Metallica make huge donation to Mancunian homeless charity

All Within My Hands

Legendary rock band Metallica made a huge donation to a Manchester homeless charity before their sold out Etihad Stadium gig this week.

The heavy metal kings donated £40,000 to Coffee4Craig, who are based in the heart of the Northern Quarter and help the city's homeless get back on their feet.

According to the charity, the money is enough to fund their entire operation for the next 12 months.

Posting about the awesome gesture on social media, Metallica's charity foundation 'All Within My Hands' said: "Thank you to all the fans attending #MetInManchester tonight for joining @metallica in supporting @coffee4craig, as they support vulnerable people in their community."

Metallica approached charity boss Hendrix Lancaster six weeks ago, inviting him and his team to the gig, where they were treated like VIPs all day.


Hendrix said: "We spent loads of time chatting to the crew and then we had about 10 minutes with the band themselves in a little backroom in the bowels of the City stadium."

"It's an incredible donation and it basically means we can continue operating the service for the next year. It just goes to show what amazing people Metallica are."

To find out more about how Coffee4Craig are helping Manchester's homeless community, check out their website here.

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