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CHRISTIAN AID WEEK - Sunday 12thMay to Saturday 18thMay

CHRISTIAN AID WEEK - Sunday 12thMay to Saturday 18thMay

Christian Aid History

Christian Aid’sground breaking work began in 1945, when it was founded by British and Irish churches to help refugees following the Second World War.

For more than 70 years, they have provided humanitarian relief and long-term development support for poor communities worldwide, while highlighting suffering, tackling injustice and championing people’s rights.

Where Christian Aid works

Christian Aidworks with people living in poverty in some of the poorest communities around the world.  Christian Aid also works with some of the world's most vulnerable communities in 37 countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and the Caribbean.  When emergenciesstrike in these countries, they are there before, during and after to save lives and support people in the long term.   They also work in other countries and regions through the ACT Alliance and other partners, particularly around humanitarian emergencies such as the refugee crisis.

What Christian Aid does

Christian Aid works with local partners and communities to fight injustice, respond to humanitarian emergencies, campaign for change, and help people claim the services and rights they are entitled to.

Can you help us to do our bit?

In St. Ippolyts and Gosmore we collect for Christian Aid by delivering envelopes on one day and then going back and collecting them a day or so later.  Last year we raised almost £800 for this very worth-while charity. If you would be prepared to help collect (just in a small area) please contact Barbara, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or tel. 01462-421647.

                                                                                    Barbara Thomas

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