Mustard Tree exists to create choice and opportunity for people who are homeless and marginalised.
The Freedom Project is aimed at those who have additional barriers to moving on in life, such as homelessness, mental health issues, addiction recovery or a criminal record. It runs for 20 weeks and allows participants to gain work skills and experience within the six main areas of our operation: warehousing & deliveries, catering, customer services, facilities management, waste recycling and office admin.
Your skills, time, passion and resources can go a long way and make a genuine difference to someone who has run out of their own. We work with many who are just like you but because of relational break down, grief, addiction, loss of jobs and abuse find themselves struggling to survive. Donate, volunteer, fundraise, campaign for Mustard Tree to help create choice and opportunity for people who are homeless and marginalised.
The Empty Shop 2015 Results & Thanks!
Well, The Empty Shop has finished for another year. For ten days the pop-up charity shop concept returned to Manchester Arndale to collect pre-loved clothes, which were then styled and sorted by volunteers. At the end of every day the clothes were taken away to be weighed and the whole thing would begin again in […]Read more
The Empty Shop Returns in January!
The Empty Shop, a unique charitable concept, which puts a novel spin on the the traditional clothing drive, will return to Manchester in 2015. For those who don’t know what the Empty Shop is, it works on the principle that the public “bring clothes to the shop instead of taking them from the shop”, according […]Read more
On 22nd December, 2014 Mustard Tree was the subject of a peaceful protest demonstration arranged by the campaign group ‘Boycott Workfare ’. Firstly, we acknowledge the politeness and respect shown to us throughout the brief protest outside our Ancoats base by the campaign group; our intention is always to listen, talk and then make a considered […]Read more