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Spirit of Manchester Awards winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 Spirit of Manchester Awards competitive categories:
Linda Duffy - Showing leadership
Abraham Moss Warriors at the Heart of the Community CIC/ Friends of Smedley Park - Creative community spirit
Manchester EU Homeless Prevention Service - Partnership and collaboration
Read all the nominations in our Spirit of Manchester Brochure. We will soon be announcing details of this year's Awards.

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

Afghanistan Crisis Response

In light of the humanitarian and political crisis unfolding in Afghanistan, 10GM extends our solidarity and support to all refugees and asylum seekers, and those living in conflict or with threats to their rights and safety. As a joint venture to support the local VCSE sector in Greater Manchester, 10GM is working with the wider VCSE sector who are providing direct support to refugees and those with no recourse to public funds.
Find out how you can help

No Going Back report

Leaders of voluntary sector organisations in Gorton and Levenshulme have shared their experiences and views of working at a neighbourhood level during the Covid-19 crisis in a new Macc publication, No Going Back - Gorton and Levenshulme. Read the report 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

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.

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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