This one is especially close to our hearts as it is round the corner from our HQ! The Booth Centre is a community centre run for people affected by homelessness in Manchester. The Booth Centre provides a warm welcome, an opportunity to belong, to gain a purpose and rebuild lives.
ISAWITFIRST’s donation helped the centre to continue running, providing phone support and developing a new activity programme.
“Thank you so much for the £2500! 2020 has been a difficult year for us – we have been losing income through cancelled fundraising events whilst the costs of running our service have increased. With the generous support of organisations like ISAWITFIRST we were able to continue our work through the first lockdown; by running an advice drop in from the garden, providing support via phone and by developing an activity programme which involved us sending out packs and delivering online sessions. During this period 115 people were accommodated, and over 350 people were supported with practical matters and their wellbeing”