Posts Tagged ‘charity’

Manchester’s very own Funraising are back, mixing the creative with charity, and above all, prioritising a good time

Photo @ Eva Gerretsen

Eva Gerretsen visits Growing Together, a volunteer run allotment providing stability to refugees and asylum seekers. She explores the benefits of home-growing for both the environment and personal health.

Photo: garryknight @ Wikimedia Commons

Manchester is known internationally as one of the UK’s best places to live, a reputation that locals and students alike will never tire of flaunting. Buzzing nightlife, expansive shopping centres and an ever-rising skyline all show off the best Manchester has to offer, but in stark contrast to this the issues of rough sleeping and […]

Former members of The Ark homeless camp continue their activism. Photo: The Mancunion

One year on from Manchester City Council’s revised vision on tackling homelessness, I asked if any productive changes been made. Sean Proudman, who has been homeless for four years, spoke about his experience of rough sleeping and the support he has received.

Photo: EveryOneCan

“The difference we’re making, you can see it in the smiles, the laughter, the noise level. It’s the sound of fun. It’s a sound every person, every kid, should be able to have,”

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