Category: News

MYZ Overwhelmed by #MYZHomeHero‘s

An amazing £10,953 (and counting!) has been raised via the 2.6 Challenge to enable support for young people to continue. To the table tennis gamers, 26 tshirt wearers, stair climbers, cyclists, skippers, quizzers, hair shavers, Zumba dancers, bakers, plankers, runners and everyone else who took part in and donated to the #TwoPointSixChallenge – thank you!… Read more »

A Message of Condolence from our CEO

Our friend and colleague, Mike Doran. It is with great sadness that we learnt on Saturday morning that Mike had passed away in hospital following a three week battle with COVID-19. From all at Manchester Youth Zone, we send our deepest condolences and prayers to his family, friends and all those at Mahdlo Youth Zone… Read more »

Become an #MYZHomeHero

Dream big and become an #MYZHomeHero by taking part in the 2.6 Challenge to help raise money for Manchester Youth Zone. With new government measures, invitations are rare these days but Manchester Youth Zone want to invite you, your friends, and your family to get involved in something huge! On Sunday 26th April, we are… Read more »

Covid-19 Statement


An Update from our CEO: Richard Marsh. These are unforeseen and untravelled times and we at MYZ are doing all that we can to help delay the spread of Covid-19, closely following Government advice for the UK.   As we all try to navigate the impact, we wanted to assure you that we are dedicated… Read more »

MeANS Christmas

Our wonderful Founder Patrons, ANS, once again launched their annual MeANS Christmas campaign to treat some of our members who deserve it most this year. ANS are given a list of 30 young people from the Youth Zone who have really stood out over the year and deserve something extra special at Christmas – along… Read more »

MoneyPlus Group and CarFinance 247 become Christmas Elves for Young People in need this Christmas

donated presents under the christmas tree

This Christmas, employees from two city centre based businesses, MoneyPlus Group and CarFinance 247, have played the part of Christmas Elves and have been buying gifts, food and more to help make Christmas extra special for families who may otherwise have been struggling this year. These generous donations will be made in to Christmas hampers… Read more »

Christmas Wishes Come True for MYZ Members

MYZ tags on Christmas tree

This Christmas, Manchester Youth Zone, in partnership with Bruntwood and Manchester Science Partnerships (MSP) are launching the ultimate Christmas campaign to give young people across Manchester the Christmas they deserve.  Based in Harpurhey, North Manchester – Manchester Youth Zone operates in an area where the effects of long-term deprivation on young people are three times… Read more »

Members Attend Inspirational ‘One Young World’ Summit

members at one young world summit

A fantastic opportunity for Mo, Savannah, Hallie and Samuel, four of our Senior members who attended the One Young World Summit in London. The annual event brings together the most talented young leaders from global and national companies, universities and other forward-thinking organisations. Delegates meet and make lasting connections with peers from almost every industry,… Read more »


Supported by companies across the City and beyond, the annual Manchester Ball once again took place on Friday 8th November. 2019 marked the 32nd anniversary of the ball, an independent fundraising dinner which donates 100% of its proceeds each year to a local charity. During this time, it has raised an astonishing £600,000 for charities across… Read more »

Jacksonville Jaguars Invite Young People to Wembley

jacksonville jaguars logo

The Jacksonville Jaguars invited five of our Senior Members to Wembley Stadium in London to watch their NFL (American Football) Game against Houston Texans on Sunday 3rd November. These young people were part of the Jag Tag Programme with with Active Communities Network here at Manchester Youth Zone. Alongside ACN, we delivered a 30-week programme… Read more »