Creating choice and opportunity for people who are homeless and marginalised


We provide life support and promote sustainable solutions through the provision of food, clothing, furniture, training and enterprise. We seek to improve the life-skills, resilience and wellbeing of our beneficiaries.

The Problem

Greater Manchester is one of the key economic centres in the North of England and yet levels of poverty remain a primary challenge.


People are in poverty


Children are living in poverty


People are in-work poverty

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Manchester Homelessness Charter Update (2/10/2016) - One of our dedicated staff members, Jez Green has been facilitating discussions about, then writing and editing drafts of, a Manchester Homelessness Charter.   The Homelessness Charter is a document aimed at ending homelessness in Manchester, by encouraging individuals and...

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The Empty Shop Results (2/4/2016) - The Empty Shop closed its doors on Sunday, weighing in with nearly two tonnes of clothing donations including over £70,000 of brand new unworn garments donated collectively by N Brown Group, Bestseller and! Through partnering with Manchester Arndale to bring...

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The Empty Shop is Back (1/20/2016) - The Empty Shop; an award winning and unique charity fashion event, is back in Manchester for the third time following an incredible response in 2014 and 2015. The concept of The Empty Shop is that people bring clothes to the...

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