About Manchester FoE
Manchester Friends of the Earth is an an award winning environmental campaign group working on issues relating to the environment and to social justice. We campaign on issues with a local connection, and also lobby for policy changes at the local, regional, national and international levels. We work on a diverse range of issues including food, sustainable transport and waste & recycling. We have won a number of Earthmover awards including the 2006 Love Your Bike Campaign and the Longsight Project, and in 2010 MFoE campaigner Ali Abbas was awarded FoE campaigner of the year award.
The group consists entirely of volunteers, and our campaigns are funded entirely by membership, individual donations and grants. We always welcome new supporters and active members. Become part of a group that is successfully campaigning to improve our city and our world and get involved.
Manchester FoE is part of a national network of local groups who are affiliated to Friends of the Earth England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
- The largest international network of environmental groups in the world, represented in 68 countries.
- One of the leading environmental pressure groups in the UK.
- A unique network of campaigning local groups, working in 250 communities in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Largely funded by our supporters.
- Over 90 per cent of income is from individual donations, the rest from special fundraising events, grants and trading.