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Chair of Trustees at POPS (Partners of Prisoners and Families Support Group)

3 Jan 2019 - 15:00 by michelle.foster

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.”

Have you got what it takes to be part of an organisation that is shaping the world in relation to improving the lives of prisoners’ families, prisoners and their children?

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Christmas and New Year 2018 – services and support

20 Dec 2018 - 14:15 by michelle.foster

Macc Christmas and New Year closure information

Our offices will be closed from 4pm on Friday 21 December and will open in the New Year on Wednesday 2 January. The Macc team sends best wishes to all during this festive period and looks forward to working with you again next year.

Here you will find details of local voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) services operating over the Christmas and New Year period, as well as details of Manchester City Councils services and local NHS services.
 

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Sport England survey – help make sport better

20 Dec 2018 - 11:09 by michelle.foster

6.3 million people currently give up their time every year to help sport and activity happen. Sport England

Sport England wants to learn more about your volunteering experience to help inform its work to improve the support and opportunities available to volunteers.

Your responses to this survey will be vital in shaping this work.

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Homelessness in Manchester – Here’s how to help this winter

19 Dec 2018 - 10:59 by michelle.foster

What’s open over the festive period?
Click here for a list of what is open over the festive period or download the attached A4 double sided timetable of drop-in centres around Manchester that are open between 22 December and 1 January. For meals, entertainment, advice and more. Street Support

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The Christmas Dinner Project by Lemn Sissay MBE

14 Dec 2018 - 11:35 by michelle.foster

The Christmas Dinner Project started in Manchester in 2013 with one clear vision: that no care leaver will be alone on Christmas Day. It’s about local communities across the UK, coming together to put on dinners on Christmas Day for care leavers between 18 and 25.

Donations are welcome to the Lemn Sissay Foundation to support this vision.

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How you can help in Manchester this Christmas!

13 Dec 2018 - 15:39 by shanna.lennon

My two colleagues and I have just come from dropping off donations at  Emmeline’s Pantry. Here at Macc we decided that one of the ways we could practice what we preach is by supporting a local Christmas Appeal, we asked for suggestions and picked at random. Emmeline’s Pantry was the name that came out of the hat.

Northmoor Community Association are looking for a Creative Volunteer

7 Dec 2018 - 11:27 by michelle.foster

Do you like Arts and Crafts?

Northmoor Community Association are looking for a creative volunteer who would want to run their Creative Crafty Friendship group.

You would need to be available on Tuesdays between 9.30am-11.30am to set up, organise and run the group (starting in January 2019).

Experience in being creative and crafty would be beneficial.

Northmoor Community Association will offer support, including travel expenses.

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Age-friendly and inclusive volunteering fund

30 Nov 2018 - 10:56 by michelle.foster

The Centre for Social Action has partnered with the Centre for Ageing Better to launch the Age-friendly and inclusive volunteering fund. The fund has been set up to develop and document models of good practice in supporting older people’s voluntary and community activity. Centre for Ageing Better

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Local Charities Day – 14 December 2018

30 Nov 2018 - 10:52 by michelle.foster

This year’s Local Charities Day will take place on 14 December. Each year Local Charities Day shines a spotlight on the incredible work local charities do to build healthy and happy local communities. Local Charities Day builds on the work of the recently published Civil Society Strategy, where the Government  committed to enhancing relationships between businesses, charities and local areas, to help communities grow.

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Henshaws Treasurer of the Trustee Board vacancy – apply by 16 January 2019

30 Nov 2018 - 10:47 by michelle.foster

Henshaws is a well-established registered charity based in the North of England supporting people with sight loss or other disabilities for over 180 years, to go beyond expectations, to live independent and fulfilling lives. Henshaws

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