Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Pupils Helping Homeless of City during Ramadan

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Pupils Helping Homeless of City during Ramadan

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SCHOOLCHILDREN from south Manchester have been embracing the values of Ramadan by helping Manchester's homeless.

The youngsters have been collecting food donations to give to city centre-based charity Coffee4Craig.

Kingsway Community Trust, which runs Ladybarn Primary School in Withington, Green End Primary School in Burnage and Cringle Brook Primary School in Levenshulme, sent pupils home with a 'wish list' of things the charity needed before the May holidays.

When the children came back, the schools were inundated with bags and bags of essential donations - with many children wanting to help as best they could by getting everything on the list.

Risha Lancaster, who founded Coffee4Craig, following the death of her brother Craig on the streets, said the donations were a huge help. …

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