• 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.


News Just In

21st November 2018
Read all about our work in our latest newsletter.

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.


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Are you planning on some online shopping today? Well why not head to smile.amazon.co.uk and select Wood Street to support, it’s the same as shopping on Amazon but we get 0.5% of every purchase! It's a great way to support us and we'd be mega grateful #woodstreetxmas

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It was great to see the team from @HSSHire last week. They made a quick call to see what we needed then like magic, they appeared! #christmasmagic #woodstreetxmas

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Turley Charitable Trust are back at @thedancehouse on 19th Jan with a brand new panto raising money for two amazing charities @WoodSt_Mission and @BackonTrackMcr. Tickets on sale now from turley.co.uk/pantomime @turleyplanning

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The amount of donations coming through our doors this week has blown us away. We’ve been flat out and couldn’t have got through it without every volunteer that’s been with us. The door hasn’t stopped ringing and our van has covered miles Thank you to everyone for the support.

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@drizzlecitybake @Afflecksfox Blimey they look good!!

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@TheMalibuGirl Always yes, that’s kind of you to ask.

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