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Fundraise with Barnabus

  • Dragon Boat Race, Salford Quays, TBC 2025

    Join our Barnabus team at Salford Quays for another fantastic sponsored Dragon Boat race across the dock. Have fun and at the same time help people on their journey from the streets and into a home for good. Read more

  • Great Manchester Run, Sunday 26th May, 2024

    We love this supporting our sponsored runners at this event. Set your self the personal goal of taking part in one of Europe's biggest 10km races and raising funds to change the lives of people without a home and we will do all we can to support you. Read more

  • Trafford Centre Barton Tower Abseil, 28th June

    Take on this unique fundraising challenge that is sure to get the adrenaline pumping as you abseil 170ft or over 50 metres. Take on this awesome challenge on your own or with your team and colleagues Read more

Check out our guest stories

  • A Hidden Talent brings joy to our centre

    Every Wednesday afternoon we host a music therapy session with Nordoff Robbins at the Beacon and one rainy day, Clive attended. Whilst speaking with him about music we found out that he used to play the clarinet, so the music therapist arranged to get a clarinet ready for the next music session. Together we waited eagerly hoping that he would be able to show up and play. Read more

  • Two Years of Hard Work Pays Off

    Ever since his Residents Permit was stolen from him our friends future was very uncertain and he struggled to feel settled when his future in this country seemed uncertain Read more


    Sadly, the Renters Reform Bill is still not in place we are continuing to see people’s lives disrupted by section 21 evictions. A section 21 or more commonly “no-faults” eviction gives someone as little as 2 months to vacate their home. Read more

journey off the streets

  • New mother flourishing after a dark and difficult year

    Claire* came to Barnabus with her partner. She had recently found out she was pregnant and needed somewhere safe, warm and dry to sleep. They were rough sleeping after having fled violence and modern-day slavery.  One of our caseworkers immediately flagged Claire as a high priority and managed to secure the pair a hostel room Tragically, the respite from her months of hardship was short-lived… Read more

  • How one friend turned their life around, as told by them

    Peter* was recently discharged from our resettlement programme, our team believed he was ready for independent living. It’s always a bittersweet moment, but Peter has made so much progress that, despite some ups and downs along the way, it was an easy decision to make. Peter came back to Barnabus to say hello and thank you. He also kindly wrote his story – for us to share. Read more

  • Dear Addiction: A Powerful Open Letter From One Of Our Friends

    We were recently given this powerful letter by a friend who we’ve supported over the past year. Many of the people who reach out to us are battling with addiction, this letter tells of one man’s fight, it also gives an incredible insight into the struggles that so many men and women face. Read more