Community Support Fund Local Heroes
Forever Manchester’s Community Support Fund is supporting community groups across Greater Manchester that are helping people affected by the impact of Covid-19.
We're pleased to report that 284 community groups across Greater Manchester have now benefitted from £922,037 of support from Forever Manchester’s Community Support Fund.
In response to Covid-19, Marple Sports Club are supporting young people and providing household essentials packs to 60 vulnerable people who attend their weekly dementia group.
In response to Covid-19, The Place at Platt Lane is providing a focal point for community efforts, providing information and delivering food packs to local people in Fallowfield.
In response to Covid-19, Street Support Manchester is supporting over 40 homeless charities across Greater Manchester to ensure that those most affected get the support they need.
In response to Covid-19, Caring and Sharing are providing food, hygiene products and basic utilities essentials for BAME communities in Rochdale.
In response to Covid-19, Emmaus Bolton continue to house 22 formerly homeless people as well as providing food and basic essentials to 400 local people.
In response to Covid-19, Walthew House is providing vital practical and emotional support services for many vulnerable people with sight and/or hearing loss in Stockport.
In response to Covid-19, BAFC4V are continuing to provide a multitude of support for veterans and their families, especially those who are homeless or in mental distress.
In response to Covid-19, the panty at St James Higher Broughton is providing hot meals and delivering food parcels to vulnerable people and those who are self-isolating.
In response to Covid-19, Mentell is providing online support for men in Stockport experiencing mental or emotional discomfort.
In response to Covid-19, the Destitution Project continue to provide support for 40 extremely vulnerable asylum seekers in Bolton.
In response to Covid-19, The Brick is continuing to provide food and vital support to people in Wigan who are homeless, in poverty or facing debt crisis.
In response to Covid-19, Dancing with Dementia are maintaining contact with, and providing meals to 200 people living with dementia.
In response to Covid-19, Broughton Boxing Academy are shopping, delivering food, walking dogs, and collecting medicines for isolating people in East Salford.
In response to Covid-19, Trafford Veterans are providing a home delivery service for older people and armed forces and emergency service veterans across Trafford.
In response to Covid-19, New Beginnings are using accessible technology to continue to provide vital support for families supported by Children's Services.
In response to Covid-19, Wigan Borough Armed Forces HQ are supporting ex-service personnel with complex needs and transporting foods into local communities across the borough.
In response to Covid-19, Cracking Good Food is providing wholesome cooked meals to support families in food poverty, those experiencing self-isolation and people who have lost their jobs.
In response to Covid-19, Reubens Retreat are continuing to provide ongoing support for 143 families who have a child with complex needs by providing tailored care packages.
In response to Covid-19, The Olive Community Project provides daily packed lunches for the homeless and a phone, text and email support service for the most vulnerable.
In response to Covid-19, Pennine Mencap is providing food, online activities, contact and support for vulnerable adults with learning disabilities in Oldham, Tameside, Manchester and Rochdale.
In response to Covid-19, Cancer Care Diaspora are delivering food parcels and household supplies to support Black African and other BME community families affected by cancer.
In response to Covid-19, Firwood and District Community Association are maintaining contact with, and delivering food and essentials to vulnerable older local residents in Chadderton.
In response to Covid-19, Jigsaw Bury are providing care packages and a telephone befriending service to 48 disabled people in Bury who are self-isolating.
In response to Covid-19, Driven are freely offering their fleet of vehicles and volunteer drivers to help local food hubs and community groups across Wigan.
In response to Covid-19, Levenshulme Inspire are continuing to support their community, providing food parcels and a daily cooked meal to older and vulnerable people.
In response to Covid-19, BreathChamps are delivering live social media broadcasts to support young asthma sufferers and their families, helping to reduce anxiety.
In response to Covid-19, Brandlesholme Community Centre in Bury is maintaining its foodbank operation providing food supplies for those at risk in their local community.
In response to Covid-19, Deaf Rhinos in Rochdale are providing food and basic medical supplies for their members and vulnerable people in their local community.
In response to Covid-19 Safety4Sisters are providing food & hygiene essentials to support marginalised migrant women in Greater Manchester.