The Junior Youth Empowerment Programme is a global educational programme for young teens aged 11-15.
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The video that was created demonstrated the power of the local community in Chorlton to come together.
Support Walking Mum’s Club set up a network of support walks across Manchester for new parents and to expand to parents-to-be.
To support and make links with families who are struggling financially around Christmas.
Redistribution of baby food supplies which otherwise would have gone to waste.
This project has been a good way to keep in touch with the community and be able to share health information.
To assist Friends of Tibetan Kitchen to access Manchester Wellbeing Fund to run an outreach cooking project.
Run a Facebook page as another means of getting information out and engaging with local residents and organisations
Wellbeing bags for people who have been experiencing mental health difficulties due to the pandemic and subsequent restrictions
To provide food for the homeless community and provide a volunteering opportunity for local residents who want to help.
Junior Youth Empowerment Programme providing a space for young people to meet, learn and grow.
Providing residents with the tools to protect their health and wellbeing during COVID-19 pandemic.
Outreach project to signpost residents in need of food provisions over winter period.
Support the group to secure a community space and help them to understand the Community Asset Transfer process.
To engage with, and provide food parcels, to new residents who live in Wythenshawe, particularly people from BAME groups.
To promote local older residents who are still active and doing positive things.
To bring local older residents together and recruiting for involvement in local activities
Facebook page to share information about local services and community and voluntary sector groups
Church's volunteers provide hot, nutritious meals delivered directly to local community who are struggling due to the pandemic.
Promoting & delivering Spring Bulb kits to local residents to give them something to tend to & watch grow through winter months
Application for funding to run Bee Well Crafternoons -wellbeing craft sessions for those experiencing mental health difficulties
Providing clay kits to local residents so that they might make a project in their own home.
A volunteering opportunity for local residents who sew to create masks which we could distribute to people who were in need.
Festive Feast bags to help local residents feel connected and cared for. In place of usual annual Festive Feast events.
To provide a Community Noticeboard for outside The Place at Platt Lane to help provide a space to share information to visitors
Providing a craft and wellbeing resourced box for Children and families in Gorton.
To provide a package of wellbeing resources for vulnerable families at Christmas 2020
Baking project where residents will be provided baking kits with all necessary ingredients to bake and create two recipes
Group designed to contribute to making face masks for the most venerable & teach local residents how to make their own mask too
A weekly newsletter promoting local activities and opportunities for residents and organisations.
Residents came together to knit and donate a hat which was included in a Christmas hamper as part of Hulme Winter Festival
To engage with residents and offer them the opportunity to do a pottery project at home during the pandemic restrictions.
Postcards from older residents to share words of wisdom with primary school children to support wellbeing during Covid-19
Providing a positive & supportive learning environment for South Asian women aged 50–80 at Eating & Lifestyle’ sessions
Residents, Tenants Associations & the Over 50’s Group provided a festive event to bring together the generations in West Gorton
Support for local partners from the VCS sector to work collaboratively and put together an application for the OPENS fund.
Children’s reading book donation to families in Hulme as part of the wider Hulme Winter Festival.
Gentle exercise to help with strength and balance to improve mobility and to help prevent trips and falls.
Play reading for beginners in Miles Platting at St. George’s Community Centre. Open for everyone (adults).
A series of workshops for older people attending the centre, culminating in a winter warmer event.
Project to help older residents stay warm and well in winter
Intergenerational and social connections between older people and younger people
Application for funding so project could continue their good work.
Gardening project for a residential housing project for couples and single homeless people/rough sleepers
Arranging shopping and medication to be delivered to isolated and vulnerable residents.
Helping a local group apply for funding to keep themselves sustainable.
Project to create gardens, improve green space, plant and grow seeds.
A cookery course for a local group, teaching basic cooking and nutrition.
Community Blox are a group of Burnage residents, who are focused on building confidence in the community of Burnage.
Support for funding to continue providing food parcels and hot meals to local residents during lockdown.
Annual festival celebrating the many cultures present in Cheetham Hill & showcasing the many organisations present in the area
Group created to help improve mental wellbeing, lower stress levels, boost mood and provide an opportunity to socialise
Funding provided for community kitchen for the benefit of residents in which to learn new skills & develop community connections
A place to potter about and growing plants as well as helping with physical, mental and social wellbeing
A weekly Exercise Group encouraging people to be more active
The sessions brought together older Burnage residents many of whom were isolated & experiencing diminishing health.
A social group that met for coffee, exercise and also health talks.
A choir of women seeking asylum, who meet weekly & sing together at various events to raise the profile of Asylum Seekers
Reading a book was a good way to ease the boredom of lockdown so the group was established.
Residents helping the community during lock down and giving back by Knitting heart and Baby blankets.
Funding application made to help group get a new printer to continue supporting the local community.
This project was developed to support older residents who may feel excluded/isolated within their neighbourhood.
A social group for individuals diagnosed with dementia.
A diabetes information event held at the Welcome centre in Cheetham Hill.
Burnage Exploration Group is a group of women living in the neighbourhood, wishing to explore the local area.
Christmas party with gifts to help support people who are isolated or with low income.
Help to keep the gym supporting local residents maintain physical wellbeing during lockdown
Funding to provide electricity in an allotment so it could be used as a community space for local social events.
Work for smile is a Longsight based organisation that provided food parcels & hot meals for local people during Covid-19
Walsden Street Community Garden is a green space which brings the community together.
Activity sessions designed to develop balance, co-ordination and general fitness.
The group's focus was to ensure people could access culturally appropriate food parcels during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The project produced videos in a range of different languages to remind people your NHS is here for you during the pandemic.
Arts and craft packs to improve wellbeing for families, looked after children and care leavers.
Friendly writing for beginners in Miles Platting for everyone (adults) with no experience necessary.
This project aimed to encourage people to get out of the house and take part in light exercise.
Support to reach women with English as a second language, to raise awareness of cancer screening and wellbeing opportunities.
Support accessing funding so food storage area could be used for parcels to be delivered to local people during lockdown.
Age Friendly network meetings take place across the city bringing together key stake holders and frontline workers.
This project was set up to respond to any urgent support needs of the local community/people in Fallowfield during COVID-19.
Supporting the ongoing success of the club following threat of closure.
This is a mixed gender & multi ethnic project, targeted at those who face barriers to engaging in traditional football sessions.
Seeds and soil given to local residents to grow ingredients to use in their home.
Identifying the risk factors associated with tripping and falling. Helping to maintain independence after a fall.
Support for older residents from the local BAME community who were worried about going out in their community after lockdown.
The Grand Day Out group is a 50+ Arts & Crafts group for woman. The group also arrange and go out on day trips.
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