Tag: Poverty

Greater Manchester Home to Nearly 3 million people but over 600,000 residents live in poverty

Greater Manchester Home to Nearly 3 million people but over 600,000 residents live in poverty

The Greater Manchester Poverty Action is an organisation that focuses on settling poverty in Greater Manchester with emphasis on supporting measures that prevent and […]

“We need to be helping these young people, they’ve been through a lot” – Salford Survivor Project start prom dress appeal

“We need to be helping these young people, they’ve been through a lot” – Salford Survivor Project start prom dress appeal

With prom season just around the corner, Salford Survivor Project have set up a prom dress appeal to help pupils […]

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“Our office was completely filled” – Bridgewater School collects donations for Salford Loaves and Fishes and Mission Christmas

A school in Worsley has sent off donations to a local charity which supports homeless and vulnerable adults.  Bridgewater School asked […]

Boothstown landlady is ‘absolutely blown away with the support’ as a Christmas present appeal is launched for Salford’s disadvantaged children

Boothstown landlady is ‘absolutely blown away with the support’ as a Christmas present appeal is launched for Salford’s disadvantaged children

A selfless landlady at a community pub in Boothstown is asking for donations of presents to provide disadvantaged children with […]

“I wanted to make a real difference to people” – Buy-One-Give-One stall on food poverty, Covid and the kindness of people in Salford

“I wanted to make a real difference to people” – Buy-One-Give-One stall on food poverty, Covid and the kindness of people in Salford

After finishing his degree in business and economics, Duncan Swainsbury set up his own social enterprise Bounceback Food to help […]

Pictured left to right: Jayne Gosnall, Shaun Kelly and Brody Salmon, local contributors to the anthology. Image courtesy of Church Action on Poverty.

“Creativity allows people to speak from their heart”: Church Action on Poverty publishes poetry anthology about poverty and lockdown

As part of Challenge Poverty Week on 12-18 September, a Salford-based charity, Church Action on Poverty, launched a poetry anthology […]

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Crescent Masterplan is giving you a voice on what you’d change about Salford

The Crescent Masterplan hopes to hear your ideas on how you want to change Salford for the better. On 28th […]

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Mum-of-four on mission to show Salford families how to cook meals for a fiver

A Salford mum-of-four has launched a pioneering project to help feed entire families for just a fiver. Rose Mulgrew, from […]

(left to right) Marie Pattison, Liam Purcell and Felicity Guite. Image credit: Aroob Raja.

Knitted foods to be sent to MPs with hopes of ending hunger in the UK

Church Action on Poverty, a Christian social justice charity based in Salford, have collected over 650 pieces of knitted foods […]