March 31, 2021
One year, before lockdown, rather than visiting family in Scotland CAFOD’s Anne Fegan decided to have a different Holy Week. She walked the Camino de Santiago, and found each day memorable for different reasons.
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March 16, 2021
Neil Roper tells us about his family’s love for hot cross buns and invites you to take part in a Hot Cross Bunraiser for CAFOD!
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March 9, 2021
Father Dominic, the parish priest at St Bede’s, Basingstoke, tells us why CAFOD’s Walk for Water appeal this Lent is so personal to him.
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March 8, 2021
Becky Such reflects on the charity gifts from CAFOD that particularly highlight the struggles of women living in poverty.
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March 5, 2021
Artist Luisa Rodriguez is fundraising for CAFOD in an innovative way. When Hurricanes Eta and Iota struck Central America late last year, she responded by using her skills to create pieces of art that are being sold to help support emergency response work.
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February 25, 2021
Sophia had never done any fundraising up to now, or even enjoyed running, but this Lent she is doing something different to fight poverty by representing CAFOD in the Royal Parks Half Marathon.
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February 5, 2021
In her role as a CAFOD parish volunteer, Jenny Hayward-Jones is getting creative about preparing for Lent. She has five suggestions for how you can run CAFOD’s Lent Appeal in your parish this year despite the current restrictions affecting us all.
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February 2, 2021
CAFOD volunteer Julie Valentine shares three ideas for how to join the Walk for Water challenge if doing 10,000 steps a day doesn’t work for you.
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January 26, 2021
Apart from tie your shoes, that is! Hannah from CAFOD’s fundraising team suggests some fun craft ideas for shoelaces to make use of your green Walk for Water laces – if you aren’t wearing them on your feet.
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January 22, 2021
CAFOD supporters from all over England and Wales braved the cold to take part in our virtual national fun run over Christmas, raising almost £20,000 so far. Ciara Hogan, our Community Participation Coordinator in the Shrewsbury diocese, looks back on the event.
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