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Greater Manchester stories

In the words of Robert Kennedy, "Each time a person stands up for an ideal or acts to improve the lot of others, he or she sends out a tiny ripple of hope." We believe that each ripple can inspire others to act, which in turn inspires others. Here are just a few of our ripples of hope.

City Year Mentors

🌟 Mentor Spotlight – 2023/24 cohort Want to know more about the City Year experience? Read Sobia’s story below to gain...

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City Year Mentors

Hope volunteered with City Year in Greater Manchester, 2021-22. She shares her personal development journey from her university placement year...

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City Year Mentors

Team Starfish in Greater Manchester served at Bolton St Catherine’s Academy, 2022-23.  “When I first met MW he was unengaged....

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City Year Mentors

Back to Impact report 2021-2022 Emma, a City Year Mentor in Greater Manchester, charts the extraordinary progress made by one...

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