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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.

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    We have been able to help over 2,300 children with new school uniform and kit for back to school this year.
    Thank you for helping them settle back in to school life.

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  • 150 Years of Supporting Local Children

    In 2019 we recognised 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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Christmas 2020 Update – 16th October

16th October 2020
Our Christmas Plans have changed.

Donations needed!

15th September 2020
We are currently appealing for donations to help families from Manchester and Salford who are living in poverty.

Manchester City Council – Freephone helpline to support the vulnerable

31st March 2020
Freephone helpline to support the most vulnerable in Manchester.
Help is available if you need it. Call 0800 234 6123


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@PaulDuxbury @LinkedIn It’s strong of you to post this Paul. Sometimes we just need to let those feelings out. You’re a kind man who is full of empathy for others. So many of us care about you and are grateful to have your support. Here if you need to chat.

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Further info on our Christmas plans are online folks. Christmas - Wood Street Mission #Manchester #Salford #Poverty #Family #Christmas woodstreetmission.org.uk/our-projects/c…

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Spooky! We can see it, can you? #Halloween2020 twitter.com/eastlancsrly/s…

Can you Spot the Spook on the photo below, let us know in the comments if you managed to find it? 👻😨🎃 If you want to spot even more spooks, be sure to book tickets for our Halloween Ghost Trains, 29 - 31 October. Find out more and book now: bit.ly/3o3DlDa
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Just a little update on donations folks...more info to follow over the coming days #Manchester #Salford #Poverty #Christmas #Donations woodstreetmission.org.uk/support-us/don…

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@ukandrewtaylor Sorry to hear you’re in so much pain Andrew but thank you for your support, it’s greatly appreciated. Take care of yourself.

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@workingclassldr @SalfordDevils Incredible. Edge of seat stuff.

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