Mission Christmas is back to make this Christmas Day different for local children living in poverty. 1 in 3 children in Greater Manchester live in households that are unable to heat their homes, pay their rent or provide hot meals. It’s a heart-breaking thought, but there are thousands of children living right here in our community who are in danger of waking up to no … Continue reading Mission Christmas
Aidan Lindridge, 21 who has cerebral palsy, has taken on the Swim400 challenge to raise money for charity Stick ‘n’ Step. The challenge involves swimming for 400 minutes. Aidan is a regular swimmer at OHLC and loves setting himself a challenge, especially if it means raising awareness or much needed funds for a charity close to his heart. Those who know Aidan will know that … Continue reading Aidan Lindridge raises money for Stick ‘n’ Step with sponsored swim.
Samantha lives in Littleborough, a single mum of two fantastic children, recently her life has been turned upside down by a rare genetic condition called Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS). She is fundraising to raise in the region of £150,000 for surgery that is not available on the NHS or in the UK. She will need to travel to Barcelona or the US where the surgeons … Continue reading Member Scott Teirney to swim 100 miles in 12 weeks to raise funds for Save Samantha
Can you swim the English Channel in 12 weeks? Rise to the challenge while raising money for Aspire, the national charity for spinal chord injury. 11 September – 4 December – Sign up today: aspirechannelswim.co.uk If you’re up for the challenge and fancy raising money for charity too, you can sign up online and swim the distance at any of our four 25-metre swimming pools. Aspire … Continue reading Aspire Channel Swim
Help us raise money for our local hospice and win fantastic prizes! Tickets are only £1 each and available from reception at Oulder Hill Leisure Complex or online at justgiving.com/ohlcraffle. Please remember when donating online, we will calculate the number of tickets you have purchased by dividing your donation by £1. Once your donation has gone through, tick the box alongside “I’m happy to be contacted by”. Justgiving … Continue reading Springhill Hospice Raffle
Every year we support Mission Christmas with the donate a gift scheme. Last year we had a fantastic turn out and we were overwhelmed by the generosity of our staff and customers alike. We’re always trying to improve on past achievements, and in this spirit we’d like to try and beat last years collection. In 2015 Mission Christmas raised over £2 million in gifts and … Continue reading Mission Christmas
In 2010 a small island in the Caribbean suffered an earthquake of 7.0 magnitude killing 200,00 people and leaving thousands homeless. Haiti is still feeling the effects of the natural disaster which happened almost 6 years ago and is unable to generate significant humanitarian aid to cope with the essentials of everyday life. This means approximately 85,500 people are living in homes made from whatever … Continue reading Alex’s House Building Project, Haiti