Mancunians put on a show of unity in the aftermath of Monday's suspected suicide attack in a bid to bolster city spirit.
Several people took to Twitter and Facebook to post pictures of relatives and friends who were believed missing from an explosion at Manchester Arena that has killed at least 22 people and injured59. And social media was abuzz with messages of help for those stranded.
In response to a Facebook post by the Greater Manchester Police, several civilians offered their homes as shelter using the hashtag #roomformanchester.
People are literally inviting strangers in for a brew - never been prouder to call manchester my home x
Meanwhile, taxi companies offered free rides for those in need.
For customers who are in Manchester now if any one needs to come back to Bury just call us taxi for free
stay safe manchester. taxis have turned off their meters to get people home for free so utilise them and get home safe!
The Holiday Inn was reportedly taking in stranded children, with social media users rapidly sharing the news and relevant telephone numbers.
ATTENTION: The Holiday Inn nearest to the Manchester Arena have taken dozens of kids who have been separated from their parents tonight.
While the identity of those involved in Monday's attack remains unknown, many residents were also quick to ward off Muslim racial profiling.
Manchester Muslim doctors working through the night, Manchester Muslim taxi drivers taking people home for free. You don't know Manchester.