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Manchester law firm celebrates local charities with ‘12 Days of Christmas’ campaign

4 December 2019

Browne Jacobson has begun festive celebrations at its Manchester office with the launch of its ‘12 Days of Christmas’ campaign, to showcase and support the vital work of twelve local charities.

Festivities began with a visit from the Browne Jacobson team to a rehearsal of Special Virtuosi, a music group for children and adults with additional needs based at the Royal Northern College of Music. The team also handed over a £250 donation. The orchestra’s next concert is at Didsbury Baptist Church on 5th December at 7.30pm (tickets can be purchased on the door).

The following day, the firm presented another donation to Growing Together, a Levenshulme-based therapeutic horticultural group for refugees and people seeking asylum.

With another ten events planned, including a festive brass band concert, 5k run and food hamper preparation, the campaign will benefit charities such as Mustard Tree, a charity tackling poverty and homelessness, and The Clare Daly Foundation, which raises awareness and supports prevention of skin cancer. Last year, the campaign raised £6,000 for charitable initiatives and projects across Greater Manchester.

The upcoming schedule of events includes:

5.12.2019

Wood St Mission

www.woodstreetmission.org.uk

Donation of toys and games and a cheque presentation to the charity

9.12.2019

Mustard Tree

mustardtree.org.uk/

Volunteering sessions at the Mustard Tree centre and a cheque presentation

10.12.2019

The Andrew Cooke Music Trust

www.facebook.com/TheAndrewCookeMusicTrust/

A brass band concert in the office, followed by a cheque presentation

12.12.2019

Highway Hope

www.highwayhope.co.uk/

A cheque presentation to support the food banks, shops and free cafeteria run by the organisation

12.12.2019

Bolton Lads & Girls Club

boltonladsandgirlsclub.co.uk/

Preparation of food hampers and a cheque presentation to help improve the lives of disadvantaged young people

14.12.2019

The Clare Daly Foundation

claredalyfoundation.com/

Staff will fundraise and take part in a 5K run in Longford Park, Chorlton

16.12.2019

Reuben’s Retreat

www.reubensretreat.org/

Volunteering sessions and a cheque presentation to support the charity help bereaved families and children with life-limiting conditions

17.12.2019

Ollie’s Army

olliesarmy.co.uk/

Staff will volunteer their time and present a cheque to the support awareness raising of Battens Disease

17.12.2019

Dogs4 Rescue

dogs4rescue.co.uk/

A cheque presentation to support independent dog rescue efforts in Manchester

17.12.2019

CRUSE Bereavement

www.cruse.org.uk/get-help/local-services/north-west/manchester

Cheque presentation to support the charity’s work with bereaved people


Amanda Callaghan, partner and head of Manchester, said:

“Making a valuable, positive difference to our regional communities is one of our key purposes here at Browne Jacobson, and following the success of last year’s campaign, the Manchester office is delighted to be expanding our support to some new, important local initiatives and projects for 2019 including the excellent Special Virtuosi.

“To support the 12 Days of Christmas campaign, donations can be made through each of the charities direct websites. Your generous donation will aid the vital work of these fantastic organisations that work tirelessly to support people across the region.”

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