Two weeks on from the act of terror which claimed 22 innocent lives and impacted thousands more, Manchester is a city united by love and hope.
It was hard not to feel a sense of disconnect and helplessness as we watched the incident unfold in Australia. How can we empathise with and make a difference to the lives of those who’re suffering on the other side of the world?
But as we move on with our lives here at home, it’s important to know that although those in Manchester are trying to do the same, they still need our help. That’s why we’ve put together a brief list of trusted sources you can donate to.
One Love Manchester Merchandise
The concert raised over 7 million pounds for the victims and families of the attack – it’s not too late to show your support by purchasing One Love Manchester merchandise.
The net proceeds from the sale of all One Love Manchester T-Shirts, Hoodies, Knit Jumpers (as worn by Ariana on stage during the concert), Hats and Pins will be donated to the British Red Cross Society for its ‘We Love Manchester Emergency Fund’ supporting those affected by the bombing.
To purchase your One Love Manchester Merchandise, please click here.
Red Cross ‘We Love Manchester Emergency Fund’
If you’d prefer to donate directly to the British Red Cross ‘We Love Manchester Fund’, you can do so by clicking here.
The fund, which raised over 2 million pounds in the 24 hours following the bombing, will support people who have been injured or bereaved by the attack. The donations will help alleviate suffering and ensure that victims and their families do not face short-term financial difficulties.
Sign the Manchester Book of Condolences
To e-send your love and support to people of Manchester, you can share your personal message here by signing the Manchester Book of Condolences.
Set up by the Manchester City Council, this free petition is an online message board filled with sentiments and well wishes for those affected by the attack.
Listen: Mamamia's Head of Entertainment and Mancunian, Holly Wainwright shares her thoughts following the attack on her home city in a special episode of Mamamia Out Loud.