Football Tournament Tackles Homelessness and Addiction Recovery


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The 'Homelessness to Recovery' football tournament is intended to help people recovering from addiction and homelessness.

The tournament brought teams from across the North East area and even a team from Liverpool composed of people who had experienced addiction and life on the streets. The tournament was held at Graham Sports Centre, in Durham organized by Mark Tunney, and is in partnership with sports charity Northeast Athletic, homelessness charity Changing lives and Durham University.


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