Middlesbrough & Teesside Philanthropic Foundation

Welcome to Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Foundation

We’re a registered charity, set up by Teessiders for Teessiders.  We help businesses and individuals join together to make Middlesbrough and Teesside better places in which to live, work and do business.

On this website you’ll find a snapshot of the major campaigns and initiatives that the Foundation is involved with. And for anybody wanting more information please get in touch via our contact page.

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    Teesside Hero Award for champion of Grass Roots Sport


    He might be a judo black belt but “inspirational” Alan Cawthorne was completely thrown when he learned he’d won a Teesside Hero award. The martial arts expert was taken by …

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    Teesside Heroes have community up and running


    Six years ago Rosanne Lightfoot was a size 20, hadn’t done exercise since her school days and was on anti-depressants. Now she wears a size 10, gets a natural high …

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