Mustard Tree exists to create choice and opportunity for people who are homeless and marginalised.
The Freedom Project is aimed at those who have additional barriers to moving on in life, such as homelessness, mental health issues, addiction recovery or a criminal record. It runs for 20 weeks and allows participants to gain work skills and experience within the six main areas of our operation: warehousing & deliveries, catering, customer services, facilities management, waste recycling and office admin.
Your skills, time, passion and resources can go a long way and make a genuine difference to someone who has run out of their own. We work with many who are just like you but because of relational break down, grief, addiction, loss of jobs and abuse find themselves struggling to survive. Donate, volunteer, fundraise, campaign for Mustard Tree to help create choice and opportunity for people who are homeless and marginalised.
Mustard Tree continues to receive attention that criticises and objects to our involvement with the Government’s Workfare Scheme administered by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). As well as objections being voiced on social media, others have picketed and held demonstrations outside our operational bases in Ancoats and Eccles. The focus of the objections […]Read more
A Thank You from Lymm Baptist Church
At the end of 2014, Lymm Baptist Church supported a three week campaign to collect warm clothes, bedding & shoes for displaced people in Eastern Ukraine before their bitter winter set in. We know all too well what the winter can do to people living on the street so we wanted to do our bit to […]Read more
The Empty Shop 2015 Results & Thanks!
Well, The Empty Shop has finished for another year. For ten days the pop-up charity shop concept returned to Manchester Arndale to collect pre-loved clothes, which were then styled and sorted by volunteers. At the end of every day the clothes were taken away to be weighed and the whole thing would begin again in […]Read more