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.
Continue reading “Running off Christmas with CAFOD”
January 8, 2021
Prompted by lockdown and the events of the last 12 months, David Ross wanted a will he could be proud of. He rewrote his will to include a gift for CAFOD that will help families around the world to carry on in hope.
Continue reading “A will that reflects my Catholic faith and how I live that out”
December 11, 2020
Neil Roper, our Fundraising Events Executive, invites you to run, walk or toddle 5km for CAFOD in our ‘Virtual’ Christmas Fun Run.
Continue reading “A Christmas fun run like no other”
November 24, 2020
With just over a month until Christmas, Sally Kitchener in our Communications team answers some of your questions about World Gifts – CAFOD’s virtual charity gifts.
Continue reading “Giving a charity goat this Christmas? All you’ve ever wanted to know about CAFOD World Gifts”
November 4, 2020
Roisin Beirne, CAFOD’s Candlelight Funds Officer, shares the stories of two special women who have been honoured by a donation to CAFOD in their memory.
Continue reading “In memory of two special women”
November 3, 2020
Therese, from CAFOD’s Digital Fundraising team, lost her Grandpa during the coronavirus lockdown. She reflects on the life he led and how it felt to say goodbye during this time.
Continue reading “Saying the last goodbye during the coronavirus lockdown”
October 28, 2020
Anna set up a Candelight Fund in memory of her husband Johnny. Now his gentleness and kindness continues to reach communities around the world.
Continue reading “Pushing away the darkness”
October 8, 2020
This Harvest we are doing things a bit differently at CAFOD. Even with the challenges of coronavirus, there are lots of great ways to get involved this year – like cooking and sharing delicious food from around the world with your loved ones. Neil Roper from CAFOD’s Fundraising team is here to explain how.
Continue reading “Get ready for the Global Family Food event”
August 8, 2020
Bishop David Oakley of Northampton Diocese reflects on the impact the coronavirus pandemic has had in the UK and around the world, and how he plans to support CAFOD’s Summer of Hope in a simple but effective way. We can all do something, so why not get involved!
Continue reading “Bishop David Oakley’s message of hope”
August 6, 2020
Many families around the country have been fundraising during the coronavirus pandemic. This amazing family from Scotland joined CAFOD’s Summer of Hope, and each walked 26,000 steps in a day to raise funds for those less fortunate than themselves.
Continue reading “How one family’s walking challenge helped to spread hope this summer”