Will you join us in helping Manchester City Mission?

If you work, live or socialise in Manchester, you only need to walk down the road for 5 minutes and we can pretty much guarantee that you will have passed a homeless person sleeping rough on the streets. It’s sadly just part of everyday life in Manchester, something that homeless shelter, Manchester City Mission, are working hard to turn around.

Who are Manchester City Mission?

The Christian organisation, provide rest bite and beds for the homeless, this in turn offering them stability and security in their journey to get off the streets.

Find out more by visiting their website.

How are SkinViva helping Manchester City Mission?

Manchester City Mission skinviva-homeless-appealSo, this Christmas SkinViva are doing our utmost to help, providing a drop-off point for our clients, staff and any residents of Castlefield to leave any unwanted items or donations.

We’ve popped a green crate in reception to drop off any goods, which we’ll be delivering over the Christmas period.

What do Manchester City Mission need?

The shelter welcome any donations, but are particularly in need of the following:

  • Duvet sets
  • Blankets
  • Coats
  • Hats
  • Gloves
  • Scarfs
  • Underwear
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Food items
  • Coffee (No teabags)
  • Sanitary items
  • Face-wipes
What if I want to make a monetary donation?

No problem at all. Head over to their giving page to make a donation by simply entering your card details or setting up a standing order.

Where does your money go?

  • £10 will provide a homeless person shelter for one night
  • £300 will provide a bed for one homeless person for a whole month, providing stability & security – vital in helping someone to move off the street for good.
  • £3500 will provide one bed for a whole year. This could potentially see many success stories of Manchester City mission helping the homeless get off the street!

The team at SkinViva are also going to be volunteering at the shelter in the New Year by doing anything we can do to help – serving breakfast, washing up, changing beds, etc.

If you’re interested in volunteering, especially around Christmas, the shelter would love to hear from you on 0161 736 7959! If you would like to bring in some unwanted items and wish to talk to us regarding dropping them off, just give the SkinViva team a call on 0161 865 1141 and we’ll be happy to help!

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