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Free food hampers for COVID-19 families in crisis

27/03/2020

Compassion in Action (CIA) has distributed nearly 2,000 free food hampers and hot meals to vulnerable people in Leigh who are self-isolating and impacted by Coronavirus. Individuals and families who have been referred to Compassion in Action (CIA) will receive the equivalent of a full week’s shop delivered direct to their door. Each hamper contains […]

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Community Cadets take part in empowering art project

09/03/2020

Community Cadets from Leigh have been learning about how Lancashire’s historical female political activists were portrayed in the media of their time. The innovative community art project is led by local artists Helen Mather and Anna FC Smith. It explores how members of the Leigh Female Reform Society in 1819 were called “witches” – repurposing […]

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Dream! Believe! Achieve!

07/02/2020

Congratulations to Kelly Cardwell, Compassion in Action Community Village resident. While Kelly has been at Compassion in Action, she has successfully learned all aspects of how to ‘Love Where she lives’ Kelly  has now moved on from Compassion in Action and is now living in the community. Best wishes from all the team at Compassion […]

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Community Village residents ‘Get Technical’

02/03/2020

On behalf of our residents at Compassion in Action Community Village we would like to express our heartfelt thanks to Wigan Council for providing assistive technology training at Patrick House, on Thursday 20th February. Our residents really enjoyed the session and found it very helpful!

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Food distribution centre receives 5 star award

01/03/2020

We are very proud to have achieved a Level 5 award Food hygiene rating during our latest visit from Wigan Council at our Food Distribution Centre. Last year we supported a total 1853 families and vulnerable adults with food in the Wigan Borough. All of our food hampers are tailored to each individual or family […]

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Veterans Breakfast Launches 2020

06/01/2020

Due the success of our Veterans Brunch which has been running on a weekly basis since October 2015, we have now decided to extend our support by launching our very own ‘Veterans breakfast Club.’ The group currently meet for our Veterans brunch in our Community Café, every Thursday 10-12pm which includes a two-course homemade meal […]

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Local families enjoy Supper with Santa

16/12/2019

CHILDREN affiliated with Compassion in Action (CIA) have been treated to Supper with Santa at our headquarters on Leigh Road. Forty young people enjoyed a fun and festive meal, and then visited Santa and his elves to receive individual gifts. The evening’s activities took place in an enchanting ‘pop-up grotto’ which has been constructed in […]

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Community Cadets commended by the Mayor of Greater Manchester

03/12/2019

The Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham has commended Compassion in Action (CIA) Community Cadets on their dedication to completing an innovative 12-month programme designed to prepare them for adulthood. The former Leigh MP made a personal visit to our Patrick House headquarters on Leigh Road to present a certificate of achievement to the young […]

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