• 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.


You helped us to make Christmas special for thousands of local children

5th January 2019
Thanks to the support of so many, nearly 4,000 children were given a Christmas to remember.

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.


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@LucyMPowell @WaterBabies @MrPeterAndre Great pic Lucy. See you soon and looking forward to hearing more about #ChildrenFirst

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@cjibbo That’s really kind but we’re all finished now. Thank you so much anyway.

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The 'Let's get this place looking shipshape for our anniversary year' project is complete, the decorators are done, we look well smart and our doors are well and truly OPEN to donations! You kind find loads of detail on our website over at bit.ly/2W0cp9A

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You're incredibly welcome and thank you for working alongside us and showing what can be achieved with a little collaboration. This is our second bookshelf and we love it. Right, who's next? #Literacy #Community #Books #Manchester #Salford twitter.com/Nmoor_Communit…

Thanks to @WoodSt_Mission for donating a bookshelf and FREE books for children of all ages! They are going so fast! Click here to discover more: bit.ly/2RwZvRN 📗📖📙 #Reading #Children #Manchester #Longsight #Books
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Lidl is giving away free baby boxes full of nappies, wipes and more - Manchester Evening News manchestereveningnews.co.uk/whats-on/famil…

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