Huge congratulations and thank you to the Volunteers from St Anthony of Padua, Rye, who kindly organised a CAFOD stall in St Mary’s Church at the annual Christmas Fayre there. An assortment of Christmas gifts were on display at the CAFOD stall including: toys, candles, pictures, creams, a tea pot and a variety of many interesting gifts. They raised an amazing £155.47 for CAFOD.
If you are thinking of doing a Christmas fundraiser for CAFOD why not look at our website for ideas.
Would you like to
make a difference this Christmas?
If your answer is yes, CAFOD has created a very special and meaningful way to do it through out World Gifts.
are CAFOD’s alternative charity gifts that transform lives and support
communities to break free from poverty. Whether it’s teaching someone to read,
or giving enough seeds to grow a year’s worth of food in a vegetable garden,
World Gifts has a perfect gift for everyone.
This virtual gift are great presents for friends, family,
teachers – and most importantly, make a very real difference to families around
World Gifts have already helped over 5,000 children to attend literacy classes – opening doors to education and work and has brought 100,000 animals to families – helping to create countless small businesses and improve their livelihoods.
How World Gifts works? Order your gifts online, by phone (0808 14 000 14) or using freepost order form. Receive a beautifully illustrated card ready to personalise and give to your friend or love one. If you go online you can also choose to do this as an e-card, or print at home. Change the lives of families and communities. Each World Gift is a real example of CAFOD’s work. They sit within five different funds and when you choose a gift you will be supporting the are of work that the gift represents.
Big congratulations to St. Peter Parish for organising a cake sale which raised £128 for their Christmas project called “Do a good (goat) thing”. Through this initiative St. Peter parishioners are planning to raise more funds for CAFOD’s Christmas World Gifts and provide as many goats as possible to help transform the lives of poor communities and families in developing countries.
What a great example to make a positive impact in people’s lives!
Do you also want to make a difference in people’s lives? Talk to your friends, family and community members about World Gift for Christmas. You do also can organise different fundraising events and help to change the lives of those living in poverty.
But, WHAT IS A
CAFOD’s WORLD GIFTS?
World Gifts are CAFOD’s alternative charity gifts that
transforms lives. Perfect for Baptisms, birthdays and anniversaries, you can
choose a unique, virtual gift that will make a real difference to a family
living in poverty. And, that warm fuzzy feeling comes with free delivery.
For example, St. Peter Parishioners’ “virtual goats gift” provides a perfect livestock for many families living in rural areas. Goats are relatively easy to look after and can provide up to 12 pints of nutritious milk a week. It also produces free fertilizer which they can use to help grow crops.
Each World Gift is a real example of CAFOD’s work. When you choose a gift, you support the area of CAFOD’s work that this gift represents. Take a look at Gifts in Action for more information about world gift funds, and visit CAFOD’s World Gifts and choose your virtual Christmas gift now!