The Destitute Project

We run a destitute project in order to provide refugees and asylum seekers and other vulnerable migrant groups within Greater Manchester with essential basic necessities. Due to the lockdown to slow down the spread of COVID-19, we are unable to accept pre used clothing and furniture items. We would gladly accept tinned food, dried food (all in date) and new goods such as bedding, towels and toiletries etc. We do not accept clothes.

Donations can be delivered to our office in Moss Side between 12pm-4pm on the following Thursdays:

  • Thursday 23rd April
  • Thursday 30th April
  • Thursday 14th May
  • Thursday 21st May

June dates will be published at the end of May.

Our office is located at 129 Princess Road, M14 4RB. 

Please email Heather at to discuss other items you might wish to donate. The destitute project is in greater demand now more than ever due to the number of refugees, asylum seekers and other vulnerable migrant groups socially distancing and self-isolating, some of whom are not able to get to shops in order to get essential items

Do you need help from this service?

If you need help, come to our office between 12pm and 3pm on Fridays. If you are not able to come to the office to collect a food parcel, contact Belay on 07983 415 291 to arrange a delivery.

If you would like to refer someone to our destitute project in order to receive a food/toiletry parcel, please click the button below.

How can you help?


At MRSN we are passionate about coming together in order to support refugees and asylum seeking communities across Greater Manchester. Please click below in order to give to this appeal. Any gift, large or small can help ensure that our Asylum seeker and refugees affected by COVID-19 can find the support they need during this public health crisis. Please give today to help MRSN play their part in providing support and hope to those in need.


In order to deliver the food and other essential items to individuals’ doors, we need people with a full UK driving licence who have access to a motor vehicle or bicycle to carry out this role for us

We also need bag packers and people to organise our storage space. All travel and food expenditure costs will be reimbursed.

If you would like more information on this, please contact Belay on or leave a voicemail on our answerphone at 0161 868 0777 and we will get back to you.