World Homeless Day 2019

World Homeless Day takes place on October 10th; it's a perfect opportunity to commit your support and help transform the lives of people experiencing homelessness in our City.

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Target amount: £0.00

Amount raised: £5.00

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How you can help

To enable us to continue our lifesaving work on the streets of Manchester we need your support...

Donate items

66% of the people we see sleep rough on the streets in all weathers, with others staying in emergency shelters, hostels or even sofa surfing. Donating food can help us serve hot meals, your unwanted clothes can keep our friends warm and dry, and unused toiletries, underwear and socks can help to make those who sleep rough feel human again.

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Fundraising ideas

Swim, cycle, parachute jump, climb a mountain, shave your head, organise an event - the only limit is your imagination! We’ve had people running marathons all over Europe, riding their bikes the length of the country, dressing up as Smurfs and we even had a lady in her mid 80s playing an organ for 14 hours non-stop!

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Volunteer for us

Barnabus relies on over 90 volunteers a week to open our doors and welcome people who need a friend. We have volunteers from all over Greater Manchester, as well as Cheshire and Lancashire, all age groups and all walks of life.

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65%

Of our visitors were sleeping rough in Manchester

90 people

Are served a cooked breakfast every week day

2,350

Visits to our Beacon drop-in centre this month

11,949

Man hours provided by our volunteers this year

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Upcoming events

  • Glow in the Park - Heaton Park

    Get Your Glow On! Glow in the Park on October 26th is a completely unique fundraising opportunity. Walk, Jog, Dance or Run through 9 exciting glow zones on this incredible 5km course in Heaton Park, while raising money to make a huge difference in someones life. Read more

  • The World's Big Sleep Out

    For one night on the 7th December, in backyards, hometowns and iconic locations across the globe, people will sleep out in unison to create the worlds largest display of solidarity with and fundraising for those experiencing homelessness and displacement. Read more

Latest news

  • Amazing Allergen Training

    We never know the stories of the people we help who come into our drop in centre until we speak to them. As well as finding out about their housing situation, we also need to know about health concerns in case they are taken ill. Our Drop-in centre team were recently given an amazing opportunity Read more