As with our arts project, it doesn't take a lot bring a certain quality back into someone's life.
Degage ministries looks after homeless and disadvantaged in the community. Some of them fought to keep us safe in bed at night.
The magic that a haircut and a sharp suit can do when lost ...wonderful.
Make It Better is the latest Lizzie Bee project in partnership with the Sovereign Art Foundation and SoCO.
The project is a series of art workshops with kids in Sham Shui Po. It's about believing that you can make things better, even if you are a kid.
Want to know more? Have a look under Our Projects or go directly to the website www.saf-mib.org.
Not everyone is preparing for a cozy Christmas at home, that's why this project from arthur+martha is so touching.
Poet Phil Davenport and artist Lois Blackburn have been working with homeless people in Manchester, telling their stories with needle and thread. The result is a big patchwork quilt and you can visit it at Manchester's Holden Gallery until 18 December.
This amazing project has brought together lots of different people and no doubt will have a ripple effect throughout Manchester. Along the way they have also gathered lots of stories which you can read on the blog.
arthur+martha is a great community interest company with some other amazing projects up their sleeve, check out their website and flickr account.
We met the people from Society for Community Organisation (SoCO) today and came across one of their amazing projects. Kid Photographer is a photography workshop in which kids took pictures of their life and environment in Sham Shui Po.
The book is still for sale. You can buy it by getting in contact with SoCO by clicking here.
Mondays are for amazing stories.
Street Symphony is a group of professional musicians who bring live classical music to people living in the poorest communities of Los Angeles.
If we could reward a medal for amazing achievements , we would give them two!
For more information please visit their website www.streetsymphony.org or watch their powerful video below. And whilst you are at it, enjoy the amazing music.
Tell me and I will forget;
show me and I may remember;
involve me and I will understand.
Old Chinese Proverb