• Christmas Appeal 2018

    Our Christmas Appeal is now underway and we are looking for donations of new toys for children age 0-14 years. Can you help us make Christmas special for families who are struggling to make ends meet?

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  • 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.

  • SmartStart

    In 2018, we have been able to help 3,199 children have a smart start to the beginning of the new school year by providing uniform and other school essentials.

  • Books Are GRRReat!

    Book Clubs

    We run Book Clubs in the school holidays to provide thousands of free books for children, to encourage an enjoyment of reading and improve literacy.

  • Heritage

    In 2019 we will be celebrating our 150th anniversary. We have a long and varied history but our focus has always been to support those living in poverty.


Making Christmas special for thousands of local children

12th November 2018
We want to ensure that thousands of children in Manchester and Salford will make many happy memories this Christmas.

Be A Superhero for Local Kids

9th October 2018
On Saturday 3rd November, be a Superhero and challenge yourself with an abseil in the Manchester Velodrome.

Clogs and Coats – The Mirror’s Wigan Pier Project

14th September 2018
Retracing Orwell's steps to Manchester and highlighting the work of Wood Street Mission.


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Huge congrats to @UKFast very well deserved. #BeProudAwards2018 twitter.com/cllrnigel/stat…

Congratulations to @UKFast on winning Business in the Community award at #BeProudAwards2018
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From the gorgeous Lancastrian countryside these wonderful donations rolled in from the @eastlancsrly today. There’s some fabulous pressies in there that the children are going to love. Thank you so much everyone

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@UKFast supports Wood Street Mission’s Appeal in providing happy memories to children in need this Christmas news.europawire.eu/ukfast-support… #UKFast #charity #children #Christmas

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@ilove2bakecake That’s incredibly kind thank you 🙏

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Ooopsie!! Perhaps he’d had a cheeky big brekky before he came and tasted nice!! Thanks for your support 👍👍 twitter.com/ilove2bakecake…

A big thank you to @WoodSt_Mission for collecting my donation from my home. 😊 It was good to know the driver had forgiven our dog from last year when she tried to nibble his hands. 😬
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Absolutely wonderful, thank you #woodstreetxmas twitter.com/ilove2bakecake…

All ready for collection tomorrow for @WoodSt_Mission 😊
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