Manchester City of Sanctuary: Building a Network of Welcome
People who seek sanctuary, fleeing war & persecution, are looking for mercy, safety & a place to contribute. Manchester can be that place – a city of sanctuary.
Message from the Trustees
Migrant Destitution Fund
The Coronavirus pandemic is making life uncertain and unstable. In light of current government guidance, and as a way of protecting the most vulnerable, Manchester City of Sanctuary has taken the decision to postpone all face-to-face meetings and events until…
January was off with a bang!
Despite the rainy weather and the travel disruptions due to the parade in the city, our January Big Conversation was a great success!
Jane’s Leaving Manchester City of Sanctuary
This Saturday, City of Sanctuary was invited to join Journeys Festival– a celebration for the brilliant artists we often overlook.
An Enthusiastic Hello from Natasha: A New Placement Student from Kansas City
For me it’s like magic – I never thought I could learn to ride a bicycle at my age’
Mohammed learnt to ride at the Bike Hive in 2019. This is his cycling story:
Manchester Metropolitan University Partnership
A number of students from Manchester Metropolitan University took part in a day-long workshop aimed at giving them an insight and strategies needed to support and work with refugees and asylum seekers. Three of those students have undertaken placements with…
Libraries of Sanctuary
As part of Refugee Week, we had three wonderful volunteers take part in a storytelling session at Longsight Library. This allowed our volunteers to practice their English and public speaking skills and we’re incredibly proud of their hard work. Libraries…
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Have you seen our handbook for Sanctuary Seekers in Manchester, written for Sanctuary Seekers BY sanctuary seekers. Download it here.
Could you help us with a one off or monthly donation? A small amount goes a long way. Just £8 provides two social events and a food parcel for one Sanctuary Seeker a month. Donate here.