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Iain Nisbet

Feeding the four hundred

I am raising money for Save the Children because children in East Africa are hungry.

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Save the Children

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I have been asked to do the children's address at church on Sunday.  The passage is Mark 8:1-21 - the story of Jesus feeding the four thousand.  In this story Jesus takes seven loaves and feeds four thousand.

I wanted to encourage the children and young people to understand the importance of giving to others, and I wondered whether we could feed people with small gifts, too.

Based on the figures on the Save the Children East Africa Food Crisis appeal webpage, £100 could give five school pupils daily lunches for an entire month in Kenya.  Based on 20 school days per month, I make that £1 per lunch.

Four thousand meals is a lot, though so let's aim for feeding 400 people for £400.

Will you help me to illustrate this point, and to feed hungry children in East Africa?

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