CHARITY IN FOCUS
April - May Christian Aidwww.christianaid.org.uk
This month’s charity in focus is Christian Aid, and although Christian Aid week is officially 14th until 20th May, we are starting early so that our fund raising efforts do not clash with the parish’s preparations for our annual fete.
It is intended that our fund raising campaign for this important charity will continue into the first week of May, so there will be some more articles and information in next month’s magazine as well. Below is a list of some of the events that we have in store thus far.
About Charity in FocusIn matters of faith and religion talk can be easy. The bible teaches us that if we cannot love the brother or sister who we can see how can we love God who we cannot. At St. Giles we seek to put love into action by supporting a range of charities and good causes.
There is obviously a tremendous amount of need in
our own country and across the world with many charities seeking our
If you would like to sponsor a charity, or any further information, then please contact our co-ordinator:
Alison Reynolds tel: 01689 858929
Money Raised for Charity 2016:
* excludes street collections £1,141
Charities for 2017:The schedule for 2017 includes one extra month. We had many offers to support a charity in 2016, and were not able to include all those who wanted to take on one of the slots.
Many thanks to all who have agreed to sponsor one of the charities, and in anticipation, to those who will support their efforts.
|Jan / Feb||The Maypole Project|
|April / May||Christian Aid|
|(May / June||The Parish Fete)|
|July / August||Médecins Sans Frontières|
|September||The Stroke Association|
|October||Poverty and Hope|
|December||Action around Bethlehem Children with Disability
(Toys and gifts from the Toy Service to go to Welcare in Bromley)
If you would like any information about the Charity in Focus scheme, do please get in touch with our co-ordinator:
Alison Reynolds tel: 01689 858929 firstname.lastname@example.org.