Miss Manchester is proud to support Global’s Make Some Noise and Beauty with a Purpose
Global’s Make Some Noise
Global’s Make Some Noise is the official charity of Global, the media and entertainment group. We support small but brilliant charities across the UK, which help youngsters and their families living with illness, disability or lack of opportunity. These charities struggle to get heard, so, we unite 8 of the biggest radio stations in the UK and their listeners, to give them a voice and raise much-needed funds to support their vital work. With these goals in mind Miss Manchester will be working closely with Capital Manchester to help small charities have a big impact right here in the North West.
Beauty with a Purpose was created by Julia Morley in 1972. It is at the heart of Miss World.
Hundreds of millions of pounds have been raised and donated to local and international organisations in aid of disadvantaged children the world over.
Variety, The Children's Charity, for example, has been closely associated with Beauty with a Purpose for many years.
When Simon Cowell was honoured with the 2010 Humanitarian Award at the Variety World Conference in Hollywood, he kindly remarked that it was Julia Morley who should be collecting the award in his place, for her outstanding work as a humanitarian through Beauty with a Purpose.
Other causes to have benefitted from Beauty with a Purpose include the funding for Cleft Palate Teams in South America, Sri Lanka and Russia, three fundraising tours to support abandoned and neglected children in Vietnam, long term support for both Operation Hunger and the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Africa, and teaming up with Jackie Chan and the Chinese Red Cross in bringing financial aid to those most seriously affected by the Asian tsunami.
During the 2011 Miss World Final in London, Nelson Mandela presented Beauty with a Purpose with a special message which was read out by his grandson, Chief Mandela:
'It is indeed a proud moment for me to stand in front of you today to deliver a message of support from my grandfather Nelson Dalibhunga Mandela, former president of South Africa. Throughout his life, Nelson Mandela has supported humanitarian actions aimed at serving marginalised individuals and communities of our world. Nelson Mandela therefore salutes the Beauty with a Purpose programme which helps children worldwide and which also mobilises young people to be involved in their own country with a useful purpose to assist disadvantaged children. Nelson Mandela would like to extend a congratulatory message to the Beauty with a Purpose programme as you celebrate your 40th birthday and wishes that you grow from strength to strength as you continue with your work of empowering young people to be of service to their communities.'