Su Blanch

Su's fundraiser for Christian Aid

Fundraising for Christian Aid
£2,016
raised of £300 target
Event: 70k in May 2024, from 20 March 2024 to 1 June 2024
Christian Aid Week 2024
Campaign by Christian Aid (RCN 1105851, SC039150)
This Christian Aid Week (12–18 May), we're highlighting our work in Burundi, one of the poorest countries in the world financially, and one of the least prepared to combat the effects of climate crisis.

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I'm going to be trying my best to run 70k in May for Christian Aid. Details on all that below.....

This is going to be quite hard for me so I'd love support to keep me going. And I don't think I've asked anyone for sponsor money for a few decades! So if you can give, please do. And if you can't, words of encouragement will be gratefully received.

I'll be running with Dora (pictured) so actually we'll be doing 140K in May collectively, if that makes any difference.

This Christian Aid Week (12–18 May), we're highlighting our work in Burundi, one of the poorest countries in the world financially, and one of the least prepared to combat the effects of climate crisis.

With a fragile economy built on agriculture, people in Burundi find themselves in a precarious position in the face of droughts, floods and landslides.

The global cost of living crisis has intensified the challenges families face. More than 70% of the population live in poverty, and 52% of children are chronically malnourished.

We know we can’t solve every problem that our neighbours in Burundi will face, but with our support, more families are building reliable and diverse incomes that are bringing them food security, better health, safer homes, increased resilience and hope.

‘When we see Christian Aid, we feel comforted, we feel we are not alone. We see that we have people to back us up.’ Aline Nibogora.

Read on for Aline's story and how she pushed back from the brink of s

About the campaign

This Christian Aid Week (12–18 May), we're highlighting our work in Burundi, one of the poorest countries in the world financially, and one of the least prepared to combat the effects of climate crisis.

About the charity

Christian Aid

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RCN 1105851, SC039150
We work with churches, individuals and local organisations in communities worldwide, supporting people of all faiths and none to rise out of poverty. We help people survive disasters, deal with the impact of climate change, find shelter from conflict and have a voice in their communities.

Donation summary

Total raised
£2,016.00
+ £437.50 Gift Aid
Online donations
£1,890.00
Offline donations
£126.00

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