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Charity of the Month

Each year, the congregation at St. Andrew’s nominates charities, both local and national, who they‘d like to support over the coming twelve months, over and above their weekly giving to the Church.  The congregation then votes and the top ten charities (plus the annual Bishop of London’s Lent Appeal and CofE Schools in the Diocese) are each allocated a month and details of the charity are posted in church and donations placed in the collection box.

This month’s Charity is: THE BRITISH RED CROSS helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are and is part of a global voluntary network, responding to conflicts, natural disasters and individual emergencies. The Charity helps vulnerable people in the UK and abroad prepare for, withstand and recover from emergencies in their own communities..

Amounts raised so far this year:

    Oct 2017     Farm Africa   £209.12  
    Sept 2017     WaterAid £166.90  
    August 2017     Sightsavers £183.03  
    July 2017     Age UK     £183.17  
    June 2017     The Stroke Association £188.97  
    May 2017     Christian Aid     £222.65  
    April 2017     Lupus UK £222.79  
    Mar 2017     Diocesan Lent Appeal     £468.67  
    Feb 2017     Brent Mind £177.29  
    Jan 2017     Church of England Schools £227. 27  
    Dec 2016     St Luke's Hospice £177.46  
    Nov 2016     Help for Heros   £164.10  
    Oct 2016     British Heart Foundation £276.16  
    Sept 2016     Cancer Research UK     £228.05  
    Aug 2016     Sickle Cell Society     £218.36  
    July 2016     Alzheimer’s Society  £265.23  
    June 2016     Guide Dogs £100.43  
    May 2016     Christian Aid  £151.70  
    April 2016     Church Schools in the Diocese   £102.87  
    Feb/March     Diocesan Lent Appeal  £179.20  
    Jan 2016     Medecins Sans Frontieres  £181.32