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Barclays' 100x100 UK COVID-19 Community Relief Programme

11 May 2020 - 10:28 by michelle.foster

BarclaysThe Barclays' 100x100 UK COVID-19 Community Relief Programme are making 100 donations of £100,000 each to UK charities working to support vulnerable communities impacted by COVID-19, and the associated social and economic hardship caused by the crisis – a £10m commitment from the Charity Partners Programme.

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Domestic Abuse Safe Accommodation: MHCLG COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund

11 May 2020 - 10:26 by michelle.foster

Ministry of Housing Communities and Local GovernmentThe Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has secured £10 million for domestic abuse safe accommodation charities as part of a £76 million government package of support to charities supporting vulnerable people including domestic abuse victims.

The fund will help ensure that:

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Social distancing and Ramadan

7 May 2020 - 09:10 by michelle.foster

Ramadan Mubarak to those who are celebrating this month. This upcoming month is going to be difficult especially with the Covid-19 measures that are in place.

Manchester Local Care Organisation have worked with a Manchester Imaam, Maulana Mohammed Akeel to read out Covid-19 social distancing and health advice in Ramadan guidance in Urdu and English and the videos can be found here: 

Urdu Covid-19 social distancing and health advice in Ramadan video  

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MRSN Elder Refugee Scheme

6 May 2020 - 15:54 by michelle.foster

MRSNThis is a brand new scheme for Elders from Refugee Communities. This scheme is designed to reduce social isolation, increase integration experiences and community connections and promote better overall health and wellness. Manchester Refugee Support Network (MRSN) will also be able to provide you with information about services for elderly people.

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Ecclesiastical Movement for Good awards 2020

6 May 2020 - 14:57 by michelle.foster

Movement for goodEcclesiastical have launched their £1m Movement for Good awards. £1,000 awards are open to eligible charities registered in the UK and Republic of Ireland – these could range from smaller volunteer-run groups to larger, well-known organisations. Anyone can nominate a charity to win one of the £1,000 awards.

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Caribbean and African Health Network Bereavement Service

6 May 2020 - 14:52 by michelle.foster

CAHNThe Caribbean and African Health Network (CAHN) Bereavement Service offers the Caribbean and African community living in Greater Manchester (GM) a culturally and religiously tailored support for those grieving or mourning the loss of loved ones. This would be at no costs to GM residents but at a fee to people living outside greater Manchester. CAHN will be taking referrals from their statutory partners and VCSE organisations.

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National Voices launch Our Covid Voices

6 May 2020 - 14:50 by michelle.foster

Our Covid VoicesOur Covid Voices wants to share with the world how those with long-term conditions, disabilities and other health and care needs are living during the pandemic in the UK. Our Covid Voices aims to be a first draft of history, with people across the country sharing their experiences of the UK under lockdown as they happen.

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Manchester Adult Education Digital Support and Digital Skills online learning offer

6 May 2020 - 14:48 by michelle.foster

MAESHave you been furloughed and looking to upskill?
Do you need help to find creative online resources for homeschooling?
Do you need 1-1 help to access essential services?
Are you unsure how to connect with family and friends?

Manchester Adult Education (MAES) Digital would like to invite you to attend a series of 1 hour online sessions:

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