The trustees are pleased to announce the appointment of Andrea Aldridge to the Chief Officer post effective 1st April. Since May Andrea has acted as Chief Officer and I think we would all agree has done a great job. We look forward to seeing Manna House grow and move forward under her leadership. – Colin Greaves, Manna House Chairman.
Manna House is back in Castle Lodge after the floods; the ground floor is refurbished and better than ever! We are very grateful to our partners at both the Salvation Army and the United Reformed Church, without whose generosity Manna House would never have been able to deliver it’s services for the past 10 months. A huge thanks and all our gratitude to them! We hope to see you at […]
Every Monday morning 10.30-12.30 @ Castle Lodge, starting September 12th 2016, drop in to ’Sew What?’ and create something new or bring in a project you’ve been meaning to finish! All materials are provided for a bit of crafting, sharing, stitching, and tea drinking!
The Manna House Summer Garden Party, July 2nd 2016, Abbot Hall Park, Kendal (10.30am-3.00pm) Great fun for all in the park! This family friendly fundraiser includes live music from Fiona from Lakeland Music. There’ll be super stalls, fabulous food and great games following the formal opening by the Mayor at 11am. We also have a petting zoo, plant stall and face painting. Please do join us if you can. FREE […]
Thank you to the multitude of talented Kendal, New Zealand and American folk artists who made this fundraising concert on the 19th June such a roaring success. The Unitarian church in Kendal was the perfect venue to showcase the local talent who supported the wonderful Buddy Mondlock and Mike Lindauer. Watch for details of our next fundraising folk concert on Saturday the 13th of August at the United Reformed Church. […]
This year’s Dog Show was absolutely amazing! The weather held and we were grateful for the excellent support of all our volunteers and the public. In the end we raised nearly £500.
Meet Lesley Campbell, our Housing Advisor Maternity Cover, who will be with us from May 2016 through March 2017. Originally from Middlesborough, Lesley has been in Kendal for the past three years. She comes to Manna House with a first degree in Psychology and Counselling and a Master’s degree in the field of Criminology. Lesley has already made her mark on our service with her thorough and kind approach […]