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.
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. Hundreds traveled to Cathedral Gardens to attend Journeys Fest. MCOS had the pleasure to be apart of the festival. MCOS was one of many charities that were invited to attend and…
An Enthusiastic Hello from Natasha: A New Placement Student from Kansas City
Hello! My name is Natasha and I am a student from MidAmerica Nazarene University in Kansas City, USA. I am a semester abroad student at Nazarene Theological College in Didsbury. Ever since I was a child, I wanted to study abroad or do a semester of service. Fortunately, I get to do…
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…
Libraries of Sanctuary
As part of Refugee Week, we had three wonderful volunteers take part in a storytelling session at Longsight Library. This…
Everyday Borders, Everyday Solidarity
Liz, our partnerships and volunteering coordinator, led a team of people to contribute to the Everyday Borders, Everyday Solidarity seminar at the University of Manchester. A massive thanks to Jonathan Gilmore and Kelly Staples for organizing this. This event gave refugees and asylum seekers the chance to speak to those…
Refugee World Cup 2019
A big thanks to everyone who played or came down to support our team at the Refugee World Cup a…
Vote for Us – Spirit of Manchester Awards 2019
We are so very excited to tell you that we’ve been nominated for the Community Cohesion Award in the Spirit…
My Placement with MCOS
As our supporters know, Manchester City of Sanctuary is a charity that helps asylum seekers and refugees across the Greater…
Bridget’s Walks – Macclesfield Forest
This month we held another Bridget’s Walks, on this occasion, we visited Macclesfield Forest. Our sanctuary seekers got stuck in…
Great Manchester Run
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