StPeter's School

8TE's Feast Day Sponsored Walk

Fundraising for Aid to the Church in Need (UK)
£350
raised of £300 target
by 16 supporters
Aid to the Church in Need (UK)

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RCN 1097984
We provide aid and support to persecuted Christians around the world.

Story

As a whole school, we are completing an 8 mile sponsored walk in Fancy Dress to raise money for an awesome charity chosen by our students: Aid to the Church in Need.

Aid to the Church in Need fund over 5,000 projects in more than 140 countries around world, helping to support the Church in its mission, and bringing hope and solidarity to millions of people.

One example of the work they do is with refugees in Syria with families such as Rana and Akram who were told by Islamist rebel soldiers to “Either you leave – or you will be killed.” Faced with this threat, Rana, Akram and their three daughters – the youngest of whom is 2 – quickly left their home near Homs, western Syria. Fleeing to neighbouring Lebanon, the Christian family sought sanctuary in Zahle, in the Beqaa Valley which runs parallel with the Syrian border. In Zahle, refugees are looked after by the Melkite Church – an Eastern Catholic Church in full communion with Rome – which has been providing aid for refugees since shortly after the war began.

Melkite Archbishop John Darwish told us: “We have about 650 Christian families in Zahle – but we receive no help from the UN”.

We will be doing our Sponsored Walk dressed as superheroes (including our own inventions…!) or Disney characters and we would be grateful for any donations you are able to give!

If you are sponsoring us and are sponsoring a specific member of the form, please include the name of that student in your message :)

Thank you for all your donations, no matter how big or small!



About the charity

Aid to the Church in Need (UK)

Verified by JustGiving

RCN 1097984
ACN is a charity which helps Christians who are suffering and who are threatened by persecution, oppression and poverty. Founded in 1947, the charity is now at work in over 140 countries, offering the hope of Christ to the world.

Donation summary

Total raised
£350.00
+ £43.75 Gift Aid
Online donations
£335.00
Offline donations
£15.00

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