Supporting People in Need (SPIN)
Welcome the SPIN’s item donation shop! Here you can browse and purchase the items that Supporting People in Need need this month. Give Today then make sure your donation is delivered directly to their door.
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SPIN is a charitable organisation based in Manchester, tackling the ongoing issue of homelessness and poverty. Their purpose is to feed, shelter, clothe, and generally support the homeless and people in need. SPIN’s main activity is supporting and educating our residents at the Well in order to get them back into working society. They also serve a delicious Sunday roast, where restaurant-quality food, cooked by experienced chefs, is prepared for rough-sleepers and those living in dire poverty.
Food, clothes and toiletries are given out during the Sunday roast, and throughout the week. SPIN also manages the ongoing activities and projects at the Well, a church currently housing 12 homeless.
The items listed here are those currently needed by Supporting People in Need. When you purchase a donation through this store, your exact purchased item is sent directly to SPIN. They can then distribute or use the donated items as required, making a real, tangible difference to someone’s life. It also means that SPIN don’t have to spend money donations on items, and can instead use it for those things only money can buy.
There is no minimum order size, and all items include free delivery.
SPIN don’t pay for their donation shop, and Give Today use just £0.50 of the item prices below to cover transaction costs and price fluctuations from suppliers. Give Today don’t profit from the sale of any items on the website.
SPIN at work:
SPIN started in 2014 when two brothers took it upon themselves to collect food that would otherwise be thrown away by supermarkets and restaurants and distribute it to the homeless in Manchester.
Walking all around Manchester to deliver hot food gradually brought the idea of a static street kitchen. Through the network they developed they eventually made it into a reality. However, it didn’t stop there, as they were soon offered a project by the pastor of a local dilapidated church in Ardwick, to regenerate said church into a sanctuary for the homeless. A year later, SPIN brought the street kitchen indoors, in order to put a roof over our homeless friends while they eat in the cafeteria with proper cutlery and a warm environment. As the kitchen attracted more rough sleepers, SPIN started to focus on providing accommodation to said people. And now, the focus shifted to improving the Well in order to welcome more people in need.