Barnabus Manchester

Homelessness is a major social issue that affects almost every urban city or town. Barnabus is a Manchester Christian Homeless Charity at the frontline of the homelessness crisis. The charity has provided a lifeline to rough sleepers and people affected by homelessness for over 25 years. Barnabus gives people dealing Continue Reading

100-Year-Old Veteran Captain Tom Raises Over £32 Million for NHS

World War Two veteran Thomas Moore, now known across the country as Captain Tom, has raised almost £33 million to help the NHS fight coronavirus. Drawing nationwide support and eventually raising millions, Captain Tom set himself the challenge in the lead up to his hundredth birthday. The veteran planned to Continue Reading

Ravenstone UK Charity Investigation Critical to Tax Fraud of the Century Case

The Tax Fraud of the Century Greater Manchester-based fraud investigation company Ravenstone UK has been lauded by HMRC as being critical to the investigation into what was dubbed ‘the tax fraud of the century.’ Manchester financial services firm One Formula Projects LLP were caught by HM Revenue and Customs at Continue Reading

Jonathan Ruffer – The UK’s Most Charitable Philanthropist 2019

Born in 1951, Jonathan Ruffer is a City investor, art collector and also the UK’s most charitable philanthropist according to the Sunday Times giving List 2019. Born and raised in Yorkshire, Ruffer was educated at the prestigious Marlborough College in Wiltshire. In 1972, Ruffer graduated from Sidney Sussex College, a Continue Reading

Different ways celebrities are helping during this coronavirus pandemic

From supporting small charities to donating to food banks, celebrities have found various ways to donate to those who are vulnerable and in need. While there is the standard provision of lump sums to charities, other celebrities have added a more personal touch by directly handing out money to some of their fans. Here we’ll show some of the most famous people, from Continue Reading

Sunday Times Giving List 2019

The top 25 most giving and charitable millionaires in the United Kingdom. Rank – Name – 2019 wealth (million) – Donations (million) – Giving index (%) – Beneficiaries 1 – Jonathan Ruffer – 151 – 317.5 – 210.23 – Community, arts, social, heritage 2 – Kenneth Townsley – 120 – Continue Reading

Manchester Charities Supporting Older People through Coronavirus Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic, and resulting lockdown, has brought the country to a standstill and the economy on its knees. After the NHS, the private charity sector has been hardest hit. With millions of older people ordered to a strict 3-month isolation period, they have little hope of support but these Continue Reading

Sports Stars Band Together to Support Charities during Coronavirus Pandemic

Harry Maguire asks Manchester United Squad to Make Donations Manchester United captain Harry Maguire has asked the football club’s entire squad to donate 30 per cent of their wages to charity. News reports have appeared this week, according to which the England international and Manchester United captain made the request Continue Reading

NHS Volunteer Army: NHS Volunteer Responders

On the 24th of March, following Boris Johnson’s orders for the United Kingdom to go into virtual lockdown, the NHS issued a call for volunteer army. In the press release, the National Health Service described itself as “rallying the troop” for the war on coronavirus. With the coronavirus pandemic growing Continue Reading