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A Place To Belong – let’s help local youth services do even more to tackle loneliness by Co-op Foundation

29 Aug 2018 - 14:27 by michelle.foster

The Co-op Foundation funded research by UK Youth, a national charity who provide a collective voice for local youth organisations. The results of this have been released with the report A Place To Belong. Coop Foundation

“Loneliness isn’t a word they’d use, it’s something we see.”

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National Football Museum - Achieve Your Goals

29 Aug 2018 - 11:05 by cheryl.mcalister

Achive your goals - free adult learning courses 

Join in, build confidence, gain employability skills and meet new people

Our new courses use the theme of football to make learning fun and relevant. 

We offer two types of courses which are free for Manchester residents 

  • 15 hours
  • 50 hours (includes a museum work placement)

Modules include customer care, financial literacy and maths, museums for health and well-being, time management and ESOL or literacy development.

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One Manchester Community Soup funding applications open

24 Aug 2018 - 11:11 by michelle.foster

The fantastic work carried out in your community makes a huge difference to the wellbeing of residents. That is why One Manchester are working with groups by awarding money from their Community Soup fund. One Manchester

So, if your community group or project helps people get out of the house, reduces money worries or improves the health of residents, One Manchester want to hear from you. Think of the difference the funding could make.

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Justice and Equality Fund – Now’s the time

24 Aug 2018 - 11:09 by michelle.foster

Rosa want to amplify the voices of all the individuals and groups who are calling for an end to sexual harassment and abuse, in their workplaces and in their communities. Rosa want to add their support to those organisations who are seeking to establish what works in changing the culture of impunity and preventing future harassment and abuse. Now's the time

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Mynshull’s Education Foundation Trustee Recruitment

24 Aug 2018 - 11:07 by michelle.foster

Mynshull’s Education Foundation are looking to recruit new trustees to its Board.

Mynshull’s Educational Foundation is an old Manchester Charity. Thomas Mynshull was a 17th century Quaker who left a legacy in his will to “apprentice poor boys into trade”.

Times move on and today grants are given to students up to the age of 25 for educational purposes, i.e. equipment, textbooks and one off travelling expenses. The areas covered by this fund are the City of Manchester and its adjoining districts.

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Volunteer with Tree of Hope

24 Aug 2018 - 11:06 by michelle.foster

Tree of Hope are the crowdfunding charity of choice helping children and young people with a disability or illness by supporting their families to raise funds for specialist care that is not freely available to them via the UK healthcare system. Tree of Hope give access to corporate donations, GiftAid, potential grants from Trusts and Foundations and most importantly provide reassurance to donors.

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UK Fruit and Veg shortfall – national crisis or opportunity to build a new generation of sustainable farmers?

24 Aug 2018 - 11:02 by michelle.foster

An additional 2 million tonnes of fruit and veg is required to feed the UK’s growing population, yet less than 1% of the UK’s agricultural area is used for producing it. With the right support and resources we could seize this as an opportunity to boost the local food and farming sector in the UK. In Greater Manchester the Kindling Trust is working to do just that, making fresh organic veg available to communities, and encouraging new people into growing as a viable career option.

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Voluntary Trustee Roles at Human Appeal

24 Aug 2018 - 10:56 by michelle.foster

Human Appeal is a faith-based charity inspired by Islamic values. Human Appeal started in a small flat in Manchester in 1991 and this year they have worked in 24 countries around the world. Human Appeal aim is to abolish poverty by providing humanitarian aid, sustainable development programs and championing advocacy for their beneficiaries worldwide. Huamn Appeal

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