Over 200 guests gathered at HideOut Youth Zone on 2nd April for the annual community Iftar

In its third consecutive year, this free event welcomed young members, parents and representatives of the HideOut Patrons alike to commemorate Ramadan and partake in breaking the day’s fast. Amongst the attendees were local community leaders and politicians including Chaplin Mohammed Ullah from The University of Manchester, Andrew Gwynne MP, Councillor Julie Reid and Deputy […]

The JD Foundation confirms support for the new Salford Youth Zone

The JD Foundation becomes the next Founder Patron of Salford’s new Youth Zone. The JD Foundation has pledged patronage support to SYZ within the first four years of the Youth Zone creation and development. This support will see an assigned grant of £100,000 pounds over four years, as well as providing dedicating support to members […]

Future Skills Supported By The Bank of New York Mellon

The Bank of New York Mellon makes generous donation to the delivery of Future Skills Project. Empower Youth Zones is proud to announce that it has received a donation gifted by The Bank of New York Mellon to one of its Youth Zone sites: HideOut Youth Zone. HideOut’s Future Skills Project will support young people […]

Salboy backs Salford in new Youth Zone partnership

Salford business, Salboy, officially signs as Salford Youth Zone’s latest supporter. Salford’s new Youth Zone – SYZ – kicks off the new year with confirmation of its latest Founder Patron, Salboy. Salboy has committed to a four-year patronage agreement, gifting £100,000 to the Youth Zone in its early development and opening. Salboy is a Salford-born, […]

Salford Youth Zone welcomes £100k from first Patron, Waterland

Empower Youth Zones, a local charity which already operates HideOut Youth Zone in Manchester, has received a £100,000 donation from Waterland to support the running of a new youth zone in Salford. Completion of the new-build, ‘SYZ’ (Salford Youth Zone) is scheduled for 2025. New patron of Empower Youth Zones, Waterland, commissioned research which found […]

This is Manchester Awards 2023

We were thrilled to be chosen as charity partner again for the 2023 fifth annual This is Manchester Awards, which took place on 9th November 2023 at Emirates Old Trafford.   The event champions organisations and individuals across Greater Manchester; showcasing and celebrating the incredible talent Manchester has at its heart.  The awards recognise individuals and […]

£8,000 raised for HideOut at GM Run

Supporters raise vital funds for HideOut Youth Zone at the Great Manchester Run. Thousands of runners took to the streets of the city on Sunday 21st May for this year’s Great Manchester Run, taking on the 10k and half marathon events. The Great Manchester Run celebrated its 20th anniversary in true Mancunian style, with high-energy […]

Patron Spotlight: Houlihan Lokey

Each month, we will be providing you with the opportunity to get to know our Patrons a little better. Patrons are a group of individuals and companies united by a determination to give young people in Manchester somewhere to go, something to do and someone to talk to. Patrons form part of an exclusive group […]

Patron Spotlight: Together

HideOut hosts touring production and workshop to provide young people with practical strategies to cope with, and handle institution racism. On Monday 6th February, HideOut Youth Zone welcomed the performance of a brand-new HipHop theatre show, LOOPS, to the Youth Zone. LOOPS is a new production from Liverpool’s 20 Stories High, co-produced by Liverpool Everyman […]

HideOut Celebrate Apprenticeship Week with Together

Commercial CEO of Together joins HideOut’s podcast to share his journey from apprentice to CEO.  To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week 2023 (6th – 12th February), on Wednesday 8th February, HideOut Youth Zone welcomed Patron, Together, to join a young person led podcast, ‘What Manchester Taught Me’.   The podcast, which was hosted by HideOut Senior Club […]