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We’re here to make sure engineers and their families never face life’s challenges without support. Whatever the problem, big or small – you’ll find tools to make your life better right now.

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I had never been in the hospital in my life. Then, out of the blue, I was diagnosed with prostate cancer. After I came back from the hospital, it became clear that I wouldn’t be able to go back to work anytime soon. Alan Monelle View story
Since our foundation the history of the two organisations has been intertwined and although we are independent charities Foothold and The IET both work to support the world of engineers and engineering just in different ways J Petit CEO Foothold View story
The way we have dealt with the last 12 months is with a positive attitude, laughter and not being afraid to ask for help. The financial help Foothold gave us meant less worry over bills and the girls didn’t have to miss out on things. Sharon Monelle View story

CEO update – January

Foothold's CEO, Jane Petit, looks at how we can all bring a positive change in the world with even the smallest of actions.

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Finding our foothold

Four years Marketing and Communications Manager, Li-Anne Quinn, joined the organisation. This blog takes a look back at how far we've come.

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CEO update – December

Foothold's CEO, Jane Petit, looks back at the last twelve months.

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