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How You Can Help

Christmas Appeal

Homelessness is devastating at any time of year but at Christmas, when Manchester is full of party goers and people shopping for loved ones, the difference between those that have and those that don’t, is sadly easy to see. We know you want to make a difference so we've come up with some suggestions of how you can help bring Joy at this special time of year. Please download a poster of this appeal to share with your friends and colleagues.

We are so thankful for any items you can give:

Mince Pies / Festive Cakes and Speciality Biscuits / Christmas Cake / Chocolates / Sweets / Snacks
Cash Donations* / Supermarket or Boots Vouchers*
* these will enable us to buy Christmas gifts

Gloves / Scarves / Waterproof Jackets / Warm Coats
Sleeping Bags / Blankets / Shoes / Trainers / Jeans
New; Socks, Knickers (size 8-12), Boxer Shorts (s/m)

Heating / Utilities
please consider gifting us with a donation; your help will provide essential support through the challenging winter months. We can accept cheques made payable to Barnabus or you can pay securely by credit card, just click the donate now button on the top of this page.

Christmas Presents
so that we can offer similar gifts and be fair to everyone, please donate the following items. These gifts will be given out during our Christmas celebrations: 350g boxes of chocolates Roses, Heroes or Celebrations / thermal socks, gloves and hats /200-250ml bodywash (men’s & women’s) / christmas gift bags (medium size)

If possible, please donate items by Friday 11th December
We can receive your donations at our Barnabus Support Office:
61 Bloom Street, Manchester M1 3LY, Monday - Friday, 10am - 3pm
If you have a large number of items (more than a car) or you are unable to drop off items during these times, please email Yvonne admin@barnabusmanchester.co.uk or tel: 0161 237 3223
(our office will be closed Tues 22nd Dec, re-open Mon 4th Jan).

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