Manna House

"Manna House works for the benefit of the public in South Lakeland, providing advice, advocacy and a drop-in support centre for those who are homeless, vulnerably housed, lonely or needing help."

Remember we were looking for an energetic, compassionate individual with a rich life history and great communication skills to be a positive male role model and provide holistic and practical support to our clients?  Well, meet Michael Donald, Manna House Drop In & Client Support Worker… “I’m a mature man with a positive disposition, very much looking forward to the challenges ahead working with Manna House. The  experience I have […]

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Come along to Abbot Hall Park for a day of fun, festivities and frolics in the definitely sunny park! It’s great day out for all the family, and an important fundraiser for Manna House. Entry is free but you’ll want to buy lots of treats at our stalls and participate in activities and games! 10.30am-3.00pm

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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.

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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 […]

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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!  

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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 […]

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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. […]

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  • Manna history

    Manna House began in 2003 at The Shakespeare Centre in Kendal. Due to an increased demand for our services, we moved to larger premises here at Castle Lodge in April 2011.
  • Contact us

    Manna House
    Castle Lodge
    Aynam Road
    Kendal
    Cumbria
    LA9 7DE
    01539 725534.
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