Durham hospice

Patients at a Durham hospice had their care costs covered for a full weekend thanks to support from the Harrison Foundation and financial services firm, True Potential.

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April, 2020

Harrison Foundation brings Britain’s self-isolators together

The Harrison Foundation is helping tens of thousands of people across the country deal with the loneliness, stress and boredom of self-isolation caused by the coronavirus.

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March, 2020

Harrison Foundation donates £5,000 to Tynedale Hospice at Home

As UK society now faces up to the challenges of the Coronavirus, it is more important than ever to support our neighbours and those in society who need a helping hand.

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February, 2020

Foundation’s £10,000 social mobility drive

Youth charities in the North East will share a £10,000 grant to support young people, after the Harrison Foundation completed its latest round of donations. 

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December 6th, 2019

Harrison Foundation’s 5k festive Cash for Kids gift

Santa has come early for kids across the North East after the Harrison Foundation gave a £5,000 grant to Metro Radio’s Cash for Kids appeal.

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SEPTEMBER 25, 2019

Fun at the Mini and Junior Great North Run

The Great North Run weekend is always a big, fun-filled event with over 40,000 people taking part…

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AUGUST 28, 2019

World Transplant Games

The Harrison Foundation was delighted to support this year’s World Transplant Games, held in Newcastle and Gateshead…

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AUGUST 25, 2019

International Impact

The Harrison Foundation believes in spreading opportunity as widely as possible. Our founders are proud to come from, and live in, north east England but the Foundation’s impact is not limited by geography…

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JULY 29, 2019

Shining stars at Beacon of Light

Our sister organisation, the Harrison Centre for Social Mobility, is based at the Beacon and provides a learning space for young people aged 14 – 19 years old…

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