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Greater Manchester communities come together to call for an end to destitution

United for Change led a rally, march and candle-lit vigil in Manchester city centre on Thursday 12th November. The action called for an end to the forced destitution of people seeking asylum. Despite driving rain, supporters came from every corner of Greater Manchester to donate food and clothes and sign a petition calling on the […]

Dignity not Destitution Rally, March and Candle-lit Vigil, Thur 12 Nov, 5.45pm, Manchester Cathedral

Dignity not Destitution – End homelessness for people fleeing persecution Thur 12 Nov 2015, 5.45pm, outside Manchester Cathedral for a rally and march, followed by a candle-lit vigil Come and show solidarity with refugees around the world and people fleeing persecution who will be homeless and hungry in Greater Manchester this winter. Speakers for the […]

Call for donations of food and toiletries

At the Dignity not Destitution rally, march, and candle-lit vigil on Thursday 12 November we’ll be collecting donations of food, warm clothes and toiletries for¬†two local¬†projects that help people fleeing persecution who are at risk of homelessness (the Boaz Trust and Salford Food Parcels). Items that are especially needed include: Tinned and dry goods Spices […]