Nicola David

RCoS Community Sponsorship

Fundraising for Catholic Care (Diocese of Leeds)
raised of £9,000 target
by 67 supporters
We deliver the highest standards of care to people of all faiths and none.


Community Sponsorship is a UK government programme which lets a group of local people - whether a faith group, charity, friends or a business - get together and plan to bring a refugee family to their village, town or city.

The project offers hope to a refugee family currently stuck in the Middle East or North Africa and who have no other hope of coming to the UK. Before we can receive the family, we need to show the Home Office that we have raised at least £9,000 to cover our costs. However, from other groups who've already done this, we know we need to raise an additional £3,000 to cover all likely costs. So our total is £12,000. 

We are collecting through Catholic Care because that way, we can claim Gift Aid.

Our project is a sub-group of Ripon City of Sanctuary, with Catholic Care as our lead sponsor. Nicola David is the chair of Ripon City of Sanctuary.  

The total on this page only shows donations via JustGiving, and not our total to date. People have also given offline. 

Somewhere out there, right now, is the family we will bring to Ripon!

About the charity

For 160 years we've offered practical services and support to people in need across West and North Yorkshire. We're rooted in Catholic-Christian values, but our staff, volunteers, service users, and donors reflect many faiths and none. We offer a wide variety of services across the age spectrum.

Donation summary

Total raised
+ £1,032.50 Gift Aid
Online donations
Offline donations

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