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.

Charity of the Month for April 2024: This month we are collecting for LUPUS UK: Lupus is an incurable immune system illness which is probably genetic in origin and mainly affects women.  Lupus UK is a national Charity supporting people with Lupus.  The Charity arranges medical talks, publishes local newsletters, and organises fund raising events, as well as supporting research.                        

Amounts raised to date:

Feb          Guide Dogs for the Blind            £221.86
Jan          Bp of Willesden's Misson Fund  £159.64
                                     +PCC Donation of £404.36)

Dec         St. Luke's Hospice           £284.67
Nov         Asthma+Lung UK            £232.05
Oct          Breast Cancer UK           £226.62
Sept        Centerpoint                     £143.20
Aug         SLOW                             £203.71
July         WaterAid                         £207.65
June       Cardiac Risk in Young     £206.81
May        Charitian Aid                    £204.41
Apr         Stroke Association           £478.98
Mar         Diocesan Lent Appeal      £293.98
Feb         Diabetes UK                     £243.71
Jan         Bp Willesden Mission       £184.66
               the PCC making the total £520.00
Dec        St Luke's Hospice            £134.15
               Jeel al Amal Boy's Home £300.00

Nov        Help for Heroes               £112.56
Oct        Children with Cancer        £190.65
Sept     Alzheimer’s Society          £239.03
August  No collection
July       Prostate Cancer UK         £221.35
June     Sightsavers                       £177.73
May      Christian Aid                      £147.60
April      London Air Ambulance      £132.42
Mar       Diocesan Lent Appel         £150.12
                 plus from PCC Funds    £150.12
             DEC Collection Ukraine     £295.00
                 plus from PCC Funds    £205.00

Feb      Teenage Cancer UK           £157.66
Jan       Bp of Willesden Misson Fd £234.81

Dec       Jeel al Amal, Bethany £366.42
Dec       St. Luke's Hospice £235.03
Nov       Grief Encounter     £307.11
Oct        Missing People      £267.59
Oct        Macmillan Coffee morning  £606.46
Sept      British Heart Foundation     £270.53
August  Centrepoint          £340.88
July       no collection
June     Children in Need    £152.91
May      DEC India Appeal  £348.90
                   (+£151.10 from PCC funds making total of £500.00)
Apr       Church Schools     £189.39
Mar      Lent Appel              £281.00
Feb      Lent Appel             
Jan      Guide Dogs            £135.00

Dec     Breast Cancer        £185.40
Nov     Brain Tumour          £123.90
Oct      Diabetes UK           £152.50
Sept    Stroke Association  £232.05
Aug     Christian Aid           £197.00
July     St Luke's Hospice   £169.70
June   Church closed
May    Church closed
Apr     Church closed
Mar     Dioc. Lent Appel    £114.82 (the PCC added £135.18 to make £250.00)
Feb     St Luke's Hospice  £172.42
Jan      Church School       £223.24

Dec       Action on Hearing Loss £168.10
Nov      Help for Heroes           £304.97
Oct       Shelter                         £159.99
Sept     Water Aid                     £216.15
Aug      National Brain Appeal  £183.02
July     Parkinsons UK             £237.16
June     Bowel Cancer UK        £231.64
May      Christian Aid                £173.76
Apr       St Luke's Hospice        £157.83
Mar       Lent Appeal                 £263.01 plus same donated from PCC funds
Feb       Heads Together           £190.27
Jan       Church Schools           £181.18


Dec      The Salvation Army  £222.05
Nov      Sickle Cell Society    £302.64
Oct       Guide Dogs              £108.07
Sept      Doctors of the World £233.48
Aug       Stephen Lawrence   £195.73
July       Kids in Crisis            £169.32 
June     Prostate Cancer        £255.82 
May       Christian Aid             £219.40
April       Diocese Appeal        £289.86
Mar        Centerpoint              £166.17
Feb        St. Luke's Hospice   £184.25
Jan         C of E Schools       £131.79 


Dec   Brain Tumour           £208.13
Nov    British Red Cross     £136.21
Oct    Farm Africa    £209.12 
Sept    WaterAid    £166.90 
Aug    Sightsavers              £183.03 
July    Age UK         £183.17  
June    Stroke Assoc    £188.97  
May    Christian Aid    £222.65  
April    Lupus UK                 £222.79  
March    Lent Appeal              £468.67  
Feb        Brent Mind              £177.29  
Jan        C of E Schools         £227.27


Dec       St Luke's Hospice               £177.46 
Nov       Help for Heros                   £164.10  
Oct        British Heart Foundation     £276.16  
Sept      Cancer Research UK          £228.05  
Aug       Sickle Cell Society               £218.36 
July       Alzheimer’s Society             £265.23  
June      Guide Dogs                         £100.43  
May       Christian Aid                        £151.70  
April      Church Schools                   £102.87  
Feb/Mar Diocesan Lent Appeal         £179.20  
Jan        Medecins Sans Frontieres  £181.32


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