The Big Back Garden Sleep Returns!

The Brick is inviting the community to come together once again for the Big Back Garden Sleep, on Saturday 27 March, or over the Easter holidays to raise much-needed funds for those facing poverty due to the pandemic. Over the last 12 months, there has been an unprecedented need for the charitys services, due to […]

Changes to our Services 02/04/2020

In the light of the coronavirus pandemic, The Brick has agreed a business continuity plan. This has been devised by the organisation’s Executive Committee,  shared with relevant partners and agencies, and is being implemented and revised in line with government advice and developments. The primary objective is to protect to the best of our ability […]

The Brick Needs You!

The Brick is in need of essential supplies for the people in the community who need our help the most. Due to the COVID-19 virus, donations to The Brick’s foodbank have dropped and we are calling on the community to help replenish supplies, in any way you can. The Brick has run out of many […]

The Brick Adopts New Measures

Louise Green the Brick CEO would like to thank the Wigan Community for their ongoing support to the Charity. “I know that everyone is worried about current events taking place on our doorstep and across the world and the Brick is trying its best to maintain vital services whilst at the same time, protecting our […]

Festive Food Monsters Launch – 2019

Check out the launch of our Festive Food Monster campaign. Entered by a host of Wigan and Leigh Schools. Whilst the Brick Judges make their final decision take a look at this film from Saint John Fisher High School, with some of the students explaining why they got involved in the competition and what it means […]

World Homeless Day

Today, 10th October, is World Homeless Day and will be marked around the world in dozens of countries on all continents. The purpose of World Homeless Day is to highlight the needs of homeless people locally and to provide an opportunity for communities to get involved and respond to those needs in practical ways. What We Do: […]

Open Evening: Working at The Brick

14th October 2019 – 17:30 to 19:30 The Brick is a small charity with big aspirations, not only for the people we work with but also for our staff. Our innovative three R’s mission statement (Relief, Restoration, Reform) and asset based approach, is making fantastic progress in the local community and the support work sector. We […]

The Brick launches Wigan’s Period Poverty Network

  THE BRICK LAUNCHES THE PERIOD POVERTY NETWORK The Brick has joined forces with Wigan business Cloud Perspective to launch the first Period Poverty Network, working across Wigan and Leigh. Taking place on Thursday June 27th, at the Brick Works on Hodson Street in Wigan, the Period Poverty Network launch event looks to bring together […]

Help The Brick Tackle Holiday Hunger this Summer!

The Brick has launched our annual tin sculpture competition with schools across the borough, to raise awareness for the issue of ‘Holiday Hunger’ that many families face during the summer holidays. The summer holidays are the highlight of the year for many children, but across Wigan and Leigh parents on low incomes can face stress […]

The Big DW Stadium Sleep

The Brick and Wigan Athletic have launched the Stadium Sleep 2019 to raise awareness of homelessness and to raise vital funds for the charity. Wigan Athletic Football Club is set to host The Brick’s Stadium Sleep on Friday April 5 at the DW Stadium, to raise money towards the charity’s main premises, The Brick Works, […]