CAFOD says a huge ‘thank you’ to everyone who participated in this year’s Walk Against Hunger challenge! Whether you walked, jogged, skipped, or even swam – we hope you found the experience fun and rewarding. Join us, as we celebrate and highlight the positive difference your actions have made to children like Lombeh.
Cecilia Iorio, CAFOD’s Brazil Country Representative, warmly invites you to the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester to hear first-hand from indigenous leader and activist Mauricio Ye’kuana, who together with his people fights to protect the Brazilian Amazon rainforest from illegal invaders for us all. The event is taking place on 11 June from 2pm.
With the approach of warmer weather – take advantage of the sunny days and take on a summer FUNraiser for CAFOD!
This summer you could organise your own strawberry and cream tea party or even host a teddy bear’s picnic for younger children to join in the fun. Roll out the bunting and your ‘best china’ and see how much you could raise.
CAFOD supporters have been busy running all over the country doing marathons, half marathons and 10km races. There are loads of opportunities to run for CAFOD and we have just launched a new set of events to sign up for on our website.
Roper talks to Margaret Clark, President of the National Board of Catholic
Women (NBCW), about the year of fundraising for CAFOD’s 60th
anniversary and invites you to a quiz on Saturday May 7th at 7pm,
raising money to support vulnerable Lebanese and refugee women.
Neil Roper, our Events Coordinator, shares the story of a project which has provided reliable and accessible “clean” and “safe” water for Junamina Primary school as well as villagers in Minsale and Siafugama, Zimbabwe.
Against Hunger is the new Lent walking challenge from CAFOD. Christine Allen, CAFOD’s Director, tells us why she is getting
involved and why the issue of hunger is so important to CAFOD and its history.