To celebrate International Women’s Day on the evening of 8 March Birdhouse Fund is hosting our flagship annual fundraiser – Manchester ~ 8th March 2012

24 February 2012 at 4:26 pm

The best girl’s night out in the city at the fab and glam BIRDCAGE, Withy Grove, Manchester (opposite Printworks)

The evening will include 12 brave birds performing The Vagina Monologues, a VIP cocktail reception sponsored by Pannone, specially created Birdhouse cocktails, a shopping avenue, dancing till midnight, prizes, a special VIP host and a whole lotta tears and laughter!

Make no mistake this event is going to be a sell out and will be the biggest, cause driven event taking place in Manchester to celebrate International Women’s Day so get ya glad rags and heels ready and ya girlfriends on red alert – you do not want to miss this one!

Doors open at 6.30pm and tickets start at £25 with a limited number of VIP tickets available which include a cocktail reception and best seats in the house at only £50 each.

Private booths will be allocated on a first come, first served basis for block bookings of 10 so get ya skates on!

And remember, as ever, all the money raised goes to support vulnerable women, in particular women fleeing from violence and/or abuse in the Greater Manchester area.

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About the Birdhouse Fund

It’s all about helping women right across Greater Manchester. Anyone who needs funding to change their lives for the better can apply- (no, that doesn’t include an all-expenses paid shopping trip to New York, sorry). They may be women who’ve been held back by a lack of qualifications, a deprived background, or even a violent relationship. Often, they’ll need some help to get a leg up on life’s slippery ladder, and achieve their goal. That could be finishing a college course that will help them get a career going, learning new skills that will help them to cope more easily, helping them to find suitable work, or even setting them up in a safe place where the past can’t hurt them.

The Birdhouse Fund can help individual women with grants of up to £500. Birds who are interested in accessing the fund just need to complete a brief application, describing their situation and identifying the one thing that would help them move forward. Applications will then be considered by a selection of women involved in raising the funding, who will make the decisions based on a very fair and open process.

It’s all about ‘helping ordinary people do extraordinary things’, making a real difference at grass roots level, and ensuring its women who are taking the lead in making this happen. Making a difference in a natural female and nurturing way.


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