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18 January 2018

Our Christmas Appeal 2017: a big thank you!

Ben Thomas photo Ben Thomas Head of Operations
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Thank you so much for your generous gifts towards our Christmas Appeal.  The appeal this year raised a total of £22,110 — providing support to charities at home and away.

Your generosity this year has provided:

  • Tearfund (in association with Heart for Lebanonwill receive £11,055 (half of the total raised). David Bloomfield came to Above Bar Church on Sunday 14 January to receive the cheque on behalf of Tearfund.
  • Christians Against Poverty will receive £1,995 towards hampers for clients. We have distributed 50 hampers this year to clients who are being supported by CAP to become debt-free. (Read more about our CAP Centre.)
  • Southampton City Mission’s Basics Bank will receive £9,059 to support those in desperate need of emergency food and clothing.

We are confident that these charities will use these gifts to bless those in need this year.

Find out more about each charity on our Christmas Appeal 2017 page »

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