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1000 engineers access Foothold’s Wellbeing Hub in year since launch

Making a difference through our expanding digital support

The hub, funded through a collaboration with Gattaca PLC, offers clinically approved resources and guidance for engineers and their families.

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Foothold developing support hub for peopleliving with neurodiverse conditions

Foothold developing ‘Differently Wired’ hub for people living with neurodiverse conditions

The hub will offer free, on-demand access to expert content and resources on a range of neurodiverse conditions.

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Engineering charity Foothold supported more engineers and their families than ever before during the Covid-19 pandemic

Foothold supports more engineers than ever before during Covid-19 pandemic

Supporting 1,275 engineers across 50 countries to live better during the Covid-19 pandemic - a 49% increase on 2019-20.

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500 engineers access new mental health support hub

Engineering charity Foothold has reported over 500 people have accessed support from its Wellbeing Hub in the six months since its launch.

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Mark’s 25 in 25 fundraising challenge

Foothold supporter Mark Spry will begin an epic sponsored reading challenge this July to raise funds.

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Debt – a fact of life for many families

We're launching a partnership with StepChange and a newsletter for parents in engineering.

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Launching a Wellbeing Hub for the engineering community

To support improved mental health in our community, we’re delighted to have launched the Foothold Wellbeing Hub in collaboration with Gattaca plc.

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Foothold collaborating with Gattaca to fund a mental health Wellbeing Hub

On this year’s Time to Talk Day, we’re launching a partnership to raise £100,000 for a mental wellbeing hub

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Supporting our community in December

We're excited to announce the launch of December Support Hub to support our community

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#KeepTalking – a new annual campaign around men’s health

We're launching a new annual campaign, tackling the stigma men face around asking for help for health issues

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Your stories

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The way we have dealt with the last 12 months is with a positive attitude, laughter and not being afraid to ask for help. Sharon Monelle View story