First team players Callum McManaman, Gary Roberts and Jamie Jones visited the Brick Works on Hodson Street in Wigan town centre before Christmas, to learn more about the Brick and to take part in activities with our service users, which included restoring furniture, woodwork, engraving and fixing bicycles. Jamie...Read more
The npower Wigan Warriors Community Blitz returned for its second year this week, as 120 players, officials and staff volunteered 15 hours of their time to spread some community spirit in time for Christmas. The 20+ Wigan Warriors players, coaches and staff stayed with us until 3am and spent...Read more
Research conducted by Plan International states that one in ten girls miss out on education due to their periods. The Red Box Project aims to break down the stigma and taboo against period poverty and it is one of many which have been set up around the UK. Alice...Read more
The Brick has commenced its annual Christmas Hamper Donation campaign with the launch of a food monster competition involving nine primary schools across the borough. The primary schools designed and created festive food monsters for a range of Wigan businesses, where food and gifts will be collected to go...Read more
It was an emotional evening at the DW stadium when we hosted our first Brick by Brick Gala, to raise money to help us to buy our current premises, The Brickworks and managed to raise an amazing £42,000 in one night! The Gala was attended by many local businesses...Read more
We are delighted to reveal that The Brick have teamed up with Wigan Athletic for a second season. Following a selection process, we will once again work closely with Latics throughout the 2018/19 season. This year our aim is to raise an incredible £100,000 to buy the Brick Works...Read more
Pupils at a Wigan special school were given an introduction to business as they turned fivers into fortunes to help homeless people. The Hope School put on an enterprise week where each team had to transform their modest start-up fund into as much money as possible in just five...Read more
Support our Holiday Hunger donation drive on Thursday 12th July and Friday 13th July, 12-6.30pm at Central Park, Montrose Avenue, Wigan to make sure children don’t go hungry during the summer holidays. 14.8% of children in the Wigan borough eligible for free school meals. That’s approximately 8243 children (based...Read more
We couldn’t survive without the generous donations we receive every day. Everyone who gives deserves the right to know how we use their items. It’s why we’ve created a Social Impact Calculator so you can understand the value – and the impact – of your donations. https://reuse-network.org.uk/impact-calculator/ At The...Read more
The Brick is a small project that delivers big results for the community it serves. It offers services to people who are homeless, in poverty or facing debt crisis.
As its name suggests, it provides a safe, solid building block for people in crisis to begin to construct a new life and become valuable members of society.
Get in touch today:
The Brick, 10 Arcade Street, Wigan WN1 1LU
Call: 01942 236 953
The Brick Works, 4 Hodson Street, Wigan WN3 4EN
Call: 01942 417 290