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Closed 01/06/2024
Catholic Children's Society (Westminster)

Lent 2023: Building Bridges

This year's appeal is inspired by Pope Francis's call to 'build bridges, not walls' and find ways to connect and help others in their time of need. Every penny raised by your school will support local disadvantaged children and families.
£384
raised
by 61 supporters
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Closed on 01/06/2024
RCN 210920

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Story

The Catholic Children's Society (CCS) is a local charity that helps vulnerable children and families. Over the past three years, we have helped over 26,000 disadvantaged children and families. Right now we are working to help local vulnerable families through the cost of living crisis, providing immediate support when they have nowhere else to turn.

Lent Appeal: Building Bridges

We have been inspired by Pope Francis's call to 'build bridges, not walls' and are encouraging pupils to find ways to connect and help others in their time of need.

Our Lent resources have been developed by our team of counsellors and therapists to help promote positive connections. To access the resources, click here.

You can also watch our online assembly here to learn more about CCS, what we do and how your school's support will make a difference to the lives of vulnerable children in your community.

Fundraise for CCS this Lent

Every penny raised through this appeal will directly help local children and families.

There are lots of ways you can fundraise for CCS and help local families in need. You can take part in a fundraising challenge on your own, in your class or with your wider community. Check out our school fundraising pack here for ideas and inspiration.

Let us know how your schools will be supporting CCS's Lent Appeal!

About the charity

The Catholic Children’s Society supports disadvantaged children and families across London, Hertfordshire and the South East. We work with people of all faiths and none. Through our mental health services, family centres and emergency grants we support thousands of children each year.

Donation summary

Total raised
£384.00
+ £51.75 Gift Aid
Online donations
£384.00
Offline donations
£0.00
Direct donations
£20.00
Donations via fundraisers
£364.00

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