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

Healthcare at the Beacon

We believe that everybody has the right to access basic medical care. Unfortunately, one of the biggest difficulties rough sleepers face is registering with a GP. With no fixed abode, homeless people are often turned away from walk-in clinics, or discharged from A&E facilities without any patient care or follow-up. Read more