Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Help Others to Wrap Up in Winter Months

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Help Others to Wrap Up in Winter Months

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AS you head to work this week you might want to take an extra coat.

The Wrap Up Manchester campaign is aimed at helping those in need this winter.

If you have a spare coat then a charity is considering donating it so it can go to homeless shelters, refugee centres, elderly organisations, women's refuges and children's centres.

The Human Appeal, which delivers aid to the impoverished nations, has partnered with Hands on London to bring this year's winter campaign to Greater Manchester.

Once all the spare coats have been collected, they will be taken to warehouses, sorted and graded before being sent to organisations across our region that help a range of people in desperate need.

Organisers are also calling for volunteers to help sort the donations.

"We need the coats in the back of your wardrobe that you no longer wear," a message on the appeal website reads. …

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