Our Stories

Our community's inspirational stories are at the heart of Newcastle United Foundation and why we do what we do. Get to know the people changing their lives with us.

Monday 08th March 2021
Newcastle United Women captain Brooke Cochrane shares mental health journey to empower all genders in football community

Newcastle United Women captain Brooke Cochrane has been named as a Be A Game Changer ambassador with Newcastle United Foundation, strengthening her commitment to raising mental health awareness for all.

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Tuesday 02nd March 2021
James gave up hope of working after a brain injury, but now has his dream job through Foundation support

The life James knew as a teenager slipped away in an instant when he sustained a brain injury. Recovery to regain independence would be grueling, but of all the new challenges James was facing, it was rebuilding his self-confidence that proved the hardest.

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Tuesday 22nd December 2020
Bailey, 11, virtually meets Newcastle United team to celebrate end of chemotherapy treatment

A football-obsessed little boy diagnosed with bone cancer is celebrating the end of his gruelling chemotherapy treatments by virtually meeting his Premier League heroes at Newcastle United.

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Thursday 10th September 2020
Andrew opens up on mental health with Foundation after attempting suicide at 28

Bottling up years of bullying from schoolmates, denying the grief of losing his grandmother and the knowledge his mother had attempted suicide more than once was a huge burden to bear. But after opening up to friends and family about his mental health, Andrew is encouraging others to find support through the NHS and Newcastle United Foundation's Be A Game Changer campaign this International Men's Day.

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Wednesday 01st July 2020
Dan left school with no career options now in key worker role through Foundation support

Dan Graham left school with no qualifications, no career path, and no idea what his future would be like.

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