St Bede’s Sale Raises Over £450

Eager buyers at the sale of unwanted Christmas presents

Eager buyers at the sale of unwanted Christmas presents

What a fantastic idea to have a sale of unwanted presents to raise money for CAFOD’ s Lent Family fast day appeal and also a great example of recycling! So many thanks to Joy and Barbara two of our CAFOD parish volunteers at St Bede’s Church Basingstoke for organising the sale which raised over £450. This amount will be doubled by the UK Government which will means that many more of our brothers and sisters overseas can live lives free from hunger.

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Don’t forget that any donation made to the Lent Family fast day appeal between 13th February and 12th May will make double the difference up to £5 million.

Lots of ideas on how to fundraise here 

 

Recycling Gifts Help Turn on the Taps

St Bede's unwanted gifts lent 2016 (1280x1280)

Ever wondered what to do with those unwanted birthday or Christmas gifts you still have hanging around the house?   Well, here’s a rather ingenious idea!  Last Sunday, St Bede’s Church in Basingstoke held an ‘unwanted gifts’ sale in aid of our Lenten appeal!  Continue reading