Changemakers becomes part of Foyer Federation

Changemakers becomes part of Foyer Federation

1 Sep 2014 | Kirsty Weakley
Tags: Mergers

Youth charity Changemakers has merged into the Foyer Federation to scale-up its youth leadership projects, in what the charities describe as “the logical next step”.


Changemakers becomes part of Foyer Federation

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