Mahama Cho, a Taekwondo Silver medalist who has been shortlisted by Big Lottery for sports person of the year visited MRSN.

On Wednesday 13th September 2018 Mahama Cho, a Taekwondo Silver medalist who has been shortlisted by Big Lottery for sports person of the year visited MRSN. Mahama has promised to donate £5000 to MRSN if he wins. This money will go to support refugee service users in Manchester. Please vote for Mahama. https://www.lotterygoodcauses.org.uk/project/mahama-cho ...
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MRSN Granted £300,000 by Big Lottery Fund

Manchester Refugee Support Network is delighted to announce that the Big Lottery Fund has awarded a grant of £299,090 to our charity, to fund the Shared Routes program. Shared Routes is about establishing a ‘Peer Navigator’ programme from within refugee and asylum seeker communities, promoting the skills and attributes of its beneficiaries in Manchester, Tameside and Salford. It will work with refugee and asylum seeking beneficiaries to increase and promote cohesion and engagement with mainstream communities. It will also seek to counter the misinformation around refugee and asylum seeker communities, which contribute to poor community relations and lead to increased community tension. The project will also promote the skills and attributes of its beneficiaries to strengthen community relations by giving back time, harnessing skills and encouraging volunteering to promote well-being through social action activities. MRSN cannot wait to start the project, which will involve the participation of many different local community groups and partner organisations. We want to offer our sincerest gratitude to Big...
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MRSN shortlisted for Spirit of Manchester Award!

MRSN shortlisted for Spirit of Manchester Award!

Amazing news! MRSN has been shortlisted for the Spirit of Manchester Awards in the category of Health and Wellbeing. The Spirit of Manchester Awards are organised and shortlisted by the one and only Manchester Community Central and are awarded to charitable, community and enterprising groups as a way of recognising the contribution they make to the community. MRSN is honoured by this recognition. The winner is decided by an online vote on the Manchester Community Central website. Voting takes place between the 1st and 31st of July.   Keep your eyes peeled for updates! https://www.manchestercommunitycentral.org/spirit-of-manchester/spirit-manchester-awards...
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