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    Weʼve raised £390 to supply a Manchester homeless outreach charity with more than a metric tonne of food.

    Manchester, UK
    Funded on Monday, 10th September 2018

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    In an effort to make a small difference, I am hoping to raise at least £400 by running in the Simplyhealth Great Manchester 10K on Sunday the 20th of May.

    As much as I love the city…I cannot deny that parts Manchester are currently struggling through a profound wave of rising homelessness, inequality and poverty. When walking through the city center it is very common to see people on the edge of life.

    Rampant property price rises, two years of zero affordable builds (something serious enough to make national news) and government services stretched beyond their limits - has left the city unable to help many of its most vulnerable citizens. Rough sleeping has increased by 900% in Manchester since 2010. The city’s own Metro Mayor, Andy Burnham, has recently admitted that the problem is set to get even worse before it gets better.

    With this money, ‘HiS Church ’ (Charity number: 1097667) will supply The Mustard Tree, one of Manchester’s preeminent homeless outreach charities, with more than a metric tonne of food (the donation helps the Church's charitable operational costs). Not only is this a large quantity and great value for money, but it will also be this will be high quality and nutritious food - something many of these people may not have had for some time.

    For more information about the scale of the crisis in Manchester, please see this video.

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      31

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Jun 30, 2018

        From Raymond :)

        £20.00

      • Jennifer Hanks

        Jennifer Hanks

        Jun 29, 2018

        Well done, James!

        £10.00

      • Daniel McGrath

        Daniel McGrath

        Jun 13, 2018

        Everyone deserves to be able to eat. Good on you for helping make that happen.

        £10.00

      • Andrew Brandon

        Andrew Brandon

        Jun 1, 2018

        He’s my boy!

        £10.00

      • ellen chisman

        ellen chisman

        May 26, 2018

      • Rich West

        Rich West

        May 23, 2018

        well done mate, hope this food goes along way, keep up the good work x

        £10.00

      • Rebecca Kemp

        Rebecca Kemp

        May 22, 2018

        Well done! :)

        £10.00

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      James West

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      Manchester, UK

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