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Local man hosts first musical fundraiser

Raised £1,100 for local homeless charities

To mark his 60th Birthday, a Manxman held his first fundraiser to aid the Island's homeless because he "wanted to make a difference". 

Mike Bibby orchastrated a local gig as part of Britain-wide initiative 'We Shall Overcome' - aimed at hosting 250 charity music events last week.

Local acts Matt Kelly, Tiger T and The Ballaghs played to a sell out crowd. 

In total, he helped raise £1,100 - the money was donated in support of the Isle of Man Foodbank and Housing Matters (IOM).

Around £350 worth of food and toiletries was also gifted by revellers.

Believing anyone can do the same - Mr Bibby says what inspired him:

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