Mustard Tree - tackling both the causes and consequences of poverty and homelessness
Mustard Tree has an established track record over the past 25 years, supporting people across Greater Manchester in poverty and facing homelessness.
We create opportunities for people to help themselves through providing practical support, friendship, connections into work, improvements to health and wellbeing plus new experiences to encourage aspiration.
Lessons from Helsinki(3/5/2019)-Last December Mustard Tree Creative Programmes Manager Graham Hudson visited Helsinki, Finland to learn about their approach to tackling homelessness. The Finnish approach has made rough sleeping in the capital city virtually non-existent. Graham compares their progress with Greater Manchester,...
Happy New Year: January good news!(1/10/2019)-Good news This Christmas, due to the wonderful generosity and support of donors and corporate partners, we were able to put on a fantastic Christmas dinner and celebration for over 150 people, with a gift and treats for each person...
Tandrima joined Mustard Tree after fleeing India as an asylum seeker and settled here in January 2018. Tan bravely shared her story of her journey, her drive for change and her hopes for the future as she waits in hope for her asylum decision.
“In India I suffered domestic violence and religious persecution in my marriage. For so long I stayed because I didn’t know I deserved better. Once things started happening to my daughters, I knew I had no choice but to leave. I had to leave with my youngest daughter December 2017 and leave my eldest one behind. I couldn’t take both if I had I wouldn’t have rescued any of them. It was the hardest decision I have ever made. I can only just talk about it out loud now, I couldn’t talk about it at all before,” says Tandrima.
Read her full inspiring story by clicking below.
Check out some of the beautiful creations people have made at Mustard Tree.
Artist: Graham Hudson
110 Oldham Road,
50 Hulton District Centre,