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Nobody should have to sleep rough on the streets of Greater Manchester.

We’re making sure they don’t.


With your help, there will be a bed every night for every single person who sleeps rough in Greater Manchester. And it will be more than just a bed – as well as a roof over their heads, they will have a hot meal, a hot shower, and someone who can give them help and support to move off the streets and into a home where they have dignity, hope and a future.

This is not a sticking plaster – your money helps people get into temporary accommodation with beds available every single night of the week. This means people who have been sleeping rough can get off the streets and also get the help they need to stay off them for good.

Your donation, no matter how big or small, will make a real difference.


will pay for a hot evening meal in a shelter for someone who would otherwise have slept on the streets


will pay for bedding and toiletries for a homeless person


pays for someone to have a hot evening meal, a safe bed for the night and someone to talk to so they can get off and stay off the streets

Anthony’s story

Anthony was living in a tent and thought he was going to die some nights. He would wake up and be unable to walk because of the cold. He’s now received help through the Social Impact Bond (SIB), has a place of his own and is positive about his future again.

Watch the video below to hear Anthony’s story in his own words.

Progress so far

Hundreds of people have found secure accommodation and even more have been helped through the SIB. Now more people who sleep rough will be able to access support through the introduction of the Housing First, a major scheme which will radically transform the lives of hundreds of people on the streets.

A Bed Every Night will ensure that those people who are sleeping rough and most in need will be able to access these new services, by getting help at their time of greatest need. It’s more than an overnight stay, but a pathway off the streets for good.

By giving to A Bed Every Night, you’ll be offering hope to people like Michal.

Michal’s story

Michal was living on the streets before he got help from the SIB, which helps the most entrenched rough sleepers access accommodation and ongoing support.

Watch the video below to find out from Michal the difference it’s made:

More about us

Your donation to A Bed Every Night will go to the new Greater Manchester Mayor’s Charity. This was set up by Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham. The charity is supporting his aim to end the need for rough sleeping in Greater Manchester by 2020.

The Greater Manchester Mayor’s Charity fundraises to support A Bed Every Night, so no-one needs to sleep rough on the streets of Greater Manchester.

If you see someone sleeping rough, there is information on the Street Support website and mobile app about who you can contact.

The site also has information about other important ways you can help, from volunteering to donating items.

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