Manchester Cares tackles loneliness and isolation across the city by bringing older and younger neighbours together

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Taking on a challenge for Manchester Cares is the perfect way to push yourself, have fun and make a huge difference.

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Love Your Neighbour brings people together for fun and friendship. Read about some of the friendships that have been created.

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Three younger neighbours tell us what they love about Manchester Cares

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Our younger neighbours bring so much to our community network, so in this month's blog we shine a spotlight on some star volunteers from across our programmes. We chatted to Matt (32), Jaimie (28) and Jenny (36) about what getting involved in Social Clubs, Love Your Neighbour and Fundraising means to them, and why they’d recommend volunteering with Manchester Cares to their friends.

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“Just get out and try things…see how it feels.”

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This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. To mark this we spoke to older neighbour Lynne (69) and younger neighbour Jess (33) about the positive impact that being part of a community like Manchester Cares has on their mental wellbeing.