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Enter our Spirit of Manchester raffle

Not only will you be in with the chance of winning some great prizes, you will also be helping to raise money for the Spirit of Manchester Fund.
To enter please Text SPIRIT22 to 70331 – tickets cost £3.
The raffle closes 10 October and winners will be contacted by phone on 11 October.
View the list of raffle prizes

COVID-19  Voluntary sector support

We have lots of people are getting in touch wanting to support the voluntary sector in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. To make sure that this is as effective as possible, we want to know from you, what support would be of most help to you right now. Tell us what help you need here.

Greater Manchester Community Response Fund: Ukraine Crisis

Donate to our fundraising campaign which is raising money to create a hardship fund for people arriving from Ukraine and to provide small grants to local voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations that are playing an active, practical role in providing support. Donate here

The Spirit of Manchester Awards 10th year

Mike Wild, Chief Executive Macc, reflects on the last nine Spirit of Manchester Awards, what he loves about the Awards and some of the highlights. Watch the film here

Community Volunteering Mailing List

You can sign-up to join our Community Volunteer mailing list and keep up-to-date with current volunteering opportunities in the city of Manchester here:

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – information signposting and guidance for voluntary sector organisations

On our website you can find useful advice and guidance for your organisation. We will also be posting regular reminders on practical things we can all do as individuals to help reduce the risk of catching and spreading this virus and to remind us of the importance of good hygiene. Read the information here

Be a hero from home!

Find out information about remote volunteering opportunities, online resources and activities, our online advocate role, and details of how to donate to voluntary organisations in Manchester here

Donate to the Spirit of Manchester Fund

Macc is raising money for Manchester’s community response to coronavirus. Donate to be part of Manchester’s community response to Covid-19. Please help us raise as much money as we can to help people of Manchester who need vital support to recover from the pandemic.

Macc statement and support for Black Lives Matter

George Floyd was murdered. He was not the first victim of police brutality and nor is America the only country in which this happens. At Macc we want to express our solidarity and support to the Black Lives Matters movement and for our brothers and sisters, in Minneapolis, Manchester and around the world rightly fighting for racial and social justice. Read our statement here

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