×

NORTHWEST CHARITY NEWS

Wednesday August 3 2016

Manchester is buzzing with the unveil of charitys new mascot




Manchester is buzzing with the unveil of charitys new mascot

The We Love MCR Charity unveiled its charity mascot for the first time on Friday (29th) at the annual Wythenshawe Games at Wythenshawe Park.

The bee was welcomed at the Games by Lord Mayor Councillor of Manchester Carl Austin-Behan and greeted by Manchester residents, families and friends.

The We Love MCR Charity has chosen a bee to mirror Manchester’s iconic worker bee symbol. The worker bee represents the height of industrial activity in Manchester during the 19th century Industrial Revolution. In 1842, the Borough of Manchester was granted the crest of arms including seven bees, reflecting the hard working Mancunians who contributed to the city’s movement during this time.

Lord Mayor of Manchester Councillor Carl Austin-Behan said: “I believe the We Love MCR charity deserves greater recognition for the fantastic work it undertakes in supporting deserving local causes, and what better way to create a real buzz around the charity’s many excellent achievements than with our new mascot.

“Our friendly, fluffy bee is instantly recognisably as Mancunian. The bee is a symbol synonymous with the city of Manchester and the ideas of industriousness, perseverance, and community. These qualities all reflect the tireless community initiatives across Manchester which donations to the We Love MCR charity help to support."

“While our mascot is clearly a Mancunian bee, sadly as yet, it doesn’t have a name. The bee will represent the people who make up the communities of Manchester so it will be fitting to allow Mancunians the opportunity to help choose a name for our mascot. I look forward to reading the imaginative ideas suggested by the people of Manchester and meeting the competition winner and three friends who will be invited for afternoon tea in the Lord Mayor's Suite in the town hall.’’

Also commenting, Chris Bird, Fundraising Chairman of the We Love MCR Charity, ‘‘A bee was the perfect fit for We Love MCR and a great representation of the hard work the charity does for the people of Manchester. We’re looking forward to introducing our new mascot in our up and coming events and initiatives.’’

The We Love MCR Charity has launched a competition to name the mascot. To enter, send your best bee names along with your full name and contact number to welovemcrcharity@manchester.gov.uk or follow the hashtag #welovemcrbee. The winner will win a VIP tour of the Manchester Town Hall and Afternoon Tea with 3 friends, the Lord Mayor of Manchester and the bee! The winning name for the mascot will be announced on Wednesday 31st August.

 

 



""








DISCLAIMER: The statements, opinions, views and advice expressed in this article are those of the author/organisation and not of ENTIRELY. This article should represent information correct at the time of publication however whilst every care has been taken to present up-to-date and accurate information, we cannot guarantee that inaccuracies will not occur. ENTIRELY will not be held responsible for any claim, loss, damage or inconvenience caused as a result of any information within this article or any information accessed through this site. The content of any organisations websites which you link to from ENTIRELY are entirely out of the control of ENTIRELY, and you proceed at your own risk. These links are provided purely for your convenience and do not imply any endorsement of or association with any products, services, content, information or materials offered by or accessible to you at the organisations site.







Entirely Charity Jobs


Charity Fundraiser

Denton


Wesser Limited are currently recruiting for door to door charity fundraisers to work as part of our national live-in fundraising teams.




Charity Accountant

Liverpool


Charity Accountant - Liverpool - Permanent - Competitive salary plus excellent benefits Your new companyA well established Charitable organisation based on the outskirts of Liverpool who make a valuable contribution to the well being of individuals.




Charity Fundraiser

Salford


Wesser Limited are currently recruiting for door to door charity fundraisers to work as part of our national live-in fundraising teams.




Charity Fundraiser

Ashton-under-Lyne


Wesser Limited are currently recruiting for door to door charity fundraisers to work as part of our national live-in fundraising teams.




Charity Promoter/ Sales Agent, Oxfam, Immediate Start, Weekly Pay

Manchester


Tired of the boring office job? Fancy something new and innovative? Are you energetic? Adventurous? Do you like meeting new people and making a difference in tackling poverty? Want to work with very inspirational and charismatic people? Well, how about this: Become a part of the OXFAM fundraising family and earn a fixed hourly rate of £9-12ph depending on experience.




Assistant Manager

Lytham St. Annes


We have a new exciting opportunity, not to be missed! At DEBRA we are currently looking for a CharityShopAssistant Manager to join our team based in Lytham St Annes.




Barnardo’s Charity Fundraiser - Weekly Pay - £9.75 - 10.25ph

Liverpool


Job Description £9.




RECOMMENDED FOR YOU ON ENTIRELY NORTH WEST


















































Discover the latest Industry News & Opinions on Entirely