• 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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Have you spotted the fabulous billboard outside @UKFast on your way home tonight? Such great support and don’t we look amazing in lights?! #woodstreetxmas

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@sparkly_alice @UKFast @Lawrence_Jones @GailJonesUKFast @RDFeingold We’re excited that you’re excited, it’s going to be a fabulous Christmas!! #woodstreetxmas

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Really proud that @UKFast, @Lawrence_Jones and @GailJonesUKFast are getting behind @WoodSt_Mission Christmas appeal. Please help us bring the magic of Christmas to thousands of children in Manchester and Salford. Find out how you can make a difference: ukfast.co.uk/press-releases…

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Thanks Ste, that’s incredibly kind of you. #woodstreetxmas twitter.com/sloughnan/stat…

I'm off to @WoodSt_Mission next week in my van, if anyone in or around Swinton has any stuff they want to donate (list on their website) contact me here and I'll pick it up.
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48,000 children live in poverty throughout Manchester and Salford, which can make Christmas a time of struggle and great anxiety for many families. So this year, @UKFast is supporting @WoodSt_Mission Christmas Appeal. Find out how you can help here: ukfast.co.uk/blog/2018/11/1… Retweeted by Wood Street Mission

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@LucyMPowell @UKFast It’s wonderful news isn’t it Lucy? Thank you for sharing. #woodstreetxmas

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