Life Stories

Sue’s Story

Sue’s Story

Sue, 59 has been living with a terminal illness for 18 months and has struggled with social isolation since life altering surgery and infection caused her to lose a leg. Sue and her son, Tristan, 20, have found a community…

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Josh’s Story

Josh, 20, joined Mustard Tree on our employability and life skills program Freedom earlier this year. After experiencing mental trauma, he has now found a passion for catering and has recently been successful in getting a job, as a kitchen…

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James’ Story

James’ Story

“I just wanted to be me. Mustard Tree let me open up and find myself”. James came to Mustard Tree with very low confidence and self-esteem preventing him from doing everyday tasks. Through his time with our warehouse and vans…

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Borris’s Story

Borris’s Story

Borris came to Manchester six months ago after having to leave his home country, his family and everything he knew behind. At Mustard Tree, Borris has finally found somewhere to feel safe, a sense of community and is hoping he…

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Norma’s Story

Norma’s Story

“I don’t ever need to be unhappy, because when I come to Mustard Tree, they make me happy.” Norma first came to Mustard Tree after losing her father. She was struggling with anxiety, depression and was finding looking for work…

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