Vincent Kompany

Turning celebration into an instrument for social change

AboutWHAT IS TACKLE4MCR?

Tackle4MCR is a combined effort of Manchester City captain, Vincent Kompany, and the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, to address rough sleeping and homelessness on the streets of our city-region.

Tackle4MCR will catalyse, promote, organise and manage three fundraising initiatives following a considered approach spanning the full length of the football season, for the benefit of the Greater Manchester Mayor’s Homelessness Fund.

Read Vincent's open letter

3 Fundraising Initiatives

Fundraising Gala Dinner

Famous faces and business leaders gathered on the 4th February at a gala dinner in Manchester.

#FootballFriday

28th June 2019 – Participative city-wide campaign; #FootballFriday in collaboration with Manchester Evening News.

Gala Football Match

11th September 2019 – At the Etihad Stadium following the close of the 2018/19 season, courtesy of and in close collaboration with MCFC.

What drove Vincent and Andy to put their weight behind this campaign?

Watch Blade and Graham's story

Gala Dinner

Famous faces and business leaders gathered in Manchester last night in a bid to tackle rough sleeping and homelessness.

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Watch highlights from the Gala Dinner

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My open letter to Greater Manchester

When I came to this city something good happened for me. It must have, I have enjoyed the best years of my career here. They...

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How can you help?

Vincent and Andy want to form a team of ‘Founding Partners’ that will join them in tackling the problem of rough-sleeping and be part of their team from the very beginning. To become a Founding Partner, we have worked out two packages: Gold Partner and Platinum Partner.

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For further information on these packages or on any aspect of Tackle4MCR, please contact a member of the team:

Email – tackle4mcr@road3.co.uk

Twitter – @tackle4MCR

Telephone – 0161 532 8597