Charities Supported by our Church
The "Sant'Egidio Programme isBishop Robert's first Advent Appeal (2014) in aid of asylum seekers arriving in Sicily", aiming to give emergency help to those who land off the Sicilian coast, to raise awareness of their rights as asylum seekers and to help with their integration in Italian society. Click on the picture for further information.
Cancer Support France is a network of independent associations throughout France that provides support for English-speaking people who have been touched by cancer. Each association organises itself according to the needs of its own area. They are supported by an ‘umbrella’ association, which began life as the original association ‘Cancer Support France in the Poitou Charentes (CSIPC)’. Click on the picture to be taken to the web page for the local association.
Christian Aid is an agency of Christian churches in Britain and Ireland who work on relief, development and advocacy for poverty eradication. Christian Aid’s work is founded on Christian faith, inspired by hope and acts to change an unjust world through charity. Click on the picture to be taken to the UK website.
Hope for South Africa’s children is a small charity, based in Stocksfield, set up to partner Rehoboth children’s village in RSA for children who are mostly orphaned, abandoned and are HIV positive. Click on the picture for more information.
Riders for Health is an international social enterprise. They manage and maintain vehicles for health-focused partners in sub-Saharan Africa. This enables health workers to deliver vital health care to rural communities on a reliable and cost-effective basis. Click on the picture for more information.
LA CROIX ROUGE
At the ecumenical service held in January 2015, it was decided to donate the collection to La Croix Rouge. As a result a cheque for 264 € was sent, and a letter of thanks has been received, indicating some of the work La Croix Rouge does, both here in France and overseas.