RAF Shawbury Sleepout

In December one of our dedicated fundraisers Matt; a Flight Sergeant and Air Traffic Control Trainer at RAF Shawbury, organised a sleepout for his colleagues and friends to show solidarity and fundraise for those experiencing homelessness. He chose to support Barnabus and a local shelter in Shrewsbury with this sponsored event. Read more

RENU January Sale is now on

The RENU January sale is on get 25% off all items on the RENU website and support our work giving people the skills and confidence they need to get back into work. Use code JAN25 at checkout Read more

Barnabus Christmas Party

The Barnabus Christmas party was a festive sucess. It's definitely our favourite event of the year where over 70 of our friends, volunteers and staff all come to together for a Christmas dinner, carols, music, presents and friendship. Read more

Boxer gives Boxers - Ricky Hatton visits Barnabus

This week Ricky Hatton came along to donate loads of much needed items too us and spend some time with our friends in the Beacon. We are so lucky to have Ricky's long term support year after year, he is always a welcome sight when he arrives with his car full to the brim with donations. Read more

Heaton Park overrun with Santas

The 10th annual Santa Dash for Barnabus held by the Heaton park runners was no disappointment with its highest ever attendance of 733 runners! Read more

In The Box with Marcus Rashford

Launched on Thursday 17th October, ‘In-The-Box’ is a Christmas campaign created by Manchester United and England International footballer Marcus Rashford to support some of Manchester’s biggest frontline services for those experiencing homelessness – Barnabus, Centrepoint, and Lifeshare. Read more

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

RENU in Manchester's iconic Affleck's

Would you like a piece of furniture with an amazing story behind it and where all the money from your purchase goes back into helping those who are experiencing homelessness? Read more

RENU makes headlines

Our very own RENU furniture upcycling and employability project has been featured in an article by the Manchester Evening News Read more

Empowering people into a home in Christ’s love

Aimee is our resettlement worker, her role is to understand our friends’ backgrounds, their situation and how they can progress. She speaks to landlords and, if they have availability, arranges for friends who are ready to make the move into their own property. Read more

Transforming furniture and our friends lives

The students attending our RENU Upcycling Furniture enterprise are producing some amazing work, and it’s astonishing to see the positive changes taking place in their lives. The 10 week course provides the perfect setting for our friends to gain confidence and skills. Read more

Corporate volunteers reflect on their time with Barnabus

Making you Content are a small Manchester based copywriting agency who has chosen Barnabus for their charity of the year. In the following article they reflect on their time volunteering at the Beacon. Read more