We did it
On 28th November 2018 we successfully raised £2,570 with 45 supporters in 28 days

Formerly homeless artist David Tovey works with homeless people in Greater Manchester to bring Man on Bench a to the iconic Mayfield Depot

by Museum of Homelessness in Manchester, England, United Kingdom

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Museum of Homelessness 29th November 2018

Dear all, we are so pleased that the crowdfunder was a successful. A heartfelt thanks to all of you for making David's vision a reality. Man on Bench was moving and powerful and would never have been possible without your generosity!

Jules Mason 3rd November 2018

How can anyone see my friend David's heartbreaking video, with Boris his cat's cameo, and not support this project. Please donate. David, keep up the great work and art x

Andrew Mann 2nd November 2018

This project has brought together some wonderful people whose lives have been transformed by the ARTS. In turn, the project will go on to transform the lives of the people who will see it.


This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£10 or more

9 of 50 claimed

£10 Signed postcard of the Man on Bench picture

A signed postcard featuring the Man on Bench picture created by David.

£20 or more

8 of 50 claimed

£20 Signed postcard of the Man on bench picture

This will help with our costs and you will receive a postcard of the Man on Bench picture signed by David. For this amount we will also be able to provide an emergency blanket for someone experiencing homelessness after the show.

£60 or more

5 of 20 claimed

£60 Signed print of the Man on Bench picture

We will provide you with a limited edition print of the Man on Bench picture created by David. This level of donation will also help us to give out a tent and an emergency blanket after the event.

£100 or more

Support a room for the night

This amount will help us hugely with our costs and will directly support a volunteer, who has experienced homelessness with a room for the night before the show.

£500 or more

0 of 2 claimed

£500 One-off commission

David will create special one-off sketch for you after the show.

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