A community network of young professionals and older neighbours hanging out and helping one another in our rapidly changing city.

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Staying connected in a disconnecting time

As social distancing continues in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, we have adapted our programmes to help older and younger neighbours stay connected in a disconnecting time. 

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Help keep our older neighbours connected from afar

Our teams are working tirelessly to keep neighbours active, connected and supported during this crisis. We're hosting virtual social clubs, setting up phone friendships, posting daily activities to older neighbours and more. 

But we need your help to do continue.

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Give the gift of friendship

Sharing time is precious – especially in our busy, fast-paced city. But 40% of older people say the TV is their main form of company, and young people are increasingly feeling disconnected too. By donating to Manchester Cares, you could help make our activities possible so that older and younger neighbours can share time and new experiences

Fancy a challenge?

If you want to go the extra mile for Manchester Cares, check out our upcoming challenge events.

From 5k fun runs to marathons, and swims to cycles, there's something for you to brave this year.

Tony's Coffee Time Picks #23

by Heather Madden

Older neighbour Tony shares some picks from his great music collection. This week is a collection of songs by the Jamaican musician and songwriter Bim Sherman.

Tony's Top Tunes #22

by Heather Madden

Older neighbour Tony shares some picks from his great music collection. 

 

Tony's Top Tunes #21

by Heather Madden

Older neighbour Tony shares some picks from his great music collection. This selection features five different genre songs from five decades starting with the 70’s Funk, 80’s Reggae, 90’s Indie, 00’s Pop and 2010’s Folk.

 

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