• SmartStart

    Our SmartStart School Uniform project is now in full flow and we are actively seeking School Uniform items along with the 'Back to School' essentials such as lunch bags, stationery and school bags.

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  • Mum and Baby

    Support for Families

    We support families living on a low income in Manchester and Salford, who struggle to make ends meet. We offer help with the practical things that can make a big difference to everyday life.

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  • 150 Years of Supporting Local Children

    In 2019 we are recognising our 150th anniversary as a charity. We have a long and varied history but our focus has always been to support families living in poverty in Manchester and Salford.

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  • #150forWoodStreet


    Help us celebrate our 150th anniversary by joining our #150forWoodStreet campaign!

    You create your own challenge with the theme of '150' - the more unique and creative the better!

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  • We are Recruiting

    We are looking for a new Finance Administrator to join our team.

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Roll Up, Roll Up, Read All About It ……

9th June 2019
So what have we been up to over the last 6 months? Read all about it in our latest Newsletter
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Books to Transform the Lives of Local Children

9th June 2019
Inspiring local children to love books and help improve their life chances.

August- Nearly as expensive as Christmas?

17th April 2019
2019 is the 5th year for SmartStart, the school uniform project that last year helped 3,199 children from Manchester and Salford look and feel great.


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We’ve got some exciting plans coming up with @TheJohnRylands this Summer. Some of the children will be in for a right treat #Literacy #SummerMemories #Salford #Manchester #Poverty

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An incredible organisation who we are proud to work with. If you need support with catering please get in touch with @TheClinkCharity twitter.com/10downingstree…

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We’re looking for the best fundraiser of 2019! Know of any individuals or companies who have organised an amazing fundraising event (or lots of them)? Then nominate them for #MYTA19! Nominations close 2nd August, enter now👇 manchesteryoungtalentawards.co.uk/nominate-2019

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@Sacha_Lord Oh the shine on that hair. Fabulous!

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We have processed hundreds of school uniform orders already and we’re still going. If you can help local kids with a #SmartStart to school then check out our website today #Manchester #Salford #Poverty woodstreetmission.org.uk

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Just as the weather is starting to hot up, we’re thinking about warmer coats for the Autumn/Winter terms! #seasonalconflict #beprepared #familybasics #smartstart

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