Help bring festive cheer to youth at Mahdlo

YOU can bring smiles to the young faces at Mahdlo Youth Zone and help make this festive season one to remember – buy simply buying a bauble for their tree.

Washtech have sponsored baubles on Mahdlo’s tree

Mahdlo, on Egerton Street, is launching its annual festive fundraising campaign and needs the support from the local community to help make this Christmas special for its members.

Local people and businesses can buy a bauble that will be proudly displayed on the Mahdlo Christmas tree from just £25.

Lucy Lees, Deputy CEO at Mahdlo, said: “Christmas should be a fun time for everyone and through helping decorate our tree you will be providing a festive season of parties and aspirational activities, ensuring young people in Oldham have the best Christmas that they deserve.”

Tom Finnegan, MD at Washtech, said: “We are pleased to help Mahdlo and kick off this year’s fundraising with a £100 donation.

“It’s a great charity that does so much for the local community and Christmas is a special time that should be enjoyed be everyone.”

Claire Crossfield, from Mahdlo, commented: “Last year’s campaign was really successful and we’re hoping to reach our target of £2,500.

“We are incredibly grateful of the support of local people and businesses and I know they’ll help us do it again. It’s really easy for people to donate and their names will be proudly displayed on our tree.”

To buy a bauble or donate to the campaign contact Claire or Lucy on 0161 785 3862 or email or call into Mahdlo reception.

Opened in 2012, Mahdlo is a registered charity and state-of-the-art Youth Zone which provides positive activities and practical support for young people aged 8 – 19 (25 with disabilities). Yearly membership is just £5 and entrance to each session is just 50p. For more information visit

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