Name your Charity!

Name itYour chance to help St John’s make a difference!

Thank you to everyone who nominated a charity.

A total of 14 charities were nominated, and they are listed below in alphabetical order under “National” (six charities) and “International” (eight charities), depending on their main area of operation.

 

National

Canal & River Trust maintains and promotes the use and enjoyment of over 2,000 miles of waterways in the UK
M3 Job Club supports business professionals in the local area back into work
Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust manages over 50 nature reserves in the county to protect and nurture wildlife
The Lilly Foundation supports patients, their families and carers affected by mitochondrial diseases and funds research into the diseases
Thrive uses social and therapeutic horticulture to improve physical and mental health, as well as thinking and communication skills
Woodland Trust plants, restores, protects, and maintains trees and woodlands in the UK

International

Barnabas Fund supports projects which help Christians who face discrimination, oppression, or persecution because of their faith
Fairtrade Foundation works with farmers, businesses, and governments to make trade fair through social, economic, and environmental standards
Friends of Myanmar helps children’s education and community development in and around the town of Tamu in north-west Myanmar
Global Greengrants Fund assists communities to develop local solutions to issues of climate change, pollution, and environmental destruction
Mercy Ships provides free healthcare and surgery aboard a hospital ship for people in the poorest nations of west and central Africa
Holy Cross Theological College, Myanmar trains future ordinands and leaders of the Church of the Province of Myanmar at the only Anglican college in the country
Rainforest Trust works with local communities to purchase and protect threatened tropical forest to protect endangered wildlife
Tearfund partners with local agents in the world’s poorest countries to address poverty and injustice through sustainable development

St John’s PCC will decide at their October meeting which charities will be supported for 2022 to 2024. So speak to any member of the PCC and let them know now which charities you feel St John’s should support.